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A Trial by Newspaper

Vol. 11, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Pat Thomas AIMS Journal, 1999, Vol 11 No 2 AIMS has been resoundingly criticised in the past for its stance on journalists and the way they portray…   Read more…

The Witch Hunt

Vol. 11, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech and Pat Thomas AIMS Journal, 1999, Vol 11 No. 2 An International Persecution of Quality Midwifery This is one of the most d…   Read more…

The Death of Midwifery? - It May Be Closer Than You Think

Vol. 11, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1999, Vol 11 No 1 I am a non-practising midwife and, for the moment, the lay chair of an inner city MSLC. I have a passion for the polit…   Read more…

MIDWIFERY - Will Higher Level Equal Lower Skill?

Vol. 11, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Beverley Beech AIMS Journal 1999, Vol 11, No 1 AIMS Chair Beverley Beech recently returned from Australia, buoyed up and optimistic about the futur…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 11, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Spring 1999, Vol 11 No 1 Birth Companions and Postnatal Depression Another Doula Study Infection Caused by Internal Exa…   Read more…

Mater Over Matter

Vol. 10, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Carey Morning AIMS Journal, Volume 10 No 4, Winter 1998/9 In October I attended Michel Odent's lectures "Childbirth: Needs, Dreams and the Reality…   Read more…

Miscarriage - The Loss of A Baby

Vol. 10, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Rosemary Mander AIMS Journal 1998, Vol 10, No. 4 Miscarriage and the grief which follows it have been widely ignored in the past. This may have bee…   Read more…

What's On The Menu?

Vol. 10, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Fiona Campbell Smith AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 4 With tongue firmly in cheek, AIMS takes a look at the menu mentality of modern maternity care…   Read more…

Precious Babies, Not Uterine Contents

Vol. 10, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 1998, Vol 10, No 4 Mary Waliace In 1997, I miscarried two of what the medical profession refer to as non-viable fetuses. To me they were…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 10, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Winter 1998/1999, Vol 10 No 4 Miscarriage - Not Abortion Was That Abortion Really Necessary? Kangaroo Care Babies Who C…   Read more…

Breech Presentation - Caesarean operation versus normal birth

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gina Lowdon AIMS Journal 1998, Vol 10, No 3 There are widespread fears surrounding vaginal delivery of the breech presentation and a lack of inform…   Read more…

Keep Your Hands off the Breech

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Mary Cronk, MBE AIMS Journal Autumn 1998, Vol 10 No 3 Mary Cronk, MBE is a well known and well respected independent midwife. During her many years…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, Autumn 1998, Vol 10 No 3 By Jean Robinson What Do Doulas Do? Scans Don't Help Growth Retarded Babies Ultrasound Failure in Norway Caesar…   Read more…

Turning Point for the Breech?

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 3 By Pat Thomas There can't be a breech mother alive who has not tried to turn her baby. AIMS receives a great many cal…   Read more…

Why are some babies breech?

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gina Lowdon AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 3 Sometimes a breech presentation can be explained by the mother's pelvic shape, the position of the plac…   Read more…

Active Management of Labour: The Irish Way of Birth

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

The Irish Way of Birth By Maire O Regan AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 2 "As a human female physiologic process labour is both a universal phenomenon a…   Read more…

Common Criticisms of Active Management of Labour

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Volume 10, No 2 Companion article to Active Management of Labour - The Irish Way of Birth The examination to judge the exact begin…   Read more…

Potential Dangers of Oxytocin

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 2 Oxytocin (Syntocinon) is a very potent artificial hormone and its use in labour is intended to mimic the natural horm…   Read more…

The Essential Midwife

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 2 Companion article to Active Management of Labour - The Irish Way of Birth The most fundamental aspect of active manag…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 1998, Vol 10, No 2 Walking in labour More thoughts on ultrasound Increase in birth defects Work and pregnancy Walking in…   Read more…

Trust guilty of abuse of power

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 2 Readers of this Journal will know that we have devoted a great deal of space (not to mention time and effort) in the c…   Read more…

Epidurals - Dead from the waist down

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal 1998, Volume 10, No 1 Epidural anaesthesia was developed by a German anaesthetist, Stoeckel, in the early 19…   Read more…

Is Labour Just a Pain?

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Pat Thomas AIMS Journal 1998, Volume 10 No 1 All women use pain relief in labour. Their methods can range from self-help techniques such as being u…   Read more…

Pethidine - A Little Shot Of Something Not So Nice

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 1993, Volume 10, No 1 Pethidine is a synthetic, addictive, narcotic drug which is similar to Morphine. It i…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal,1998, Vol 10 No 1 Risks of giving birth at night Risks of hospital antenatal care Long-term effects of postnatal depress…   Read more…

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