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The paradox of too much or too little care

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Helen Shallow reports on the International Confederation of Midwives Congress I was extremely fortunate to be funded by…   Read more…

Beyond human rights

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Nadine Edwards discusses how human rights are only part of the jigsaw of care AIMS has long championed women's rights w…   Read more…

Why is it so hard?

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27, No 1 Colm OBoyle explains how the HSE removes agency, making homebirth in Ireland so difficult Homebirth midwives in Irelan…   Read more…

Denial of human rights

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27, No 1 Susannah Sweetman describes the impact on individual mothers and babies When Irish Self Employed Community Midwife (SE…   Read more…

Pregnancy and Parents Centre

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Nadine Edwards shares an example of the difference good support can make The Pregnancy and Parents Centre, or PPC ( ww…   Read more…

Rebozo in an NHS setting

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Jude Davis encourages those supporting births to increase their confidence A Rebozo is a versatile piece of woven clot…   Read more…

Shiatsu and birth support?

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Suzanne Yates introduces the principles of what shiatsu can bring to pregnancy and birth Often people think of shiatsu…   Read more…

Hypnobirthing

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Katharine Graves shows the power of deep relaxation and positive thought in birth Hypnobirthing is based on simple and…   Read more…

Positive Birth Movement

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Melissa Thomas, Jenny Hallam and Chris Howard share feedback for Positive Birth Groups The Positive Birth Movement (PB…   Read more…

Feedback from a positive birth facilitator

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2014 Vol 26 No 4 My name is Elle and I have been running the Manchester Positive Birth Group from around the time the PBM (Positive Birth…   Read more…

Maternal mortality

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Magdalena Ohaja and Jo Murphy-Lawless highlight the complexities in sub-Saharan Africa The reasons that lie behind eac…   Read more…

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…

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