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Book Review: Behind the Smile by Emma Pearson

Vol. 31, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: The Roar Behind the Silence: Why kindness, compassion and respect matter in maternity care

Vol. 31, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: Misconceptions: Truth, Lies and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: Traumatic Childbirth by Cheryl Beck, Jeanne Driscoll and Sue Wats

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: Unassisted Childbirth by Laura Kaplan Shanley

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: When Survivors Give Birth, by Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: The Positive Breastfeeding Book: Everything you need to feed your baby with confidence, by Amy Brown

Vol. 30, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: Ina May’s Guide to Breastfeeding, by Ina May Gaskin

Vol. 30, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: How to have a baby: mother-gathered guidance on birth and new babies, by Natalie Meddings

Vol. 30, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: Confident Birth by Susanna Heli

Vol. 30, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Review: A Midwife's Story: Life, love and birth among the Amish by Penny Armstrong and Sheryl Feldman

Vol. 30, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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Book Reviews: Why home birth matters; How to heal a bad birth

Vol. 30, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

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A message from the new AIMS Book Review Editor, Jo Dagustun

Vol. 29, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 3 Over the years, AIMS has provided a trusted book review service to its members and others, publishing reviews in its J…   Read more…

Reviews; Little Daisy-Mae: The Girl Who Couldn’t Wait, WHOOSH! A Little Book for Birth Companions

Vol. 29, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 29 No 3 Little Daisy-Mae: The Girl Who Couldn't Wait WHOOSH! A Little Book f…   Read more…

Reviews; Gestational diabetes, Why Starting Solids Matters, The Positive Birth Book.

Vol. 29, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 2 Gestational Diabetes Why Starting Solids Matters The Positive Birth Book Gestational Diabetes By Deborah Hughes AIMS,…   Read more…

Reviews; Why the politics of breastfeeding matter, The princess and the poo.

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Why The Politics of Breastfeeding Matter The Princess and the Poo Why The Politics of Breastfeeding Matter By Gabriell…   Read more…

Reviews: Trust your Body, Trust your Baby; Why Mothers' Medication Matters

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website Trust your Body, Trust your Baby: How learning to listen changes everything Why Mothers' Medication…   Read more…

Book review; Birth in focus

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Birth in Focus Becky Reed Pinter and Martin 2016 978-1-78066-235-0 R…   Read more…

Book reviews: One Man's Medicine, Beyond the Sling, Why your baby's sleep matters

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 One Man's Medicine an autobiography of Professor Archie Cochrane by…   Read more…

Book Reviews; Men, Love and Birth, The Ultimate Guide to Green Parenting & A Doula's Journey

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Men, Love and Birth by Mark Harris; reviewed by Gill Boden The Ultim…   Read more…

Book Reviews: Breast Intentions & Teach don't tell

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Breast Intentions by Allison Dixley; reviewed by Debs Neiger Teach d…   Read more…

Book Reviews

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

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website Water birth: stories to inspire and inform edited by Milli Hill; rev…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 When a Baby Dies: the experience of late miscarriage, stillbirth and…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Am I Allowed? by Beverley Lawrence Beech; reviewed by Vicki Williams…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 27 No 1 Group B Strep Explained by Sara Wickham; reviewed by Group B Strep E…   Read more…

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