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"It's hospital policy..."

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 1 The language of birth can be very disempowering for women, perhaps no more so, argues Alice Charlwood, than when a pra…   Read more…

Is it murder to refuse a caesarean?

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16, No 1 Barrister Barbara Hewson reflects on the recent Utah case and its implications for women here I was shocked to learn e…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 16, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Spring 2004, Vol 16 No 1 Risk of uterine rupture Antidepressants in pregnancy Fear of childbirth: does counselling help…   Read more…

Breech birth: A midwifery approach

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 AIMS' Chair Beverley Lawrence Beech reports from a meeting of the Royal College of Obstetri…   Read more…

...But things are also the same

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2003, Vol 15 No 4 How did a fit healthy woman, Laura Touche, die in childbirth at a modern hospital? What fol…   Read more…

Community maternity unit sets the standard

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Avril Nicoll AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 Avril Nicoll discusses the Scottish Executive's controversial strategy to increase the number of commu…   Read more…

Did yours have Marmite on?

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Suzanna Nock AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 What's it like to be an AIMS volunteer and a Mum? Suzanna Nock enlightens us. I am very proud to be as…   Read more…

The Politics of Cot Death

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15 No 4 Recent court cases have shown that officials are all too quick to blame the mother in incidents of cot death. AIMS' Res…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Winter 2003, Vol 15 No 4 Stress and fetal growth Antibiotics for the baby Higher mortality with weekend births Vitamin…   Read more…

Things are changing...

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jane Wright AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 AIMS has been in the forefront of campaigning to improve maternity care for the last 43 years and, for…   Read more…

The war on group B strep

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Sara Wickham AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 4 Midwife Sara Wickham provides the background and explores the options open to women diagnosed with bac…   Read more…

Whoops!

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15 No 4 The following story illustrates - yet again - the risks pregnant women run when seen in Accident & Eme…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 15, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2003/4, Vol 15 No 4 Birth Centres: A Social Model For Maternity Cases edited by Mavis…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 15, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Research Roundup By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Autumn 2003, Vol 15 No 3 Epidurals affect VBAC babies Kangaroo care-where is it? Psychological birth t…   Read more…

Book Review: The Woman Who Knew Too Much

Vol. 15, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2003, Vol 15 No 3 The Woman Who Knew Too Much: Alice Stewart and the Secrets of Radiat…   Read more…

The choice is yours - or is it?

Vol. 15, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15, No 3 How do current definitions of choice fit with women's ethics and ways of decision making? Nadine Edw…   Read more…

Challenging the illusion of choice

Vol. 15, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal 2003, Vol 15 No 3 While many Trusts pay lip service to the idea of choice, in reality, most women have no choi…   Read more…

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…

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