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Anything but Simple

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 3 Jo Murphy-Lawless shows why we need to understand the 2012 Health and Social Care Act Many thousands of articles and p…   Read more…

Good maternity care for all

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 3 Nadine Edwards and Jo Murphy-Lawless urge us to act now AIMS members, like many others, have found it difficult to und…   Read more…

Things are different in Wales

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 3 Gill Boden discusses the Welsh NHS and maternity services Over many years I have found myself popping up in meetings i…   Read more…

The search for continuity

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 3 Nicky Wesson and Natalie Carter look at some of the issues of continuity in NHS maternity care This is the story of a…   Read more…

Experiencing Caseloading

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 3 Vicky Cottrill shares her birth story Following the birth of my first baby, I was incredibly anxious about being pregn…   Read more…

Dutch Midwifery

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 3 Simone Valk and Rebekka Visser explain why Dutch midwifery is threatened by market forces As many of you may know, the…   Read more…

Interview with Wendy Savage

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 3 In July, Chair of AIMS, Beverley Beech visited Professor Wendy Savage to seek her views on the changes that are happen…   Read more…

Midwife Julia Duthie's case

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 2 Nadine Edwards reports on Julia's six year pursuit of justice Over the last few years, AIMS has published a number of…   Read more…

Ten Things...I wish every woman knew about induction of labour

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Sara Wickham AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 2 In modern western culture, most women know about induction of labour before they even become pregnant.…   Read more…

What is FGM?

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014 Vol 26, No 2 Siobán O'Brien Green highlights the serious issues surrounding female genital mutilation Female genital mutilation (FG…   Read more…

Master

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26, No 2 Hazel Katherine Larkin explores the power of terminology 'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornfu…   Read more…

Beyond the moment of birth

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26, No 2 Nadine Edwards looks at the potential long-term impacts of maternity care Over very many decades, parents, health pra…   Read more…

Birth and the future of Homo Sapiens

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Hypnobirthing Association 'Sharing Day' - Michel Odent. 1 March 2014, King's College London Michel Odent has been a vi…   Read more…

A brief glimpse into hell

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Jo Murphy-Lawless looks at what lies behind the Irish inquest into Bimbo Onanuga's death In a corridor of the Rotunda…   Read more…

Evaluating technology

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Jo Dagustun offers a geographical appraisal of the birth pool Current western culture has become brilliant at 'denorma…   Read more…

Face to face with the GMC

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 An Open Letter from Michael D Innis It was difficult, Niall Dickson, Chief Executive and Registrar of the General Medi…   Read more…

Lip service and red tape

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Susan Merrick asks if RCM practice guidance makes any difference in maternity care As interventions in labour and birt…   Read more…

What else is in that?

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 AIMS is often asked about the content of drugs by those with allergies or who practise abstinence diets (for example,…   Read more…

Which? Birth Choice

Vol. 26, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Miranda Dodwell introduces a new website providing information on local maternity services The website ( www.which.co.…   Read more…

Antenatal Care

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 4 Vicki Williams asks if it is care that improves pregnancy outcomes rather than check-ups It is considered known that a…   Read more…

Mixing the Message

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 4 Rachel Reed highlights some of the confusing information given to women The concept of 'early' or 'latent' labour emer…   Read more…

Freebirth and Social Services

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

Melissa Thomas describes her experience of a babymoon shattered by intervention AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol25 No4 My first experience of birth was truly e…   Read more…

Full-term Breastfeeding

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Katherine Dettwyler discusses how biological norms are overwritten by culture I have spent my career as a biocultural…   Read more…

Myth Busting Milk Banking

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Gillian Weaver throws some facts at the misconceptions that abound There are so many myths surrounding milk banking, d…   Read more…

Making the Most of Change

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Two pieces of research have been published recently that provide yet more evidence that midwifery based care from a kn…   Read more…

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