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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…

Normal Birth - Does it Exist?

Vol. 9, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Normal birth is something to which the majority of expectant women aspire. Many women attend antenatal classes to prepare them for normal birth, and m…   Read more…

Care in Normal Birth: A Practical Guide

Vol. 9, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

These are practices which the World Health Organization has identified as clearly harmful or ineffective and which should be eliminated: Routine use o…   Read more…

Perseverance Pays

Vol. 8, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Debbie gives an account of her three caesarean births and then the home birth of her fourth child. Phillippa I confidently booked to have my first bab…   Read more…

First Caesarean

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Susan McIntosh I very nearly died 7 and a half months ago at Odstock Hospital, having my first child. I suffer from fl…   Read more…

Vaginal Birth after Caesarean

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Nicky MacPhail My first daughter was born 41/2 years ago by an elective caesarean due to high blood pressure. This exp…   Read more…

Homebirth after Caesarean

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Barbara Oliver I had wanted a home birth since my first pregnancy but had followed medical advice and had our two sons…   Read more…

Normal Birth at Home

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Angela Commiskey When I first discovered that I was pregnant with my Second child I was somewhat devastated. The memor…   Read more…

I have a baby, but I've never given birth.

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Gina Lowdon I knew a few weeks before my due date that my baby was a breech, consequently I was offered an elective ca…   Read more…

Vaginal Birth following Caesarean Section

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 After a caesarean for her first baby Yvonne Williams was appalled to discover that a natural vaginal birth after caesa…   Read more…

Caesarean Support Network Survey

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Yvonne Williams & Sheila Tunstall CAESAREAN SUPPORT NETWORK We embarked upon this exercise with an open mind as we sen…   Read more…

Changing Childbirth

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

AIMS Journal, 1990, Vol 2, No 2 Nancy Stewart In a new report, "Changing Childbirih: Interventions in labour in England and Wales", the Maternity Alli…   Read more…

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