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Research Roundup

Vol. 10, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Winter 1998/1999, Vol 10 No 4 Miscarriage - Not Abortion Was That Abortion Really Necessary? Kangaroo Care Babies Who C…   Read more…

Breech Presentation - Caesarean operation versus normal birth

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gina Lowdon AIMS Journal 1998, Vol 10, No 3 There are widespread fears surrounding vaginal delivery of the breech presentation and a lack of inform…   Read more…

Keep Your Hands off the Breech

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Mary Cronk, MBE AIMS Journal Autumn 1998, Vol 10 No 3 Mary Cronk, MBE is a well known and well respected independent midwife. During her many years…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, Autumn 1998, Vol 10 No 3 By Jean Robinson What Do Doulas Do? Scans Don't Help Growth Retarded Babies Ultrasound Failure in Norway Caesar…   Read more…

Turning Point for the Breech?

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 3 By Pat Thomas There can't be a breech mother alive who has not tried to turn her baby. AIMS receives a great many cal…   Read more…

Why are some babies breech?

Vol. 10, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gina Lowdon AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 3 Sometimes a breech presentation can be explained by the mother's pelvic shape, the position of the plac…   Read more…

Active Management of Labour: The Irish Way of Birth

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

The Irish Way of Birth By Maire O Regan AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 2 "As a human female physiologic process labour is both a universal phenomenon a…   Read more…

Common Criticisms of Active Management of Labour

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Volume 10, No 2 Companion article to Active Management of Labour - The Irish Way of Birth The examination to judge the exact begin…   Read more…

Potential Dangers of Oxytocin

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 2 Oxytocin (Syntocinon) is a very potent artificial hormone and its use in labour is intended to mimic the natural horm…   Read more…

The Essential Midwife

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10, No 2 Companion article to Active Management of Labour - The Irish Way of Birth The most fundamental aspect of active manag…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 1998, Vol 10, No 2 Walking in labour More thoughts on ultrasound Increase in birth defects Work and pregnancy Walking in…   Read more…

Trust guilty of abuse of power

Vol. 10, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 1998, Vol 10 No 2 Readers of this Journal will know that we have devoted a great deal of space (not to mention time and effort) in the c…   Read more…

Epidurals - Dead from the waist down

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal 1998, Volume 10, No 1 Epidural anaesthesia was developed by a German anaesthetist, Stoeckel, in the early 19…   Read more…

Is Labour Just a Pain?

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Pat Thomas AIMS Journal 1998, Volume 10 No 1 All women use pain relief in labour. Their methods can range from self-help techniques such as being u…   Read more…

Pethidine - A Little Shot Of Something Not So Nice

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 1993, Volume 10, No 1 Pethidine is a synthetic, addictive, narcotic drug which is similar to Morphine. It i…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 10, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal,1998, Vol 10 No 1 Risks of giving birth at night Risks of hospital antenatal care Long-term effects of postnatal depress…   Read more…

Swings and Roundabouts of Folic Acid

Vol. 9, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal 1997, Vol 9, No 3 When I first read the early reports that folic acid and vitamins might prevent neural tube defects lik…   Read more…

ENCA 2017

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 25th annual meeting of the European Network of Childbirth Associations Twenty-two representatives from eleven European…   Read more…

HMOs

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

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26. No 3 Allyson Pollock in her article, Primary Care – From Fundholding to Health Maintenance Organisation? ¹ describes HMOs…   Read more…

Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journall, 2014, Vol 26 No 2 Exploring continuity of care in maternity and post-natal services, 27 May 2014, David Hume Tower, University of Edinb…   Read more…

Marsden Grigg Wagner

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 2 23 February 1930 – 27 April 2014 Marsden Wagner, who died at the age of 84, will be known to thousands of childbirth a…   Read more…

Reporting drug reactions

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

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No1 The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has updated its online Yellow Card reporting form for re…   Read more…

Free to birth

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol25, No4 Joanna Joy looks at why women choose to freebirth Freebirthing – the decision to birth without medical assistance – has…   Read more…

Birthing Safely

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 4 Sarah Buckley shows how undisturbed birth is safe, ecstatic and our natural state Only the most astute would notice th…   Read more…

Freebirth and the Law

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 4 Freebirth is perfectly legal, and all the relevant professional bodies have clear guidance on consent to treatment and…   Read more…

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