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German Birth Centres

Vol. 20, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 2 Elisabeth Geisel says Germany is leading the way On Monday, 7th July 2008 a contract was signed in order to establish…   Read more…

The Hungarian state of affairs of non-institutionalised birth

Vol. 20, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Ágnes Geréb AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 2 Ágnes Geréb highlights the difficulties faced by women and their birth attendants 2007 has been the mos…   Read more…

Maternity care in Luxembourg

Vol. 20, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 2 Maryse Arendt gives an overview of the situation for mothers in her country Luxembourg is a tiny country situated bet…   Read more…

Maternity services in Ireland

Vol. 20, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 2 Anne Matthews and Jene Kelly look at the challenges for maternity services in Ireland Irish maternity services are alm…   Read more…

Maternity care in Portugal

Vol. 20, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 2 Mary Zwart offers a brief overview of maternity services available to Portuguese women This is a first impression of m…   Read more…

The perinatal situation in Italy

Vol. 20, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 2 Piera Maghella looks at Italy's maternity statistics There are approximately 60 million people living in Italy. There…   Read more…

The Spanish Situation

Vol. 20, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 2 Andrea Anguera & Angela Müller look at the medical attitude to birth in Spain and efforts to support midwifery and nor…   Read more…

Breast is Best

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Emily Cox wonders why policy conflicts? Breast is best Breastfeed your baby exclusively for six months Breastfeed on…   Read more…

Choosing Midwifery Only Care

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Caroline Corderys quest to get the care she wanted The National Service Framework states that there should be 'the op…   Read more…

Letters

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Thoughts of Hurting the Baby I really wanted to express my responses to this article. I'm writing as a retired midwif…   Read more…

Lies, Damned Lies and Obstetric Opinion

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

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [sic] (ACOG) has issued a press…   Read more…

Michelle's Story

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 I'm lucky to have such a supportive husband and Kate, my Sure Start Midwife. When my labour started I went into the l…   Read more…

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…

Book Reviews

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Until Our Hearts Are On the Ground edited by D Memee Lavell-Harvard…   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…

Culture Clash

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20, No 1 Gina Lowdon explores the implications of cultural perspectives on mothering I was recently given the opportunity to r…   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…

Book Reviews

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

AIMS Journal, 2007/8, Vol 19 No 4 Birth After Caesarean by Jenny Lesley; reviewed by Moira Clark Pregnancy, Birth and Maternity Care: Feminist Perspec…   Read more…

Defining and recording normal birth

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

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 4 AIMS Chair Beverley Lawrence Beech looks for a more accurate definition of normality In an article in 1997, Normal Bir…   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…

Making normal birth a reality

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

AIMS Journal, 2007, Vol 19 No 4 National Childbirth Trust press release 15.11.07 The multi-disciplinary Maternity CareWorking Party (MCWP) has develop…   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…

RCOG and VBAC

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

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 We have been aware for many years that the risk of uterine rupture in a future pregnancy is underplayed by obstetricia…   Read more…

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