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Mariamni Plested's research methodology - Just ‘birth’: the phenomenon of birth without a healthcare professional

Vol. 35, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2023, Vol 35, No 4 Just ‘birth’: the phenomenon of birth without a healthcare professional Mariamni Plested Method This article forms pa…   Read more…

Dear Baroness Cumberlege

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Andy Beckingham writes to the Maternity Review Team Dear Baroness Cumberlege and the Maternity Review Team, I write to…   Read more…

Alongside midwifery units

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Andrea Nove looks at the evidence supporting out-of-hospital models of care The Birthplace in England study 1 found th…   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…

Letters

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

AIMS Journal 2007, Vol 19, No 3 Cascade of Intervention I am still in the process of coming to terms with the birth of my daughter last August. I had…   Read more…

Women Helping Women Prisoners

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Diana Parkinson AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 3 Diana Parkinson, chair of the trustees of Birth Companions, informs AIMS members about the charity tha…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 15, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Spring 2003, Vol 15 No 1 Problems after preterm birth Making decisions in preterm labour Breast damage from baby care S…   Read more…

Emergency sections - how fast?

Vol. 13, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 2001, Vol 13, No 2 How long does it take to do an emergency caesarean? Two doctors in Leicester looked at records for 14…   Read more…

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AIMS Workshop: Focus on Birth witho…

Join us for an interactive online AIMS workshop "Focus on Birth Without Bias" with Hannah King, midwife and professional doctorate student who is examining the contributi…

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Screening of the new 'Born at Home'…

Rosanna Sunshine from the Mother Rite is hosting a screening of the new 'Born at Home' Documentary with a showing in Bath on 22 May 2024 - please click here to find out m…

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Evidence Submission to The House of…

Find submission on UK Parliament webite https://committees.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/129150/pdf Introduction AIMS (Association for Improvements in the Maternity Servi…

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What are the priorities for midwife…

AIMS is proud to be supporting the RCM's Research Prioritisation project as a Project Partner and with one of our volunteers on the Steering Group www.rcm.org.uk/promotin…

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Parliamentary Inquiry into Birth Tr…

Introduction to AIMS and why AIMS is making a submission Since 1960, AIMS has been the leading advocate for improvements in UK maternity care. We have national and intern…

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