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Help us to save our Birthing Units!

Vol. 17, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Tina Bolton AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17 No 2 Tina Bolton calls for action in an ongoing campaign to save two Petersfield sites. July 4th - The day Pe…   Read more…

Ethics Watch

Vol. 17, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 2 Jean Robinson reports on the difficult ethical area of "consent" and "informed choice", and calls for an update on the…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 17, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 1 Breech Birth - What are my options? by Jane Evans; reviewed by Joann…   Read more…

Hands off that breech!

Vol. 17, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Mary Cronk MBE AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17 No 1 Independent Midwife Mary Cronk MBE makes a plea for more research, and suggests ways to help women bi…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 17, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Volume 17 No 1, 2005 More Comments on the Breech Trial Breech Birth in Shrewsbury Misoprostol - an unlicensed drug More…   Read more…

Ultrasound

Vol. 17, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Beech AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 1 In the last issue, AIMS Chair Beverley Beech reported on ultrasound advertising. We report back on t…   Read more…

Why Mothers Die

Vol. 17, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17 No 1 Jean Robinson concludes her review of the latest Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths for 2000-2002 1 . We sent in…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 16, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2004/5, Vol 16 No 4 Am I Allowed? by Beverley A. Lawrence Beech; reviewed by Julia Mag…   Read more…

Why are more mothers dying?

Vol. 16, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 16, No 4 Jean Robinson examines the latest Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Death in the UK 1 , and suggests that levels of s…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 16, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 16 No 4 Ultrasound: good news (and bad) Teenage mums can do well Drugs in pregnancy and schizophrenia Ultraso…   Read more…

Who says ultrasound is safe?

Vol. 16, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004/5, Vol 16, No 4 In light of the growing trend for making keepsake videos and DVDs of babies in utero, AIMS Chair Beverley Beech exam…   Read more…

The truth behind the NICE guidelines on caesarean section

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 3 Debbie Chippington Derrick, an AIMS member who was part of the Guideline Development Group, offers insight into the st…   Read more…

Health Visitors or Health Police?

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16 No 3 Jean Robinson reports on how health visiting is increasingly being dominated by surveillance, not support, with all mot…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Vol 16 No 3, 2004 Risk of scar rupture Multiple births raise cerebral palsy risk Weighing babies Breastfed babies dying…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2004, Vol 16 No 3 That Bath's Got No Taps by The Millinson Family; reviewed by Suzanna…   Read more…

Keeping MUM: Reflections on a campaign to save a maternity unit

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16 No 3 The Keep MUM campaign of 2000–2001 started as a letter to a newspaper. Here, campaign coordinator Avril Nicoll reflects…   Read more…

How AIMS spent its lottery money

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16 No 3 As many of you are aware, AIMS recieves a lottery grant and, at the end of each year, we have to report on what we did…   Read more…

21st-century midwifery: NHS community midwifery models

Vol. 16, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, Summer 2004, Vol 16 No 2 Annie Francis and Brenda van der Kooy report on a new model of midwifery care, fully supported by AIMS, from th…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 16, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Summer 2004, Vol 16 No 2 Selenium prevents pre-eclampsia Violence in pregnancy Another risk for caesarean scars Outpati…   Read more…

Book Reviews: Redefining Motherhood: Changing Identities and Patterns & Mothers and Midwives: The Ethical Journey

Vol. 16, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2004, Vol 16 No 2 Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website Redefining Motherhood: Changing Identities and Patterns edited by Sh…   Read more…

NICE guidelines for caesarean section

Vol. 16, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 2 Beverley Lawrence Beech reports on the caesarean section guidelines for parents, birth supporters and those who work i…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2004, Vol 16 No 1 Employment Rights: The Guide for Lone Parents ; reviewed by Beverley…   Read more…

"It's hospital policy..."

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 1 The language of birth can be very disempowering for women, perhaps no more so, argues Alice Charlwood, than when a pra…   Read more…

Is it murder to refuse a caesarean?

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 1 Barrister Barbara Hewson reflects on the recent Utah case and its implications for women here I was shocked to learn e…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Spring 2004, Vol 16 No 1 Risk of uterine rupture Antidepressants in pregnancy Fear of childbirth: does counselling help…   Read more…

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