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Obituary of Frances Oldham Kelsey, 1914-2015

Vol. 31, No. 3, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 3 By Marein Schmitthenner, doula and AIMS volunteer Frances Oldham Kelsey was a Canadian-American pharmacologist and ph…   Read more…

Obituary of Philomena Canning, September 1959 – March 2019

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 Marie O’Connor Philomena Canning…   Read more…

Obituary of Mary Cronk, 1932-2018

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 Mary Cronk’s family announced that…   Read more…

Obituary: Clare Fisher

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

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No 2 Clare Fisher (28 September 1963 - 2…   Read more…

Obituary: Prunella Mary Briance

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 3 (31 January 1926 - 14 July 2017) Prunella Mary Briance founded the Natural Childbirth Trust in 1958; it became the Nat…   Read more…

Louise Hulton

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 2 (1970 – 2017) The AIMS committee were very sad to hear about the death of Louise Hulton on the 31 March 2017, former A…   Read more…

Jean Donnison

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 2 (1925 – 2017) In 1977 Jean published her classic work 'Midwives and medical men: a history of the struggle for the con…   Read more…

Frédérick Leboyer

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

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 2 (1918 – 2017) Known for his groundbreaking 1974 book Birth Without Violence (made into a documentary film on 2008), Le…   Read more…

Andrea Roslyn Robertson

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Andrea Roslyn Robertson 16.02.1948 - 28.04.2015 In the UK we had Sheila Kitzinger, in the USA they had Doris Haire and…   Read more…

A tribute to Sheila Kitzinger

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

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Sheila Kitzinger with AIMS Trustee Chloe Bayfield Sheila devoted much of her life to raising awareness about medicalis…   Read more…

Doris Buttry Haire

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

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 3 Doris Buttry Haire died peacefully at her and her husband's home in Charlottesville Virginia on 7th June 2014 at the a…   Read more…

Dr Betty Tylden 1918 - 2009

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Betty Tylden was an eminent family psychiatrist who, for several decades, helped many AIMS patients traumatised by exp…   Read more…

Philippa Micklethwaite, Countess of Limerick (1914-2009)

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Philippa Micklethwaite, aged 94, widow of Sir Robert, died peacefully at home on 13th January, 2009. She first came to…   Read more…

In Memorium: Sally Willington

Vol. 20, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Born: Sonia Gwendoline St. Leger on 25th May 1931 Married: David Willington a land surveyor Children: Clare Willington…   Read more…

In Memoriam: Mireille Jospin Dandieu

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal Vol 14 No 4 Midwife and energetic campaigner Born 1910 Married 1930 Robert Jospin (died 1990; two sons, two daughters) Died La Celle-St-C…   Read more…

Marsden Grigg Wagner

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

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 2 23 February 1930 – 27 April 2014 Marsden Wagner, who died at the age of 84, will be known to thousands of childbirth a…   Read more…

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