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MBRRACE and the disproportionate number of BAME deaths: Why is this happening and how can we tackle it?

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

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 2 By Gemma McKenzie In November 2018 MBRRACE-UK 1 published a report on how many women had died in childbirth in the UK…   Read more…

Research Review: Women’s experiences of induction of labour

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Gemma McKenzie Coates, R. Cupple…   Read more…

Research Review: "Women’s descriptions of childbirth trauma relating to care provider actions and interactions."

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Gemma McKenzie reviews Reed R. Shar…   Read more…

Computerised interpretation of fetal heart rate during labour (INFANT): a randomised controlled trial, The INFANT Collaborative Group

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 3 Gemma McKenzie summarises the INFANT trial, 21 st March 2017 http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140…   Read more…

The Albany analysis

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Sarah Davies summarises the long-awaited analysis of the Albany Midwifery Practice data Midwifery continuity of carer…   Read more…

Research

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Evaluation of satisfaction with care in a midwifery unit and an obstetric unit: a randomized controlled trial of low-r…   Read more…

Perineums and positions

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Perineal injuries and birth positions among 2992 women with a low risk pregnancy who opted for a homebirth. Edqvist et…   Read more…

Induction and age

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Randomized trial of labor induction in women 35 years of age or older Walker KF, Bugg GJ, McPherson M, McCormick C, Gr…   Read more…

Caesareans and obesity

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Association between cesarean birth and risk of obesity in offspring in childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood Cha…   Read more…

We need a health system that meets ‘the needs of the person/patient’

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 BMJ 2015; 351 doi: dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4448 (Published 17 August 2015) ‘“Over one billion people worldwide do not…   Read more…

Home birth research

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

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Gemma McKenzie looks at additional evidence on birthing at home Recently, there have been a number of studies publishe…   Read more…

Counting the kicks

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

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Gemma McKenzie asks, what's the evidence behind it? There has been growing interest in the charity 'Count the Kicks' a…   Read more…

Support for loss

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

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Nadia Higson reviews berevement support in early and late pregnancy Women's experiences of the care they receive follo…   Read more…

Controlled cord traction

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

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Gill Gyte asks, is it needed to deliver the placenta? Controlled cord traction (CCT) is traction applied to the umbili…   Read more…

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists guidelines: How evidence based are they?

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

By Gemma McKenzie AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Prusova K, Tyler L, Churcher A and Lokugamage AU (2014) Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecolo…   Read more…

Maternity care providers' perceptions of women's autonomy and the law

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

By Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Kruske S, Young K, Jenkinson B and Catchlove A (2013) Maternity care providers' perceptions of women…   Read more…

2010 National Maternity Survey

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

By Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Lindquist A, Kurinczuk JJ, Redshaw, Knight M (2014) Experiences, utilisation and outcomes of materni…   Read more…

AIMS homebirth survey

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Nadia Higson shares the results of an exploration of what is on offer to women Most women who want one are able to ach…   Read more…

Women’s safety alerts in maternity care: is speaking up enough?

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 3 Rance S, McCourt C, Rayment J, et al (2013) Women’s safety alerts in maternity care: is speaking up enough? Quality an…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gill Boden and Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 2 Perinatal Pitocin as an early ADHD biomarker: neurodevelopmental risk? Safe preventio…   Read more…

Research Reviews

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Gemma Mckenzie and Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Birth control Anti D Birth control Rachel Thompson and Yvette Miller (2014) Birth…   Read more…

Research Roundup

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

Andrea Nove AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Caesareans and increased risk Caesareans and increased risk J.P. Souza, A.M. Gülmezoglu, P. Lumbiganon, G.…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 23, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Andrea Nove AIMS Journal, 2011, Vol 23 No 3 IMUK Perinatal Mortality Review IMUK Perinatal Mortality Review This study is a follow-up to a large-sc…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 23, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Reviewed by Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal, 2011, Vol 23 No 2 Third Stage Reviewed Nadine Edwards summarises the Cochrane Review of active v expectant ma…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 22, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Debbie Chippington Derrick AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 2 Risk factors for uterine rupture and neonatal consequences of uterine rupture: a populat…   Read more…

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Editorial: Everyone’s an individual…

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 2 We’re all different, with different colour eyes that see We’re all the same, we all have a heart that beats We’re all different, with dif…

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Diverse, not defective

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 2 By Beth Whitehead The latest MBRRACE report 1 was released in November 2018. I found it veryx difficult to read as I couldn’t help but th…

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High BMI waterbirth – time for trus…

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 2 By Amber Marshall The Winterton Report 1 in 1992 recommended that all maternity services provide women with the option to labour and/or b…

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Events

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AIMS Volunteers Meeting

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UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative 201…

28 - 29 November 2019, SEC Centre Glasgow Speakers include: Day 1 Dr Chris van Tulleken – Doctor and leading BBC science presenter Robert Boyle – Clinical Reader in Paedi…

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International Maternity Expo

A two day (12 and 13 November) international maternity festival and trade expo from the producers of All4Maternity , The Practising Midwife and Maternity & Midwifery Foru…

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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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