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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…

Breech birth: A midwifery approach

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 AIMS' Chair Beverley Lawrence Beech reports from a meeting of the Royal College of Obstetri…   Read more…

...But things are also the same

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2003, Vol 15 No 4 How did a fit healthy woman, Laura Touche, die in childbirth at a modern hospital? What fol…   Read more…

Community maternity unit sets the standard

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Avril Nicoll AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 Avril Nicoll discusses the Scottish Executive's controversial strategy to increase the number of commu…   Read more…

Did yours have Marmite on?

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Suzanna Nock AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 What's it like to be an AIMS volunteer and a Mum? Suzanna Nock enlightens us. I am very proud to be as…   Read more…

The Politics of Cot Death

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15 No 4 Recent court cases have shown that officials are all too quick to blame the mother in incidents of cot death. AIMS' Res…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Winter 2003, Vol 15 No 4 Stress and fetal growth Antibiotics for the baby Higher mortality with weekend births Vitamin…   Read more…

Things are changing...

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jane Wright AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 AIMS has been in the forefront of campaigning to improve maternity care for the last 43 years and, for…   Read more…

The war on group B strep

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Sara Wickham AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 Midwife Sara Wickham provides the background and explores the options open to women diagnosed with bac…   Read more…

Whoops!

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15 No 4 The following story illustrates - yet again - the risks pregnant women run when seen in Accident & Eme…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2003/4, Vol 15 No 4 Birth Centres: A Social Model For Maternity Cases edited by Mavis…   Read more…

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