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Face to face with the GMC

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 An Open Letter from Michael D Innis It was difficult, Niall Dickson, Chief Executive and Registrar of the General Medi…   Read more…

Lip service and red tape

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Susan Merrick asks if RCM practice guidance makes any difference in maternity care As interventions in labour and birt…   Read more…

Research Reviews

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Gemma Mckenzie and Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Birth control Anti D Birth control Rachel Thompson and Yvette Miller (2014) Birth…   Read more…

What else is in that?

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 AIMS is often asked about the content of drugs by those with allergies or who practise abstinence diets (for example,…   Read more…

Which? Birth Choice

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Miranda Dodwell introduces a new website providing information on local maternity services The website ( www.which.co.…   Read more…

Woman-led care

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 1 Vicki Williams asks for evidence and compassion in maternity services Women remember the births of their children fore…   Read more…

Personalised maternity care?

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014 Vol26, No 1 Emma Ashworth reports on the Health Education England meeting, 28 February 2014, Leed s Personalised maternity care sta…   Read more…

The face of birth

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No1 Where the Personal gets Political – An Australian documentary about pregnancy, childbirth and the power of choice This…   Read more…

Free to leave home - Agnes Gereb

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 1 21 Februar y 2014 Update on the campaign to free Ágnes Geréb, Yes, it has finally happened! Ágnes is now free from hou…   Read more…

Antenatal Care

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 4 Vicki Williams asks if it is care that improves pregnancy outcomes rather than check-ups It is considered known that a…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website . AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 4 Law, Policy and Reproductive Autonomy by Erin Nelson Hart 2013 ISB…   Read more…

Editorial: Free from Choice

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 4 Vicki Williams takes a journey to primal birthing This issue of the AIMS Journal is a journey into a place far from ma…   Read more…

Mixing the Message

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 4 Rachel Reed highlights some of the confusing information given to women The concept of 'early' or 'latent' labour emer…   Read more…

Freebirth and Social Services

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Melissa Thomas describes her experience of a babymoon shattered by intervention AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol25 No4 My first experience of birth was truly e…   Read more…

Welcome to the world

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No4 Vicki Williams shares the story of her sixth child, a home birth after two sections I like best to call the birth of my…   Read more…

Joanna Joy shares her birth story

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 23 No 4 Holly Elfin was born at 6.55am on Saturday the 11th of August 2012. If you follow the astrological significance of bir…   Read more…

The 4th European Midwives Association Education Conference

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25, No 4 On 29 and 30 October 2013 in Maastricht, The Netherlands, 209 midwives from 25 countries gathered to discuss midwifer…   Read more…

They said what?

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 'You can buy test strips to check for alcohol levels in your milk. ' These magic strips of course do not tell you what…   Read more…

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Birth

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 An AIMS talk by Kathryn Gutteridge, July 2013 Heading up to Birmingham with a couple of birth enthusiasts was a great…   Read more…

Book Reviews

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Saggy Boobs and Other Breastfeeding Myths by Valerie Finigan; review…   Read more…

Full-term Breastfeeding

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Katherine Dettwyler discusses how biological norms are overwritten by culture I have spent my career as a biocultural…   Read more…

Myth Busting Milk Banking

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Gillian Weaver throws some facts at the misconceptions that abound There are so many myths surrounding milk banking, d…   Read more…

Making the Most of Change

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Two pieces of research have been published recently that provide yet more evidence that midwifery based care from a kn…   Read more…

Supporting Breastmilk

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No3 Vicki Williams talks about some of the barriers to supporting breastfeeding Supporting breasts is about so much more th…   Read more…

Night Feeding

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 3 Vicki Williams sheds some light on the benefits of night feeds It is no real surprise that the lure of using controlle…   Read more…

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