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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…

Policing Pregnant Women

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 25 No 1 Vicki Williams shines a light at commonly accepted compliance strategies Welcome to your 2013 new look AIMS Journal. I…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 25 No 1 Bad Pharma: How drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients by…   Read more…

AIMS Campaign Network

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Vicky Garner calls out on behalf of all mothers in the UK - a midwife for me and my baby! In New Zealand in the 1990s…   Read more…

Child Protection Guidelines

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Samantha Davey asks if they are Good Practice or a case of Guilty Until Proven Innocent There is no doubt that protect…   Read more…

Colchester General Hospital

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Lana Bartholomew shares her experience of labour, birth and a complete lack of support When I gave birth to my daughte…   Read more…

Perinatal Mental Illness

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Angeline Brunel Dickson writes about her experience with postnatal depression and how this led to a group of women mak…   Read more…

Safeguarding Compliance

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Beverley Beech reports on a situation of extreme retaliation against parents who disengage In March 2006 Sarah Beverto…   Read more…

The Curate's Egg Service

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Laura Robinson describes her experience of overzealous health visiting In December 2004, I gave birth to a beautiful h…   Read more…

Together Against Bullying

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Lucia Montesinos asks midwives to come together and support each other to change culture I am a caseloading home birth…   Read more…

Birthing identical twins

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Robyn Hall shares her journey of pregnancy with identical twins As I was sitting in the waiting room for my 12 week sc…   Read more…

'No alcohol, no risk'

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Gill Boden reports on the FASD information for midwives This 26-minute film has just been released by NOFAS-UK, the Na…   Read more…

Bigger is not always better!

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Sarah Davies and Heather Rawlinson discuss the experience of centralisation of maternity services in Greater Mancheste…   Read more…

Childbirth as entertainment

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Gill Boden asks whether the current trend for televising birth is more appropriately titled birthporn Recently Britain…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Wilful Blindness: Why we ignore the obvious at our peril by Margaret…   Read more…

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