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Birth and family traditions in Fiji

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Siteri Tui Kurewaka; compiled by…   Read more…

The Experience of Pregnancy in the British Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities

Vol. 33, No. 2, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 2 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Sophie Davies Introduction Gypsy…   Read more…

Mothers are doing it for each other: A conversation with The Motherkind Café

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Katharine Handel Illustration by…   Read more…

Salutogenesis: how philosophy shapes practice

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Alex Smith Life on Pathogenia: a…   Read more…

Challenging attitudes and language around Down syndrome: The lived experience of a proud mother

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Nicola Enoch Improvements in the…   Read more…

Self Efficacy: What is it? Why is it important? And what can we do about it?

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Mary Nolan, Professor of Perinat…   Read more…

Introducing “They said to me”: Giving voice to the voiceless

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Samantha Gadsden They Said To Me…   Read more…

An Interview with Soo Downe by the AIMS Campaigns Team

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Soo Downe Interview by Jo Dagustun…   Read more…

Yoga: A time for me and a time for my baby

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Cathy Welch While I was ruminati…   Read more…

Getting to grips with the first Ockenden Report and what it means for the Maternity Transformation Programme

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By the AIMS Campaigns Team Donna Oc…   Read more…

AIMS Commentary on the Ockenden Interim Report, published on 10 December 2020

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Anna Madeley AIMS welcomes the p…   Read more…

On message - What can we learn from listening to our internal monologues?

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Sophie Martin We all have contin…   Read more…

Better Births – Five Years On

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Annie Francis The National Mater…   Read more…

Continuity of Carer and Social Support Network: Working together

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Anne Glover As a doula, I am kee…   Read more…

The science behind babywearing

Vol. 33, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2021, Vol 33, No 1 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Neve Spicer Editor’s note: Neve…   Read more…

Pregnancy apps and social media – are we being watched?

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here Editor's note: We are all to a grea…   Read more…

Social media and the sharing of knowledge

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Gemma McKenzie On 10th March 190…   Read more…

AIMS and Social Media

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Julie Ann Crowley Long gone are…   Read more…

Baby loss in lockdown, the loneliest of times. Does social media help?

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Julie Wall At 41 and with three…   Read more…

A (Mother’s) Visual Diary on Social Media: Pregnancy and Motherhood during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Jocelyn Allen “I Keep Looking At…   Read more…

My experiences of supporting breastfeeding women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) via social media

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Wendy Jones PhD MRPharmS MBE ‘ S…   Read more…

Oxfordshire Breastfeeding Support & Social Media

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here The OBS facilitators: Charlotte Gil…   Read more…

Ideological birth wars: The academic debate goes on, but where does this leave us?

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here A recent article published in the B…   Read more…

Birth Activists Briefing: What is a Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA)?

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By the AIMS Campaigns team The Prof…   Read more…

Introducing the Childbirth Choices Matter Campaign

Vol. 32, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2020, Vol 32, No 4 To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here By Kay King The UK-based Childbirth…   Read more…

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