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Conferences and campaigns

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Beverley Beech and Nadia Higson highlight some of the activities AIMS has engaged in recently In April Beverley Beech…   Read more…

The Kirkup Report

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 This report was commissioned following the deaths of mothers and babies over a nine-year period at Furness Hospital Ob…   Read more…

At the heart of normality

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Midwife at the heart of normality - being with women in childbirth (Southern General, Glasgow, 16 January 2015) This w…   Read more…

Promoting normality

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Physiological birth: Promoting normality Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 11 September 2015 Making t…   Read more…

Perinatal mortality

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Beverley Beech comments on the MBRRACE Perinatal Surveillance Report This is the first UK perinatal surveillance repor…   Read more…

Stillbirth support resources

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Shane Ridley highlights good support organisations and their websites Groups supporting parents There are many sources…   Read more…

Group B Strep explained: AIMS Talk by Sara Wickham

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

26 November 2014, The Watershed, Bristol Liz Nightingale, Meg Miskin-arside and Sarah Ifill Oxfordshire Midwifery Practice AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27…   Read more…

Looking back to the future - Maternity and Newborn Forum 25 November 2014, Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), London

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Luke Zander opened the conference by telling those present that the purpose of the various fora set…   Read more…

Midwifery in Tanzania

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Rose Mlay gives a view from the ground In Tanzania women believe that it is a bad omen to tell other people you are pr…   Read more…

Lancet series on midwifery

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Andrea Nove gives an overview of the papers on the impact of midwifery on maternal health At the international level,…   Read more…

Supporting those who witness bad practice

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Beverley Beech makes some suggestions It is not uncommon for those who are supporting a woman during childbirth to wit…   Read more…

Continuity consensus emerging

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26, No 3 Gill Boden describes progress being made towards caseloading care in London The year 2013 was the 20th anniversary of…   Read more…

Albany Midwifery Practice

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26, No 3 Jude Davis talks about the launch of a new website exploring the Albany model of care A new website has been launched…   Read more…

Keep our NHS Public

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 3 Keep our NHS Public People's march for the NHS Jarrow to Trafalgar Square, London, 16 August – 6 September 2014 Follow…   Read more…

Personalised maternity care?

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014 Vol26, No 1 Emma Ashworth reports on the Health Education England meeting, 28 February 2014, Leed s Personalised maternity care sta…   Read more…

The face of birth

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No1 Where the Personal gets Political – An Australian documentary about pregnancy, childbirth and the power of choice This…   Read more…

ABM Conference June 2013

Vol. 25, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Association of Breastfeeding Mothers, June 2013 My baby, Jacob, and I had a great time at the ABM conference in June 20…   Read more…

Family Constellations

Vol. 25, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 3 A workshop with Julia Duthie, January 2013 For me, January 2013 turned out to be quite a busy start in the birth world.…   Read more…

Apple Dumplings

Vol. 25, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No3 Virginia Howes shares her breastfeeding video Making breastfeeding trendy, fun and glamorous, this video aims to promote…   Read more…

Farce or Tragedy?

Vol. 25, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 2 Donal Kerry looks at the ongoing case of Dr Ágnes Geréb Dr Ágnes Geréb returned to the Hungarian courts on 6 December…   Read more…

Brazelton Meeting

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Royal Society of Medicine - 8 March 2012 Brazelton came to my attention in the 1970s when…   Read more…

Report of the Sheffield Home Birth Conference on 10 March, 2012

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Report of the Sheffield Home Birth Conference on 10 March, 2012 There was great energy at the Sheffield Home Birth Con…   Read more…

Lies, damned lies and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (now called the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecol…   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…

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…

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