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NICE Guidelines and Appraisals - How we can make a difference

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Debbie Chippington Derrick reports on how we can make a difference to the guidelines and appraisals from the National Institute for Health and Clinica…   Read more…

OMOM and IMA CMM: Two Acronyms for Radical Change

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 3 Founder of the One Mother, One Midwife OMOM Campaign (OMOM) Laura Abbott explains the thinking behind the movement, an…   Read more…

We're Having a Baby

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Vicki Bevan AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 3 Vicki Bevan reflects on a beautiful peaceful birth completely at odds with her hospital trauma My third bi…   Read more…

A Labour of Love?

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Lee Seekings-Norman AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 3 Lee Seekings-Norman reports back on A Labour of Love? Emotion Work and Reproduction Conference on…   Read more…

Liberating childbirth

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 3 Ruth Sharples Weston gave a rousing speech at the Birmingham conference that had everyone on their feet and clapping b…   Read more…

Do women want midwives or obstetric nurses?

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Beech AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 3 AIMS Chair Beverley Beech reflects on the success of the Birmingham Conference. On the 1st October t…   Read more…

Do Women Want Midwives or Obstetric Nurses?

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 3 AIMS Vice Chair Nadine Edwards offers extracts based on her talk which embraced the whole theme of the joint conferenc…   Read more…

Ethics Watch

Vol. 17, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 2 Jean Robinson reports on the difficult ethical area of "consent" and "informed choice", and calls for an update on the…   Read more…

Hands off that breech!

Vol. 17, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Mary Cronk MBE AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17 No 1 Independent Midwife Mary Cronk MBE makes a plea for more research, and suggests ways to help women bi…   Read more…

Ultrasound

Vol. 17, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Beech AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 1 In the last issue, AIMS Chair Beverley Beech reported on ultrasound advertising. We report back on t…   Read more…

Why Mothers Die

Vol. 17, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17 No 1 Jean Robinson concludes her review of the latest Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths for 2000-2002 1 . We sent in…   Read more…

Why are more mothers dying?

Vol. 16, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 16, No 4 Jean Robinson examines the latest Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Death in the UK 1 , and suggests that levels of s…   Read more…

Who says ultrasound is safe?

Vol. 16, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004/5, Vol 16, No 4 In light of the growing trend for making keepsake videos and DVDs of babies in utero, AIMS Chair Beverley Beech exam…   Read more…

The truth behind the NICE guidelines on caesarean section

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 3 Debbie Chippington Derrick, an AIMS member who was part of the Guideline Development Group, offers insight into the st…   Read more…

Health Visitors or Health Police?

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16 No 3 Jean Robinson reports on how health visiting is increasingly being dominated by surveillance, not support, with all mot…   Read more…

21st-century midwifery: NHS community midwifery models

Vol. 16, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, Summer 2004, Vol 16 No 2 Annie Francis and Brenda van der Kooy report on a new model of midwifery care, fully supported by AIMS, from th…   Read more…

NICE guidelines for caesarean section

Vol. 16, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 2 Beverley Lawrence Beech reports on the caesarean section guidelines for parents, birth supporters and those who work i…   Read more…

"It's hospital policy..."

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 1 The language of birth can be very disempowering for women, perhaps no more so, argues Alice Charlwood, than when a pra…   Read more…

Is it murder to refuse a caesarean?

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 1 Barrister Barbara Hewson reflects on the recent Utah case and its implications for women here I was shocked to learn e…   Read more…

Breech birth: A midwifery approach

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 AIMS' Chair Beverley Lawrence Beech reports from a meeting of the Royal College of Obstetri…   Read more…

...But things are also the same

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2003, Vol 15 No 4 How did a fit healthy woman, Laura Touche, die in childbirth at a modern hospital? What fol…   Read more…

Community maternity unit sets the standard

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Avril Nicoll AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 Avril Nicoll discusses the Scottish Executive's controversial strategy to increase the number of commu…   Read more…

Did yours have Marmite on?

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Suzanna Nock AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 What's it like to be an AIMS volunteer and a Mum? Suzanna Nock enlightens us. I am very proud to be as…   Read more…

The Politics of Cot Death

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15 No 4 Recent court cases have shown that officials are all too quick to blame the mother in incidents of cot death. AIMS' Res…   Read more…

Things are changing...

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jane Wright AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 AIMS has been in the forefront of campaigning to improve maternity care for the last 43 years and, for…   Read more…

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