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Building together

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Kathryn Gutteridge talks about what happens when women and midwives work together As a midwife for some years now it i…   Read more…

Continuity of carer

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Brenda van der Kooy explores the real barrier to implementation The new National Maternity Review Report Better Births…   Read more…

A much needed revolution

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Mavis Kirkham explores some of the fundamental changes required for continuity Don't underestimate the change required…   Read more…

Time to stop fighting

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Vicki Williams asks us to think about doing something really radical I am not asking anyone to roll over, play dead, o…   Read more…

Continuity of mothering

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Akiko Kamura looks at the enormous benefits of Japanese baby carrying Every aspect of our lives has become so convenie…   Read more…

AMUs for all who request

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Sue Learner reports on a talk by Kathryn Gutteridge on providing services as requested In June 2016 Midwife Kathryn Gu…   Read more…

From chains to charter

Vol. 28, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Denise Marshall looks at improving perinatal care and support for women in prison Twenty years ago, the situation of w…   Read more…

A celebration and a warning

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Tania McIntosh looks at Changing Childbirth Being a historian as well as a midwife brings rewards and challenges. It g…   Read more…

Risk and contingency

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Jo Murphy-Lawless talks about the politics of birth and risk When I see news headlines or hear media reports about the…   Read more…

Violence in obstetrics

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Beverley Beech reminds us why change is long overdue In April this year I attended the 23rd annual ENCA meeting in Ber…   Read more…

Debriefing

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Sophie Macfadyen shows the what, why and how of debriefing your experiences The term 'debriefing' comes from a militar…   Read more…

FGM

Vol. 28, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Bri­d Hehir suggests a change in the way women are supported and cared for Female genital mutilation (FGM) has been a…   Read more…

Caring for future midwives

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Sarah Davies takes a look at trauma support for student midwives Last year a psychotherapist colleague and I carried o…   Read more…

Blowing the whistle

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 The story of a midwife brave enough to say that things were wrong for women in her care Being a midwife is part of who…   Read more…

To be or not to be?

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Beverley Beech takes a look at what women want from supervision In December 2014 the Ombudsman's report on Midwifery S…   Read more…

Supervision - where now?

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Tania McIntosh explores the issues facing midwifery supervision Midwives are unique among health practitioners within…   Read more…

Bonding and Wellbeing

Vol. 28, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 1 Rosemary Mander asks 'support by whom?' The benefits to mother and baby of good support during the childbearing cycle…   Read more…

VBAC in birth centres

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Helen Shallow looks at women, VBAC, choice and decision-making In 2013 I wrote about 'deviant mothers and midwives' 1…   Read more…

After Birthplace

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Louisa Noël looks at the Birthplace England follow-on study The National Institute for Health Research has published a…   Read more…

Changing a birthing culture

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Becky Reed explores why so many women with the Albany Midwifery Practice had home births In our Midwifery Practice (Th…   Read more…

What do official reports say?

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Beverley Beech sets out the consistent official support for home birth over nearly 25 years I recently examined some o…   Read more…

Sowing the seeds

Vol. 27, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 4 Jessie Johnson-Cash and Rachel Reed explore establishing a healthy microbiome for your baby Imagine a freshly ploughed…   Read more…

One chance to get it right

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Amanda Hunter talks about providing bereavement care after stillbirth or the death of a baby The Listening to Parents…   Read more…

One-to-one care

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Lulu Stacey shares her experience of supportive midwifery in a case-loading practice This personal reflection draws on…   Read more…

A stillbirth legacy

Vol. 27, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 3 Nicky Heppenstall shares why she became a volunteer remembrance photographer The moment you're told your baby has died…   Read more…

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