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Research Roundup

Vol. 15, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Summer 2003, Vol 15 No 2 Junior doctors cause more caesareans Immigrant women get worse birth care Sugar relieves pain…   Read more…

Book Reviews: Men Who Control Women's Health: The Miseducation of Obstetrician-Gynecologists, Diary of a Midwife: The Power of Positive Childbearing, Safety of Alternative Approaches to Childbirth, Ex

Vol. 15, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2003, Vol 15 No 2 Men Who Control Women's Health: The Miseducation of Obstetrician-Gyn…   Read more…

Confidence and confidentiality

Vol. 15, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Colleen Walker AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 2 What does confidentiality mean? Colleen Walker explores the issue from her own experience of the mat…   Read more…

Premature babies: Avoidable deaths

Vol. 15, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 2 The latest CESDI report 1 has some very revealing things to teach us all about the care of premature…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 15, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Spring 2003, Vol 15 No 1 Problems after preterm birth Making decisions in preterm labour Breast damage from baby care S…   Read more…

Shaken baby syndrome: Caused by hospital care

Vol. 15, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 1 A healthy baby is everyone's goal. Indeed, many practitioners still believe that the mode of birth is…   Read more…

The effects of child-protection investigations on maternity care

Vol. 15, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Beverley Beech examines the knock-on effects of the Climbie enquiry on maternity care AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 1 Over the last four years, AIMS h…   Read more…

The challenge of change in Wales

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 4 Even in the face of an unhelpful attitude from authorities, Welsh midwives are determined to bring about a radical cha…   Read more…

Failure in expectations: it's all your fault!

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 4 When a woman has a bad birth experience, where does the blame lie? A recent notice posted by a midwife on the Nursing…   Read more…

Through a glass darkly

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 14 No 4 In May 1994, Rachel Whiting gave birth, at age 33, to her first son in Scunthorpe Hospital. The traumatic and frighteni…   Read more…

Medical litigation in maternity care

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

NHS Forth Valley with RCM Forth Valley Branch, Stirling Royal Infirmary, Stirling, 8 November 2002. AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 4 Nadine Edwards rep…   Read more…

In Memoriam: Mireille Jospin Dandieu

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal Vol 14 No 4 Midwife and energetic campaigner Born 1910 Married 1930 Robert Jospin (died 1990; two sons, two daughters) Died La Celle-St-C…   Read more…

National Service Framework Maternity Module

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Open Forum Event in Leeds, January 2003 AIMS Journal, Vol 14, No 4 Elizabeth Key The 'National Service Framework' sounds as unalluring as NHSspeak can…   Read more…

Nursing and Midwifery Council

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Meeting at Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow, 7 November 2002 by Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal 2002, No 14, Vol 4 The new Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) w…   Read more…

Post-traumatic stress disorder: AIMS' voice at the RCOG

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal Vol 14 No 4 by Jean Robinson Recent evidence shows that suicide was the single largest cause of maternal death during the first year afte…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Autumn 2002, Vol 14 No 4 Misoprostol trial stopped as too dangerous Anger after childbirth Female obstetricians choose…   Read more…

Home birth: a realistic possibility

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 4 Joint meeting of the Forum on Maternity and the Newborn of the Royal Society of Medicine, Royal Coll…   Read more…

Book Reviews: Choice in Birth Care: The Place of Birth & Have the Birth You Want

Vol. 14, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website Choice in Birth Care: The Place of Birth by Kirsi Viisainen; reviewed by Nadine Edwards Have the Bir…   Read more…

Cochrane Collaboration Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Vol. 14, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 3 10th Anniversary Meeting, November 2002 By Elizabeth Key The Pregnancy and Childbirth Group of the Cochrane Collaborat…   Read more…

Ectopic Pregnancy: The Facts

Vol. 14, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2002, Vol 14 No 3 An ectopic pregnancy is where the fertilised egg becomes implanted outside of the womb, usually in the fallopian tube…   Read more…

Ectopic pregnancy: A personal account

Vol. 14, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 3 by Laura Abbott There are 20,000 ectopic pregnancies a year in the UK alone. This is more than double the cases of cer…   Read more…

The midwife you have called knows you are waiting...

Vol. 14, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 3 by Pat Thomas The first responsibility of a consumer group is to the consumer. This obvious statement is central to un…   Read more…

Money running out for convenience caesareans

Vol. 14, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 3 The leading British health insurer AXA PPP Healthcare has said it will no longer pay for caesarean births because of u…   Read more…

Perspectives on normal birth

Vol. 14, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 3 Written in 1996, Californian midwife Ronnie Falcão's description of what goes wrong in modern birth and the importance…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 14, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Autumn 2002, Vol 14 No 3 Size of baby and mother's weight Induction at 41 weeks? 'Born before arrival': bad for baby, b…   Read more…

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