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AIMS during the 1970s

Vol. 32, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 By Shane Ridley AIMS Trustee I decided to read through the 1970s , starting with the Quarterly Newsletter for Septemb…   Read more…

AIMS during the 1960s

Vol. 32, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 by Dorothy Brassington AIMS Trustee and Treasurer It has been fascinating to read the early newsletters and discover…   Read more…

AIMS during the 1980s

Vol. 32, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 by Verina Henchy AIMS Trustee I was delighted to hear that the theme for this Journal is to look back over a 60 year…   Read more…

AIMS during the 1990s

Vol. 32, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 by Nadia Higson AIMS Trustee I chose to revisit the Journals from the 1990s because it was the decade in which I gave…   Read more…

AIMS during the 2010s

Vol. 32, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 By Virginia Hatton AIMS Trustee The 2010s is the decade in which my two children were born and when I became a member…   Read more…

AIMS during the 2000s

Vol. 32, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 By Emma Ashworth AIMS Trustee When asked to review a decade of AIMS Journal articles for the 60 th Anniversary editio…   Read more…

An interview with Baroness Julia Cumberlege

Vol. 32, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 by Rachel Boldero For this issue, as we mark the 60th anniversary of AIMS, the AIMS Campaigns team were keen to invit…   Read more…

The CQC 2019 survey of women’s experiences of maternity care

Vol. 32, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 2 By Nadia Higson The Care Quality Co…   Read more…

Leeds Trust fails to follow National VBAC Guidelines

Vol. 32, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 1 By Helen Cox Leeds Trust are denyin…   Read more…

Abusing language

Vol. 32, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 1 By Emma Ashworth and Verina Henchy…   Read more…

Being Believed: Obstetric violence in the age of #metoo

Vol. 32, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 1 By Maddie McMahon The story of the…   Read more…

Compassionately Communicating

Vol. 32, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 1 By Katie Olliffe Early in my career…   Read more…

Cracking the media paywall: how to access newspaper articles for free!

Vol. 32, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 1 By Jo Dagustun Everyone working to…   Read more…

Manifesto for the performance of vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) at home (HBAC)

Vol. 32, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 1 Sarah Le Quang Sang’s performance p…   Read more…

Interview with Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent

Vol. 32, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 1 Interview by Jo Dagustun For this i…   Read more…

Reclaiming birth after caesarean

Vol. 32, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 1 By Debbie Chippington Derrick In th…   Read more…

Interview with… Kemi Johnson

Vol. 31, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 4 Interview by Rachel Boldero. 1. When did you get involved in birth issues, and why? When I was fifteen years old, I w…   Read more…

Oxytocin: Love, Birth and Bulldogs

Vol. 31, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 4 By Tracy Ripley Often, our hormones are viewed as a torment, they shoulder the blame for mood swings, irritability, a…   Read more…

Embracing the female body: What can we learn from history?

Vol. 31, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 4 By Gemma McKenzie In 1892 Charlotte Perkins Gilman published a short semi-autobiographical story entitled ‘The Yellow…   Read more…

Induction with synthetic oxytocin: less is more

Vol. 31, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 4 By Linn Shepherd Administration of synthetic oxytocin - induction of contractions Synthetic oxytocin has been used si…   Read more…

Do animals need doulas?

Vol. 31, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 4 By Katie Hickey Before I became a doula, I was a practising veterinary surgeon. I’ve had medical doctors joke with me…   Read more…

Resolving conflict around childbirth choices

Vol. 31, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 4 By Paul Golden Respecting birthing women’s rights The law requires that birthing women and their families have their…   Read more…

Failures in Maternity System Regulation

Vol. 31, No. 3, 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 3 By Beth Whitehead After a difficult…   Read more…

Therapies for Birth Trauma

Vol. 31, No. 3, 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 3 By Emma Svanberg [Photograph by Phi…   Read more…

Against the odds: Breastfeeding twins despite NHS errors, and how I found the support I needed

Vol. 31, No. 3, 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 3 By Nija Dalal-Small Photo credit: M…   Read more…

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AIMS during the 1970s

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AIMS during the 1960s

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 3 by Dorothy Brassington AIMS Trustee and Treasurer It has been fascinating to read the early newsletters and discover exactly what AIMS wa…

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AIMS during the 1980s

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