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Birth, Babies, Breastfeeding and Bonding

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25, No 4 Pipa Derrick reports on the AIMS talk in Bristol by Dr Sarah Buckley in August 2014 It was an average conference room…   Read more…

Family birth

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25, No 4 Hannah Robertson describes the beautiful birth of her third child The other day I went to introduce my baby boy Oren…   Read more…

Grace

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25, No 4 Sarah Holdway shares the unassisted birth of her fourth child Grace is my fourth child – my previous babies have all…   Read more…

Imagine a woman...

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 26, No 4 A poem by Patricia Lynn Reilly Imagine a woman who believes it is right and good she is a woman. A woman who honors h…   Read more…

I have carried you, always

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No4 Before you were conceived, I carried a part of you in my soul. When I met your father, I looked into his eyes and saw t…   Read more…

Forced Caesareans

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25, No 4 The article Bullying by Cour t Application by Jo Murphy- Lawless in AIMS Journal Vol 25 No 1 raised a few eyebrows. T…   Read more…

Drugs in breastmilk

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Wendy Jones looks at the reality and the evidence We know that over 90% of women take some form of medication whilst br…   Read more…

Birth Story: Sheffield Screening

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 26, No 3 An assortment of midwives, students, lecturers, doulas, health commissioners, pregnant women and people just curious a…   Read more…

Latch Key

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No © Alison Blenkinsop from Fit to Bust   Read more…

Tickery Quackery Mock

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Alison is a retired midwife and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and author of Fit To Bust, a celeb…   Read more…

Greater Manchester Marathon

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 2 28 April 2013 In September 2012 I was drawn to an advert in a running magazine, for the Greater Manchester Marathon. A…   Read more…

Sheffield Home Birth Conference 2008

Vol. 20, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Making women the focus of maternity care Saturday 29 March 2008 St Mary's, Bramall Lane, Sheffield By Michelle Barnes…   Read more…

Changing the way the wind blows

Vol. 20, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Presentation by Ruth Weston Dr Andrew Weil makes this statement in the foreword of Dr Gaudet’s book ‘Consciously Femal…   Read more…

An impossible dream?

Vol. 20, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 Melanie Hughes describes her journey to a home birth after four caesarean sections After five children, four of whom w…   Read more…

AIMS AGM

Vol. 20, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 By Catherine Williams We are sisters on a journey Singing now as one Remembering the ancient ways The women and the wi…   Read more…

Making choices

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Beverley Beech highlights some key issues In the United Kingdom women have the legal right to birth at home if they so…   Read more…

Employ more midwives

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 By Miranda Dodwell National Federation of Women’s Institutes AGM – September 2012, London I was somewhat surprised to…   Read more…

Birth centre against the odds

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Caroline Willett shares her birth story In 2007, towards the end of my first pregnancy, I developed high blood pressur…   Read more…

Pain in labour

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Marie J Taylor reports on Nicky Leap’s presentation – September 2012, Bristol Professor Nicky Leap presented to a dedi…   Read more…

Freedom for birth

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Lisa Sykes organised the global premiere, Halifax screening, on 20 September 2012 At our local home birth support grou…   Read more…

A story of three births

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

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Chloe Bayfield shares the story of her journey to empowered motherhood So I have had three gorgeous baby girls by caes…   Read more…

Spanish Rights

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

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Of Birth, Spanish Obstetricians, bad jokes and roses by Jesusa Ricoy-Olariaga I am a Spanish woman who has been living…   Read more…

Testing Consent

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

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Amanda Dixon asks looks at routine testing and information given Is informed consent a thing of the past? Is it anothe…   Read more…

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