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Precious Babies, Not Uterine Contents

Vol. 10, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 1998, Vol 10, No 4 Mary Waliace In 1997, I miscarried two of what the medical profession refer to as non-viable fetuses. To me they were…   Read more…

Breech Presentation - Caesarean operation versus normal birth

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gina Lowdon AIMS Journal 1998, Vol 10, No 3 There are widespread fears surrounding vaginal delivery of the breech presentation and a lack of inform…   Read more…

Keep Your Hands off the Breech

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Mary Cronk, MBE AIMS Journal Autumn 1998, Vol 10 No 3 Mary Cronk, MBE is a well known and well respected independent midwife. During her many years…   Read more…

Turning Point for the Breech?

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 3 By Pat Thomas There can't be a breech mother alive who has not tried to turn her baby. AIMS receives a great many cal…   Read more…

Why are some babies breech?

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gina Lowdon AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 3 Sometimes a breech presentation can be explained by the mother's pelvic shape, the position of the plac…   Read more…

Active Management of Labour: The Irish Way of Birth

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

The Irish Way of Birth By Maire O Regan AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 2 "As a human female physiologic process labour is both a universal phenomenon a…   Read more…

Common Criticisms of Active Management of Labour

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Volume 10, No 2 Companion article to Active Management of Labour - The Irish Way of Birth The examination to judge the exact begin…   Read more…

Potential Dangers of Oxytocin

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 2 Oxytocin (Syntocinon) is a very potent artificial hormone and its use in labour is intended to mimic the natural horm…   Read more…

The Essential Midwife

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 2 Companion article to Active Management of Labour - The Irish Way of Birth The most fundamental aspect of active manag…   Read more…

Trust guilty of abuse of power

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 2 Readers of this Journal will know that we have devoted a great deal of space (not to mention time and effort) in the c…   Read more…

Epidurals - Dead from the waist down

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal 1998, Volume 10, No 1 Epidural anaesthesia was developed by a German anaesthetist, Stoeckel, in the early 19…   Read more…

Is Labour Just a Pain?

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Pat Thomas AIMS Journal 1998, Volume 10 No 1 All women use pain relief in labour. Their methods can range from self-help techniques such as being u…   Read more…

Pethidine - A Little Shot Of Something Not So Nice

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 1993, Volume 10, No 1 Pethidine is a synthetic, addictive, narcotic drug which is similar to Morphine. It i…   Read more…

Swings and Roundabouts of Folic Acid

Vol. 9, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 1997, Vol 9, No 3 When I first read the early reports that folic acid and vitamins might prevent neural tube defects lik…   Read more…

First Caesarean

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Susan McIntosh I very nearly died 7 and a half months ago at Odstock Hospital, having my first child. I suffer from fl…   Read more…

Vaginal Birth after Caesarean

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Nicky MacPhail My first daughter was born 41/2 years ago by an elective caesarean due to high blood pressure. This exp…   Read more…

Vaginal Birth following Caesarean Section

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 After a caesarean for her first baby Yvonne Williams was appalled to discover that a natural vaginal birth after caesa…   Read more…

Changing Childbirth

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Nancy Stewart In a new report, "Changing Childbirih: Interventions in labour in England and Wales", the Maternity Alli…   Read more…

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