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The Montgomery ruling and your birth rights

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Editor’s note: The duty of doctors,…   Read more…

Gaining a person’s consent for medical treatment has to be ‘just right’

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Vintage illustration by Arthur Rack…   Read more…

Decision-making theory: Does Muriel have free will?

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Alex Smith Muriel is expecting a…   Read more…

Informed decision-making and the antenatal educator

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Caroline Smith As a perinatal ed…   Read more…

Pregnant and non-compliant: Rejecting fear-based healthcare and regaining informed consent

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Maria Lyons Picture this scenari…   Read more…

#mycaesarean: An innovative service improvement programme to enhance the birth experience for women undergoing elective caesarean

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . By Georgia Smith, Charlotte Harfo…   Read more…

Seen and unseen: Spirituality as an underestimated dimension of decision-making around birth

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . A reflection by Laura S. Jansson…   Read more…

Decisions about our care are for us - the service user - to make. Yes, but ...

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . By the AIMS Campaigns Team Regula…   Read more…

Putting Better Births’ Personalised Care into Practice: Comments on Progress and Recent Guidance of the Better Births Recommendation

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . By Georgia Clancy It’s been five…   Read more…

MBRRACE report: racial inequalities in maternity outcomes continue

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here . By Megan Disley On the 14th Janua…   Read more…

Birth Activists Briefing: Why it’s important for you to get involved in your local Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP)

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By the AIMS Campaigns Team Maternit…   Read more…

What has the AIMS Campaigns Team been up to this quarter?

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Covid-19: We have continued to be i…   Read more…

AIMS Commentary: the OASI care bundle debate

Vol. 33, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 3 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here by the AIMS Campaigns Team The pros…   Read more…

An Interview with Kuldip Bharj by the AIMS Campaigns Team

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Kuldip Bharj Many different organis…   Read more…

Martine Monksfield: A Deaf Mum’s maternity experience

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Martine Monksfield It was quite…   Read more…

Campaign update: Coronavirus and the maternity services

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here by the AIMS Campaigns Team Througho…   Read more…

Comment on MBRRACE-UK 2019 Perinatal Confidential Enquiry: Stillbirths and neonatal deaths in twin pregnancies

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Shane Ridley Trustee and Publica…   Read more…

Where is the village?

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Beth Whitehead Birth is one of t…   Read more…

Review of the Spanish documentary Birth in the 21st Century

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Birth in the 21 st Century is a Spa…   Read more…

Being in-between: An interview with an interpreter

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Katharine Handel Zori Jeffries Inte…   Read more…

Understanding Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP): The power of women coming together

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Jenny Chambers In this article,…   Read more…

What we’ve been up to this quarter!

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By the AIMS Campaigns Team The Camp…   Read more…

Listening to the pregnant body

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Editor's note: The theme of this is…   Read more…

Review of Pieces of a Woman

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Birth on Film Pieces of a Woman Dir…   Read more…

Where next for Better Births in England? Baroness Julia Cumberlege looks to the future

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By the AIMS Campaigns Team At the e…   Read more…

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