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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…

Woman-led care

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

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 1 Vicki Williams asks for evidence and compassion in maternity services Women remember the births of their children fore…   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…

Night Feeding

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 3 Vicki Williams sheds some light on the benefits of night feeds It is no real surprise that the lure of using controlle…   Read more…

Campaigning for Equal Access

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 26 No4 Donna Scott gives a petitioner’s perspective of requesting donor breastmilk through the Scottish Parliament Donor breas…   Read more…

NCT Breastfeeding Package

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Commissioning communications crisis will hit breastfeeding targets, says NCT NCT, the UK’s largest parent charity, has…   Read more…

Welcome in Wakefield

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 3 Emma Ashworth introduces Wakefield’s Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme When my first child was born, almost 9 years ago, I…   Read more…

Breastfeeding in public

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No3 I thought it was ok I could understand their reasons They said ‘There might be young children or a nervous man seeing’ t…   Read more…

NMC - still unfit for purpose

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No3 Beverley Beech explains some of the issues with the NMC fitness to practise system Following an inquiry by the Council f…   Read more…

Harsh Myths, Harsher Realities

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 2 Jo Murphy-Lawless talks about maternal deaths in Ireland and the maternity services crisis On the 28th June, 2011, the…   Read more…

Improving Our Thinking

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 2 Elselijn Kingma shows us how to change maternity care by changing the way we think about it Without doubt, our health…   Read more…

Irish Inquests

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 2 Jo Murphy-Lawless looks at the inquest into Savita Halappanavar’s death and its aftermath The full inquest on the death…   Read more…

Neonatal resuscitation

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25 No 2 David Hutchon and Amanda Burleigh look at breathing support and optimal clamping Have you ever thought that your baby m…   Read more…

Childbirth, Nature and Culture

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

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, Vol 2 One of the greatest gifts of my childhood was to be in direct contact with animals. My palms still feel the memory of…   Read more…

Bullying by Court Application

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 25 No 1 Jo Murphy-Lawless talks about the application for a court-ordered caesarean in Ireland On 9 March 2013, there was an e…   Read more…

Policing Pregnant Women

Vol. 25, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 25 No 1 Vicki Williams shines a light at commonly accepted compliance strategies Welcome to your 2013 new look AIMS Journal. I…   Read more…

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