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NMC - still unfit for purpose

Vol. 25, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No3 Beverley Beech explains some of the issues with the NMC fitness to practise system Following an inquiry by the Council f…   Read more…

Harsh Myths, Harsher Realities

Vol. 25, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 2 Jo Murphy-Lawless talks about maternal deaths in Ireland and the maternity services crisis On the 28th June, 2011, the…   Read more…

Improving Our Thinking

Vol. 25, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 2 Elselijn Kingma shows us how to change maternity care by changing the way we think about it Without doubt, our health…   Read more…

Irish Inquests

Vol. 25, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 2 Jo Murphy-Lawless looks at the inquest into Savita Halappanavar’s death and its aftermath The full inquest on the death…   Read more…

Neonatal resuscitation

Vol. 25, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 2 David Hutchon and Amanda Burleigh look at breathing support and optimal clamping Have you ever thought that your baby m…   Read more…

Childbirth, Nature and Culture

Vol. 25, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, Vol 2 One of the greatest gifts of my childhood was to be in direct contact with animals. My palms still feel the memory of…   Read more…

Bullying by Court Application

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 25 No 1 Jo Murphy-Lawless talks about the application for a court-ordered caesarean in Ireland On 9 March 2013, there was an e…   Read more…

Policing Pregnant Women

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 25 No 1 Vicki Williams shines a light at commonly accepted compliance strategies Welcome to your 2013 new look AIMS Journal. I…   Read more…

AIMS Campaign Network

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Vicky Garner calls out on behalf of all mothers in the UK - a midwife for me and my baby! In New Zealand in the 1990s…   Read more…

Child Protection Guidelines

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Samantha Davey asks if they are Good Practice or a case of Guilty Until Proven Innocent There is no doubt that protect…   Read more…

Colchester General Hospital

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Lana Bartholomew shares her experience of labour, birth and a complete lack of support When I gave birth to my daughte…   Read more…

Perinatal Mental Illness

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Angeline Brunel Dickson writes about her experience with postnatal depression and how this led to a group of women mak…   Read more…

Safeguarding Compliance

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Beverley Beech reports on a situation of extreme retaliation against parents who disengage In March 2006 Sarah Beverto…   Read more…

The Curate's Egg Service

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Laura Robinson describes her experience of overzealous health visiting In December 2004, I gave birth to a beautiful h…   Read more…

Together Against Bullying

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Lucia Montesinos asks midwives to come together and support each other to change culture I am a caseloading home birth…   Read more…

Birthing identical twins

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Robyn Hall shares her journey of pregnancy with identical twins As I was sitting in the waiting room for my 12 week sc…   Read more…

'No alcohol, no risk'

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Gill Boden reports on the FASD information for midwives This 26-minute film has just been released by NOFAS-UK, the Na…   Read more…

Bigger is not always better!

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Sarah Davies and Heather Rawlinson discuss the experience of centralisation of maternity services in Greater Mancheste…   Read more…

Childbirth as entertainment

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Gill Boden asks whether the current trend for televising birth is more appropriately titled birthporn Recently Britain…   Read more…

Delaying the clampers

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Amanda Burleigh explains the call to change NICE guidance on cord clamping Approximately 50 years ago oxytocic drugs w…   Read more…

Salford’s ‘new from old’ service

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Alison Richardson introduces Saint Mary’s Birth Centre Salford in the North West of England has a long history of prov…   Read more…

Blackburn Birth Centre

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Suzanne Unsworth and Caroline Broome share a vision for the future In line with government policy, , 1 , 2 East Lancas…   Read more…

Different parents, different needs

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Alex Smith looks at meeting diverse needs in an antenatal class Within every antenatal class there is a glorious compl…   Read more…

Making choices

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Beverley Beech highlights some key issues In the United Kingdom women have the legal right to birth at home if they so…   Read more…

Beware the Dead Baby Card...

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Johanne Dagustun reveals that it is not always played in the baby's best interests Call me naive if you wish, but I wa…   Read more…

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