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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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Resolution – Moving forward from a…

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 3 By Emma Ashworth For years, AIMS produced a small book called “Making a Complaint about Maternity Care” which looked at the different way…

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The AIMS Guide to Resolution: A new…

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 3 By Shane Ridley I’m very pleased to introduce a book, The AIMS Guide to Resolution After Birth , which is being released shortly, in the…

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Failures in Maternity System Regula…

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 3 By Beth Whitehead After a difficult birth, it is natural to feel overwhelmed and exhausted. What I found the toughest part to deal with w…

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Events

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Midlands Maternity & Midwifery Fest…

The festival runs from 8am to 5pm on 23rd April 2020 and includes expert speakers, an exhibition, seminars and an awards ceremony. Speakers include: Mary Renfrew FRSE (Pr…

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Perinatal Mental Health Maternity S…

8.30am - 5pm Study day, including networking breaks and lunch, with sessions on the following topics: Bipolar support in pregnancy and planning for the postnatal period M…

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AIMS Volunteers Meeting

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Latest Campaigns

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Letter to The Guardian in response…

Sent 9th May 2019 By email ( guardian.readers@theguardian.com ) Dear Sir, I write in response to the opinion piece by Barbara Ellen entitled “Meghan Markle’s home birth s…

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AIMS Response to MBRRACE-UK Report…

Download PDF MBRRACE-UK: Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care MBRRACE-UK: Perinatal Mortality Surveillance report for births in 2016 www.npeu.ox.ac.uk/mbrrace-uk/reports…

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Implementing Better Births: Continu…

Download PDF Commissioners and providers across England, guided by their MVPs, are working across the country to implement sustainable Continuity of Carer models of care,…

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