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NICE Guidelines and Appraisals - How we can make a difference

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Debbie Chippington Derrick reports on how we can make a difference to the guidelines and appraisals from the National Institute for Health and Clinica…   Read more…

OMOM and IMA CMM: Two Acronyms for Radical Change

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 3 Founder of the One Mother, One Midwife OMOM Campaign (OMOM) Laura Abbott explains the thinking behind the movement, an…   Read more…

We're Having a Baby

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Vicki Bevan AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 3 Vicki Bevan reflects on a beautiful peaceful birth completely at odds with her hospital trauma My third bi…   Read more…

Women Helping Women Prisoners

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Diana Parkinson AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 3 Diana Parkinson, chair of the trustees of Birth Companions, informs AIMS members about the charity tha…   Read more…

A Labour of Love?

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Lee Seekings-Norman AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 3 Lee Seekings-Norman reports back on A Labour of Love? Emotion Work and Reproduction Conference on…   Read more…

Liberating childbirth

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 3 Ruth Sharples Weston gave a rousing speech at the Birmingham conference that had everyone on their feet and clapping b…   Read more…

Do women want midwives or obstetric nurses?

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Beech AIMS Journal 2005, Vol 17, No 3 AIMS Chair Beverley Beech reflects on the success of the Birmingham Conference. On the 1st October t…   Read more…

Do Women Want Midwives or Obstetric Nurses?

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 3 AIMS Vice Chair Nadine Edwards offers extracts based on her talk which embraced the whole theme of the joint conferenc…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 17, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 3 ULTRASOUND OPINIONS Scans and Bonding When Scans Give Bad News One of our constant concerns is the pu…   Read more…

Book Reviews

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 2 Childbirth Without Fear: The principles and practice of natural chil…   Read more…

Research Roundup

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

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, 2005, Vol 17 No 2 Effects of Drug on Breastfeeding Baby's Stress from Birth Postnatal Bladder Care - Need for Action Un…   Read more…

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…

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