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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…

Share with care!

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

People's views on consent and confidentiality of patient information, London, 4 November 2002 By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No…   Read more…

The uses and abuses of research on support

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

AIMS Journal 2002, Vol 14, No 3 Who decides what is 'support' in pregnancy and labour? Midwife Rosemary Mander argues that support is traditionally th…   Read more…

Birthing a baby by the breech at home

Vol. 14, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal Vol 14 No. 2 Midwives' lack of experience and skill in facilitating the birth of a breech baby is not only letting women down, it is enda…   Read more…

Coroner's inquiry into a breech delivery

Vol. 14, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2002, Vol 14 No 2 Women who want a normal, midwifery-managed, vaginal breech birth are now faced with a consi…   Read more…

How to get a water birth

Vol. 14, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2002, Vol 14 No 2 Bending over backwards and jumping through hoops is difficult, especially when you're pregnant. Yet, for many women, t…   Read more…

In memory of Alice Stewart

Vol. 14, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2002, Volume 14 No 2 Caroline Richmond remembers the epidemiologist who showed that X-rays in pregnancy caused childhood leukaemia Alice…   Read more…

Infant formulas harbour harmful bacteria

Vol. 14, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2002, Vol 14 No 2 The recent death of a five-day-old boy from meningitis in Belgium raises important questions about the labelling and p…   Read more…

A knee-jerk response to medicalised birth

Vol. 14, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2002, Vol 14, No 2 Miranda Dodwell looks at the role of primitive reflexes during pregnancy and birth, and their effect on the health of…   Read more…

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