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Women's voices 2016

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 There were many wonderful and inspiring speakers including obstetricians, midwives and doulas, writers, bloggers and m…   Read more…

Continuity of carer

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Rhetoric into Reality, Policy into Practice King’s College Hospital, 13 April 2016 AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 In April this year AIMS, together w…   Read more…

Perineums and positions

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Perineal injuries and birth positions among 2992 women with a low risk pregnancy who opted for a homebirth. Edqvist et…   Read more…

Induction and age

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Randomized trial of labor induction in women 35 years of age or older Walker KF, Bugg GJ, McPherson M, McCormick C, Gr…   Read more…

Caesareans and obesity

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Association between cesarean birth and risk of obesity in offspring in childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood Cha…   Read more…

Doing things differently

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Rachel Ellman highlights the importance of being heard and supported This is the story of the birth of my second child…   Read more…

What AIMS means to me

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Sarah-Jane Currie and Elizabeth Bradley share what AIMS means to them I am not sure where I first heard of AIMS, I rem…   Read more…

Book review; Birth in focus

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Birth in Focus Becky Reed Pinter and Martin 2016 978-1-78066-235-0 R…   Read more…

Midwifery care?

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 AIMS recently received the following letter... I had my midwife appointment today and I feel so frustrated with the wa…   Read more…

We need a health system that meets ‘the needs of the person/patient’

Vol. 28, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 BMJ 2015; 351 doi: dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4448 (Published 17 August 2015) ‘“Over one billion people worldwide do not…   Read more…

Pressing for change

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Beverley Beech highlights some positive outcomes of AIMS campaigning This journal issue highlights the crucial, centra…   Read more…

The future of maternity care

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Julia Cumberlege talks about choice, safety and continuity of carer When Changing Childbirth was published in 1993 the…   Read more…

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…

Jacob

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Emma Ashworth tells the story of 'risk' and an independent approach My third child, Jacob, was three when I was asked…   Read more…

Where is the support?

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Jeanette Stevens shares her experience of the effects of home birth service suspension It was a lovely Friday afternoo…   Read more…

Lui's birth

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Rosie Jones tells her water and hypnobirthing story Lui Allen Greensmith – 8lbs 4oz – swam into my arms in the 'good k…   Read more…

Information and consent

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Birthrights highlighted the following example in their advice about consent and the Montgomery case. 1 It is a concise…   Read more…

Book reviews: One Man's Medicine, Beyond the Sling, Why your baby's sleep matters

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 One Man's Medicine an autobiography of Professor Archie Cochrane by…   Read more…

Back to the future

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 2 Gill Boden and Beverley Beech look at what has not happened since Changing Childbirth Since our last journal the Mater…   Read more…

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