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National Maternity Review

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 The National Maternity Review, chaired by Baroness Cumberlege, has now finished its programme of national consultation…   Read more…

Book Reviews: Breast Intentions & Teach don't tell

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Breast Intentions by Allison Dixley; reviewed by Debs Neiger Teach d…   Read more…

ENOUGH

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Today I am saying ENOUGH! ENOUGH to the lies women are told about their 'incapable' bodies ENOUGH to the bullying and…   Read more…

VBAC in birth centres

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Helen Shallow looks at women, VBAC, choice and decision-making In 2013 I wrote about 'deviant mothers and midwives' 1…   Read more…

After Birthplace

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Louisa Noël looks at the Birthplace England follow-on study The National Institute for Health Research has published a…   Read more…

Alongside midwifery units

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Andrea Nove looks at the evidence supporting out-of-hospital models of care The Birthplace in England study 1 found th…   Read more…

Changing a birthing culture

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Becky Reed explores why so many women with the Albany Midwifery Practice had home births In our Midwifery Practice (Th…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website Water birth: stories to inspire and inform edited by Milli Hill; rev…   Read more…

Out-of-hospital safety

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 For this news page, we have provided details of a number of recent research reports (all available online) on the bene…   Read more…

What do official reports say?

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Beverley Beech sets out the consistent official support for home birth over nearly 25 years I recently examined some o…   Read more…

Poppy's story

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Poppy Johnson talks about her decision to birth at home and how it was supported I knew from the moment I saw the litt…   Read more…

Home birth research

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Gemma McKenzie looks at additional evidence on birthing at home Recently, there have been a number of studies publishe…   Read more…

Sowing the seeds

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Jessie Johnson-Cash and Rachel Reed explore establishing a healthy microbiome for your baby Imagine a freshly ploughed…   Read more…

Woman-led care

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Nadine Edwards and Vicki Williams explore the links between relationships and good care This issue has focused on mate…   Read more…

Zara's birth

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Sandar Warshal tells the story of the birth of her grandson Raphael What could be more important than one's own birth…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 When a Baby Dies: the experience of late miscarriage, stillbirth and…   Read more…

Caring for parents

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Gill Boden, Debbie Chippington Derrick and Shane Ridley talk about stillbirth 'Imagine a love so strong that saying he…   Read more…

Counting the kicks

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Gemma McKenzie asks, what's the evidence behind it? There has been growing interest in the charity 'Count the Kicks' a…   Read more…

Memories of George

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Radka Elliott wrote this piece only two days after George's birth I would like to share our story, which is very fresh…   Read more…

My story

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Heather talks about creating memories of her son Raymond Being a mother is all I have ever wanted to do, but the fates…   Read more…

One chance to get it right

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Amanda Hunter talks about providing bereavement care after stillbirth or the death of a baby The Listening to Parents…   Read more…

One-to-one care

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Lulu Stacey shares her experience of supportive midwifery in a case-loading practice This personal reflection draws on…   Read more…

Perinatal mortality

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Beverley Beech comments on the MBRRACE Perinatal Surveillance Report This is the first UK perinatal surveillance repor…   Read more…

A stillbirth legacy

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Nicky Heppenstall shares why she became a volunteer remembrance photographer The moment you're told your baby has died…   Read more…

Stillbirth support resources

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Shane Ridley highlights good support organisations and their websites Groups supporting parents There are many sources…   Read more…

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