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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…

Campaigning for Equal Access

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 26 No4 Donna Scott gives a petitioner’s perspective of requesting donor breastmilk through the Scottish Parliament Donor breas…   Read more…

NCT Breastfeeding Package

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Commissioning communications crisis will hit breastfeeding targets, says NCT NCT, the UK’s largest parent charity, has…   Read more…

Welcome in Wakefield

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 3 Emma Ashworth introduces Wakefield’s Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme When my first child was born, almost 9 years ago, I…   Read more…

ABM Conference June 2013

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Association of Breastfeeding Mothers, June 2013 My baby, Jacob, and I had a great time at the ABM conference in June 20…   Read more…

Family Constellations

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 3 A workshop with Julia Duthie, January 2013 For me, January 2013 turned out to be quite a busy start in the birth world.…   Read more…

Apple Dumplings

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No3 Virginia Howes shares her breastfeeding video Making breastfeeding trendy, fun and glamorous, this video aims to promote…   Read more…

Breastfeeding in public

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No3 I thought it was ok I could understand their reasons They said ‘There might be young children or a nervous man seeing’ t…   Read more…

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…

Book Reviews

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 2 Where Have All the Mothers Gone? by Jean Chamberlain Froese; reviewe…   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…

When women are forgotten

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 2 There is no doubt that the death of Savita Halappanavar is a tragic waste of a young woman’s life. There is no doubt th…   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…

Postpartum aggravation

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 2 Alicja Piotrowska describes her experiences of postnatal intervention We found out we were having our first baby in Se…   Read more…

March for Independent Midwifery

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 2 22nd March 2013 With an early start through rush hour traffic, scampering back to the car to retrieve an extra pair of…   Read more…

Farce or Tragedy?

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 2 Donal Kerry looks at the ongoing case of Dr Ágnes Geréb Dr Ágnes Geréb returned to the Hungarian courts on 6 December…   Read more…

Withholding the Truth : The misoprostol debate continues

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 2 In Denmark, in 2012 a woman was given misoprostol to induce labour even though she specifically asked not to have it. T…   Read more…

Toxic Maternity

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

AIMSs Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 2 Beverley Beech elaborates on the curious case of Greek placentas Women who give birth at home in the UK, and in many…   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…

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