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Lone Birth - Ethical Dilemmas

Vol. 13, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 3 As AIMS members know, ethical standards in research are always in our minds when we look at the latest studies and sum…   Read more…

Misoprostol for induction of labour: Untested, Unapproved and Unnecessary

Vol. 13, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Editorial by Beverley Beech AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 3 Doctors here and in the US are using an unlicensed and untested new drug to induce labours…   Read more…

My experience with misoprostol

Vol. 13, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jessica Evans AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13, No 3 While still uncommon in the UK, more and more hospitals are falling under misoprostol's spell. Here…   Read more…

Misoprostol - Letters in The Lancet

Vol. 13, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 3 The following letters, one promoting the continued use of misoprostol and one warning of its dangers, have appeared in…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 13, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Autumn 2001, Vol 13 No 3 Who's on duty? - registrars influence women's type of birth. What does "perinatal mortality" m…   Read more…

Misoprostol (Cytotec)

Vol. 13, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal Vol 13 No 3 IMPORTANT DRUG WARNING CONCERNING UNAPPROVED USE OF INTRAVAGINAL OR ORAL MISOPROSTOL IN PREGNANT WOMEN FOR INDUCTION OR LABOR…   Read more…

What happens when a woman needs a caesarean?

Vol. 13, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 2 Two recent research papers suggest that women who need caesarean sections often fail to get them quickly enough. AIMS…   Read more…

Failing to meet the standard

Vol. 13, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13, No 2 The maternity unit in Bradford has published results of a three audits carried out over four years t…   Read more…

Emergency sections - how fast?

Vol. 13, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 2001, Vol 13, No 2 How long does it take to do an emergency caesarean? Two doctors in Leicester looked at records for 14…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 13, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Summer 2001, Vol 13 No 2 Are anaesthetists losing their skills? Ginger for nausea Babies' behaviour after birth Uterine…   Read more…

Vitamin K - An Alternative Perspective

Vol. 13, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Midwife Sara Wickham provides a much-needed update on vitamin K prophylaxis. AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 2 Childbearing women today are faced with a…   Read more…

Water Birth Mother Accused of Illegal Birth and Child Neglect

Vol. 13, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 1 Member Yasmin Sumpter writes about her experience Being a member of AIMS and actively campaigning for the legal and hu…   Read more…

Supporting the Mother - Where are the midwife advocates?

Vol. 13, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 1 Occasionally, at meetings and conferences, one hears midwives lay claim to being a woman'…   Read more…

Mother as Midwife

Vol. 13, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Ann and Heidi AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 1 This unique story is written from two perspectives, the grandmother - who is also a midwife - and the…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 13, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Spring 2001, Vol 13 No 1 How reliable is ultrasound of newborn babies? Acupuncture more beneficial than physio for preg…   Read more…

Blood Money

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2000, Volume 12 No 4 The UK Cord Blood Bank was launched on October 13th 2000 at a meeting in London. The first and only private cord bl…   Read more…

Defining Midwifery Practice

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By John Mason AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 4 AIMS has long argued for a midwifery ruling body separate and distinct from nursing. But should the spil…   Read more…

Diabetic Birth Without the Drip

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Elaine Lawson AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 4 I'm an insulin dependent diabetic. Eight years ago I gave birth to my first son Benjamin in hospital…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Winter 2000/2001, Vol 12 No 4 Breech babies - caesarean or vaginal birth? Drugs in labour and drug addiction Monitoring…   Read more…

Under-motivated, Under-skilled and Under Threat

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2000, Volume 12 No 4 When midwifery skills are in decline, the quality and safety of women's experience of birth is also under threat. A…   Read more…

Group B Strep and Pregnancy

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 3 Caught early enough Strep B can be treated successfully. Jane Plumb of the Group B Strep Support Group gives a brief o…   Read more…

HIV Testing and AIDS

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 3 Universal testing for all women? Beverley Beech believes the cost, at every level, may be too high. Human Immunodefici…   Read more…

Hospital-Acquired Infections

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Turning birth into an illness AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 3 Hospital acquired infections are becoming a real and persistent danger for birthing wome…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Autumn 2000, Vol 12 No 3 Brain Damage from Amniocentesis We Were Wrong - The Baby Has Downs Discrimination in Dublin Ea…   Read more…

A Nail in the Coffin for Home Birth

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

New UKCC guidelines fail to support mothers and midwives AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 3 The United Kingdom Central Council for Nurses, Midwives and H…   Read more…

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