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Farce or Tragedy?

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 2 Donal Kerry looks at the ongoing case of Dr Ágnes Geréb Dr Ágnes Geréb returned to the Hungarian courts on 6 December…   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…

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…

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…

Brazelton Meeting

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

By Beverley A Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Royal Society of Medicine - 8 March 2012 Brazelton came to my attention in the 1970s when…   Read more…

Report of the Sheffield Home Birth Conference on 10 March, 2012

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Report of the Sheffield Home Birth Conference on 10 March, 2012 There was great energy at the Sheffield Home Birth Con…   Read more…

Lies, damned lies and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (now called the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecol…   Read more…

Complaints are heard

Vol. 21, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Vicki Williams AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 1 Journal Editor Vicki Williams reports on some actions taken in response to complaints AIMS has heard…   Read more…

Making Normal Birth a Reality

Vol. 20, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 4 Beverley Lawrence Beech looks at the Normal Birth Consensus Statement When campaigning to change the quality of matern…   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…

Safe Births: Everybody's business

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

AIMS Journal, 2008, Vol 20 No 3 King's Fund. February 2008 Reviewed by AIMS Vice Chair Nadine Edwards I am sure that all of us who have sat on committ…   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…

AIMS comment on free-standing birth centres

Vol. 18, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2006, Vol 18, No 3 Free-standing birth centres encourage the practice of real midwifery. In an ideal world we would like to see birth cen…   Read more…

Keeping MUM: Reflections on a campaign to save a maternity unit

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16 No 3 The Keep MUM campaign of 2000–2001 started as a letter to a newspaper. Here, campaign coordinator Avril Nicoll reflects…   Read more…

How AIMS spent its lottery money

Vol. 16, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2004, Vol 16 No 3 As many of you are aware, AIMS recieves a lottery grant and, at the end of each year, we have to report on what we did…   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…

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…

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…

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…

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