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Twins and lack of consent

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Kate Cox describes her experience birthing premature twins I arrived at the Delivery Suite at 32+3 weeks gestation hav…   Read more…

Who Makes Which Decision?

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Gina Lowdon talks about the realities of making birth choices In early March 1992, a little over two weeks after I gav…   Read more…

Violence in Venezuela

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Elizabeth Prochaska looks at ground-breaking laws protecting the rights of women South America is notorious for its as…   Read more…

Enforcing birth choices

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Elizabeth Prochaska asks if women have a legal right to choose where they give birth As cuts to hospital budgets bite,…   Read more…

Professional Indemnity Insurance for Independent Midwives

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Helen Dresner Barnes explores the erosion of choice for women and midwives Today, a woman wishing her maternity care t…   Read more…

Dr Ágnes Geréb - update

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Donal Kerry continues the campaign against injustice Dr Ágnes Geréb is the leading obstetrician and midwife in Hungary…   Read more…

An Apology to Emily

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Lisa Sykes shares her journey to empowered birth I'm still working up to apologising to Emily. It will be 18 years in…   Read more…

Birth Centre Closures

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Beverley Beech highlights some of the issues Over the years, an endless stream of government statements and official r…   Read more…

Birthplace Study Conference

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Holly Lyne gives a personal view of the recent Birthplace Study Contrary to what you've probably heard in the mainstre…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Born at Home, The Biological, Cultural and Political Dimensions of M…   Read more…

Report of the Sheffield Home Birth Conference on 10 March, 2012

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Report of the Sheffield Home Birth Conference on 10 March, 2012 There was great energy at the Sheffield Home Birth Con…   Read more…

Turning the tide?

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Beverley Beech, Nadine Edwards and Debbie Chippington Derrick look at birth place choices A significant nail in the co…   Read more…

Why Birth Centres Fail

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Mavis Kirkham, Ruth Deery and Deborah Hughes offer a case study In 2010 we published ‘Tensions and barriers in improvi…   Read more…

Halcyon Days

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Kathryn Gutteridge is extending choices for Low Risk Women in Birmingham Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trus…   Read more…

Choosing out of hospital birth

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Juliet Rayment presents some findings from the Birthplace in England Research Programme There’s been a lot of talk in…   Read more…

'NHS doulas'

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Adela Stockton looks at the issues around doulas working within the mainstream services I must confess to being purist…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Midwives Coping with Loss and Grief: Stillbirth, Professional and Pe…   Read more…

Dear BBC

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Holly Lyne's letter of complaint to the BBC on their portrayal of human birth I was absolutely outraged to see and hear…   Read more…

The emperor has no clothes

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Beverley Beech looks at what went wrong with improving maternity care In 1993 the House of Commons Select Committee pu…   Read more…

I would have just gone quietly...

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Holly Lyne shares her birth and complaint story Nearly three years ago my first child was born. I planned a home birth…   Read more…

Birthing identical twins

Vol. 24, No. 1, 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…

Letters

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Obstetric Failure Over the years in the AIMS Journal I have read many appalling accounts of ill-treatment, with Emmy L…   Read more…

Lies, damned lies and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (now called the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecol…   Read more…

Maternal mortality in the UK

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Shane Ridley explores the 'need for obstetric physicians’ article in the BMJ Most maternal deaths are now caused by pr…   Read more…

My birth story

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Catherine Rennie shares her story of intervention after intervention It is Valentine's Day when I discover I am pregna…   Read more…

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