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PTSD After Birth

Vol. 20, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Midwife Kate Simpson looks at PTSD as a result of oppression Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was first listed i…   Read more…

Quotation Corner

Vol. 20, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Home birth is illegal... Women are frequently misinformed about their right to give birth at home and, not uncommonly…   Read more…

Women as Obstetric Fashion Victims

Vol. 20, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Jane Wright highlights her paper delivered to the NCT AGM and conference, 13th October 2007, Belfast. On Monday 3rd S…   Read more…

Child Protection

Vol. 20, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Last August Jean Robinson wrote the following letter to the Department of Health explaining the views of AIMS 20th Au…   Read more…

Birth of Mutual Understanding and Respect

Vol. 20, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Tamara Parnay looks at cultivating an empathic environment for the sharing of our birth stories Birthing is a hugely…   Read more…

The journey to hospital

Vol. 19, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 4 Independent Midwife Bridget Sheeran explores the experiences of women travelling long distances from home to hospital…   Read more…

How to ask the wrong question to get the 'right' answer

Vol. 19, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 4 Debbie Chippington Derrick questions the Healthcare Commission's Review of Maternity Services 2007 As an exercise in o…   Read more…

Sure Start - a template for empowerment?

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 Beverley Lawrence Beech comments on two recent reports Sure Start is a government programme designed to bring together…   Read more…

The New World Health Organisation Growth Charts

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Magda Sachs, PhD Breastfeeding Supporter, The Breastfeeding Network AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 The answer to all our problems with weighing breas…   Read more…

Born in private and in peace

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 Natasha Hawkes shares the story of her unassisted birth in the Canary Islands During the last 12 months my husband and…   Read more…

Healthcare Improvements?

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 Ann Keen (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health) has stated that there are '474 more consultants in obstet…   Read more…

Home Birth in the News

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 Michelle Barnes shares how women in Sheffield are supporting themselves and each other I first set-up Sheffield Home B…   Read more…

Intrapartum Care Guideline

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 Gill Boden reports on the Educational Launch Meeting of the NICE Guideline Intrapartum Care: Care of healthy women and…   Read more…

'It is illegal to give birth at home without a midwife.' NO it is NOT

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 AIMS Chair Beverley Lawrence Beech comments on two recent reports Many people imagine that a campaigning pressure grou…   Read more…

Natural Birth After Caesarean

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 3 Debbie Chippington Derrick describes the reaction of midwives to her VBAC presentation Co-owner www.caesarean.org.uk I…   Read more…

Recorded Delivery

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Michelle Barnes AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 A national survey of women's experience of maternity care This survey was conducted using a random…   Read more…

Thoughts of hurting the baby

Vol. 19, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 Jean Robinson explores the ultimate taboo One of the advantages of being involved in a help line which is totally conf…   Read more…

Between Agency and Structure

Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 2 Sociologist Julie Trottier shows how difficult it can be for women to confront maternity services In her talk, publish…   Read more…

A Difficult Choice

Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 2 Caroline Hollins Martin, Lecturer in Midwifery University of Manchester, explores the difficulties that midwives face…   Read more…

Listen With Mother

Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 2 AIMS chair Beverley Lawrence Beech shares her thoughts on the changes that have and have not happened over the years T…   Read more…

Montrose Midwifery Unit

Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 2 Jo Murphy Lawless visited one of the most woman centred facilities in Scotland An article that appeared in a recent AI…   Read more…

Normal Birth in Ireland

Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 2 Declan Devane challenges us to embrace change and to make birth normal After some very difficult years, there is a gro…   Read more…

Notes to the Milkman

Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 2 Less challenging than writing a clear birth plan? "Dear Milkman, I've just had a baby, please leave another one." "Ple…   Read more…

Radical patient groups

Vol. 19, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 2 Charlotte Williamson explores the emancipation of patients What are AIMS and other radical patient groups about? Radic…   Read more…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Vol. 19, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 1 Jean Robinson asks,`Where do we go from here? The horror stories still come in from mothers, and I could weep at every…   Read more…

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