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Supporting the Mother - Where are the midwife advocates?

Vol. 13, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 1 Occasionally, at meetings and conferences, one hears midwives lay claim to being a woman'…   Read more…

Mother as Midwife

Vol. 13, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

by Ann and Heidi AIMS Journal, 2001, Vol 13 No 1 This unique story is written from two perspectives, the grandmother - who is also a midwife - and the…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 13, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Spring 2001, Vol 13 No 1 How reliable is ultrasound of newborn babies? Acupuncture more beneficial than physio for preg…   Read more…

Blood Money

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2000, Volume 12 No 4 The UK Cord Blood Bank was launched on October 13th 2000 at a meeting in London. The first and only private cord bl…   Read more…

Defining Midwifery Practice

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By John Mason AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 4 AIMS has long argued for a midwifery ruling body separate and distinct from nursing. But should the spil…   Read more…

Diabetic Birth Without the Drip

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Elaine Lawson AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 4 I'm an insulin dependent diabetic. Eight years ago I gave birth to my first son Benjamin in hospital…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Winter 2000/2001, Vol 12 No 4 Breech babies - caesarean or vaginal birth? Drugs in labour and drug addiction Monitoring…   Read more…

Under-motivated, Under-skilled and Under Threat

Vol. 12, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2000, Volume 12 No 4 When midwifery skills are in decline, the quality and safety of women's experience of birth is also under threat. A…   Read more…

Group B Strep and Pregnancy

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 3 Caught early enough Strep B can be treated successfully. Jane Plumb of the Group B Strep Support Group gives a brief o…   Read more…

HIV Testing and AIDS

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 3 Universal testing for all women? Beverley Beech believes the cost, at every level, may be too high. Human Immunodefici…   Read more…

Hospital-Acquired Infections

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Turning birth into an illness AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 3 Hospital acquired infections are becoming a real and persistent danger for birthing wome…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Autumn 2000, Vol 12 No 3 Brain Damage from Amniocentesis We Were Wrong - The Baby Has Downs Discrimination in Dublin Ea…   Read more…

A Nail in the Coffin for Home Birth

Vol. 12, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

New UKCC guidelines fail to support mothers and midwives AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 3 The United Kingdom Central Council for Nurses, Midwives and H…   Read more…

Midwife Ann Kelly wins Supreme Court victory against Nursing Board

Vol. 12, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Marie O'Connor AIMS Journal, 2000, Volume 12 No 2 Dublin home birth midwife, Ann Kelly, has won her four-year legal battle against the Irish Nursin…   Read more…

They showed us the money!

Vol. 12, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Julie Cook AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 2 At last, some practical support for a home birth group. In November 1999, Lancaster Home Birth Support G…   Read more…

Posterior Babies - Mothers can trust their instincts

Vol. 12, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Rosie Denmark AIMS Journal 2000, Vol 12, No. 2 I first heard about the posterior presentation of babies early in my pregnancy from Margie Polden's…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 12, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Summer 2000, Vol 12 No 2 Waterbirth - Looking For Bad News Entonox and Cross Infection Organic solvents cause malformed…   Read more…

Waterbirth - Time to Move Forward

Vol. 12, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, Summer 2000, Volume 12 No. 2 AIMS Chair Beverley Beech believes that it's time we started taking labour and b…   Read more…

Teaching Hospital Needs a Lesson in Waterbirth

Vol. 12, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, Summer 2000, Volume 12 No. 2 DV Richmond, Surrey When I was first asked to write about my birthing experience I had no idea how traumati…   Read more…

RCOG Caught on the Net - Clinical Guidelines on Waterbirth are Pretty Wet

Vol. 12, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, Summer 2000, Volume 12 No. 2 By Beverley A lawrence Beech You find the must extraordinary things on the Internet. While 'surfing the Net…   Read more…

Reinstating Women's Time in Childbirth

Vol. 12, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Dr Jo Murphy-Lawless AIMS Journal 2000, Vol 12, No 1 Jo Murphy-Lawless is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Women's Studies, Trinity College Dubl…   Read more…

Research Roundup

Vol. 12, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Jean Robinson AIMS Journal, Spring 2000, Vol 12 No 1 Antibiotics - a cause of sepsis in babies? Rupture with Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Dangers…   Read more…

Unassisted Childbirth

Vol. 12, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Laura Kaplan Shanley AIMS Journal, 2000, Vol 12 No 1 Many people have heard the terms unassisted childbirth. But what is this movement, which is pa…   Read more…

A Way Forward for Midwives

Vol. 12, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2000, Vol 12 No 1 AIMS' Chair Beverley Lawrence Beech argues that it is time midwives started speaking up for themselves, for their profe…   Read more…

Bad Habits - a poor basis for medical policy

Vol. 11, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Marsden Wagner AIMS Journal 1999, Vol 11, No 4 In this article, Marsden Wagner, formerly the Regional Officer for Women's and Children's Health at the…   Read more…

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