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A story from the north

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

By Alison Philp AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Alison Philp shares the story of her birth and complaint outcomes It is more than a year since my daug…   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…

Complaints are heard

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

By Vicki Williams AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Journal Editor Vicki Williams reports on some actions taken in response to complaints AIMS has heard…   Read more…

Denied a home birth

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

By Sara Shah AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Sara Shah tells her story of staff shortages and lack of choice I am finally writing my story of being de…   Read more…

What makes a good birth?

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

By Jenny Gaskell AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Jenny Gaskell shares a story of tragedy, triumph and the value of good support, a story which suggest…   Read more…

Letters - Child protection?

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

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Domestic Abuse I have to write and say how much it means to me to hear that I am not alone in feeling that child-prote…   Read more…

Believing in Normal

Vol. 20, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 4 Lee Seekings Norman looks at some of the issues surrounding supportive midwifery This edition focuses on some of the d…   Read more…

Film Review

Vol. 20, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 4 Reviewed by Julie Dawd Title: The Business of Being Born Director :…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 20, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 4 Normal Childbirth: Evidence and Debate edited by Soo Downe; reviewed…   Read more…

Increasing home birth is vital

Vol. 20, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 4 Denis Walsh looks at the future of maternity services in the UK Midwives often use personal anecdotes to illustrate le…   Read more…

Making Normal Birth a Reality

Vol. 20, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 4 Beverley Lawrence Beech looks at the Normal Birth Consensus Statement When campaigning to change the quality of matern…   Read more…

Book Reviews

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Holistic Midwifery: A Comprehensive Textbook for Midwives in Homebirt…   Read more…

Closed Doors

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Recently the national newspapers carried the story of a woman who was sent home in labour, and when she tried to retur…   Read more…

Home Birth and Normality

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Midwife and mother of two Sarah Davies reflects I have two children, now in their teens, both born at home. My first l…   Read more…

Home birth, the normal option

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 AIMS Vice Chair Nadine Edwards looks at what helps and hinders normal birth Sally Willington, AIMS's Founder and Presi…   Read more…

Negotiating a Normal Birth

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Nadine Edwards discusses some of the negotiations women face when planning a home birth The following article is based…   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…

Home birth in Holland

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Dutch ENCA member Thea van Tuyl dispels some of the myths about why Holland has such a high home birth rate During our…   Read more…

Sheffield Home Birth Conference 2008

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Making women the focus of maternity care Saturday 29 March 2008 St Mary's, Bramall Lane, Sheffield By Michelle Barnes…   Read more…

Changing the way the wind blows

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Presentation by Ruth Weston Dr Andrew Weil makes this statement in the foreword of Dr Gaudet’s book ‘Consciously Femal…   Read more…

Safe Births: Everybody's business

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 King's Fund. February 2008 Reviewed by AIMS Vice Chair Nadine Edwards I am sure that all of us who have sat on committ…   Read more…

An impossible dream?

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Melanie Hughes describes her journey to a home birth after four caesarean sections After five children, four of whom w…   Read more…

AIMS AGM

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 By Catherine Williams We are sisters on a journey Singing now as one Remembering the ancient ways The women and the wi…   Read more…

Birth Position

Vol. 20, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 2 The latest Healthcare Commission survey says: 'Staying mobile can help the labour progress so it is important that whe…   Read more…

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