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The Curate's Egg Service

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Laura Robinson describes her experience of overzealous health visiting In December 2004, I gave birth to a beautiful h…   Read more…

Together Against Bullying

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 1 Lucia Montesinos asks midwives to come together and support each other to change culture I am a caseloading home birth…   Read more…

'No alcohol, no risk'

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Gill Boden reports on the FASD information for midwives This 26-minute film has just been released by NOFAS-UK, the Na…   Read more…

Bigger is not always better!

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Sarah Davies and Heather Rawlinson discuss the experience of centralisation of maternity services in Greater Mancheste…   Read more…

Childbirth as entertainment

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Gill Boden asks whether the current trend for televising birth is more appropriately titled birthporn Recently Britain…   Read more…

Delaying the clampers

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Amanda Burleigh explains the call to change NICE guidance on cord clamping Approximately 50 years ago oxytocic drugs w…   Read more…

Salford’s ‘new from old’ service

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Alison Richardson introduces Saint Mary’s Birth Centre Salford in the North West of England has a long history of prov…   Read more…

Blackburn Birth Centre

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Suzanne Unsworth and Caroline Broome share a vision for the future In line with government policy, , 1 , 2 East Lancas…   Read more…

Different parents, different needs

Vol. 24, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 4 Alex Smith looks at meeting diverse needs in an antenatal class Within every antenatal class there is a glorious compl…   Read more…

Beware the Dead Baby Card...

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Johanne Dagustun reveals that it is not always played in the baby's best interests Call me naive if you wish, but I wa…   Read more…

Consent - a commonly understood concept?

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Debbie Chippington Derrick explores the professional and legal position on consent Consent is a commonly understood co…   Read more…

Human Rights in Childbirth

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Gill Boden reports on the International Conference of Jurists, Midwives and Obstetricians. June 2012, The Hague Five m…   Read more…

Twins and lack of consent

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Kate Cox describes her experience birthing premature twins I arrived at the Delivery Suite at 32+3 weeks gestation hav…   Read more…

Who Makes Which Decision?

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Gina Lowdon talks about the realities of making birth choices In early March 1992, a little over two weeks after I gav…   Read more…

Violence in Venezuela

Vol. 24, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 3 Elizabeth Prochaska looks at ground-breaking laws protecting the rights of women South America is notorious for its as…   Read more…

Enforcing birth choices

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Elizabeth Prochaska asks if women have a legal right to choose where they give birth As cuts to hospital budgets bite,…   Read more…

Professional Indemnity Insurance for Independent Midwives

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Helen Dresner Barnes explores the erosion of choice for women and midwives Today, a woman wishing her maternity care t…   Read more…

An Apology to Emily

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Lisa Sykes shares her journey to empowered birth I'm still working up to apologising to Emily. It will be 18 years in…   Read more…

Birth Centre Closures

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Beverley Beech highlights some of the issues Over the years, an endless stream of government statements and official r…   Read more…

Birthplace Study Conference

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Holly Lyne gives a personal view of the recent Birthplace Study Contrary to what you've probably heard in the mainstre…   Read more…

Turning the tide?

Vol. 24, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 2 Beverley Beech, Nadine Edwards and Debbie Chippington Derrick look at birth place choices A significant nail in the co…   Read more…

Dear BBC

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Holly Lyne's letter of complaint to the BBC on their portrayal of human birth I was absolutely outraged to see and hear…   Read more…

The emperor has no clothes

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Beverley Beech looks at what went wrong with improving maternity care In 1993 the House of Commons Select Committee pu…   Read more…

I would have just gone quietly...

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Holly Lyne shares her birth and complaint story Nearly three years ago my first child was born. I planned a home birth…   Read more…

Birthing identical twins

Vol. 24, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2012, Vol 24 No 1 Robyn Hall shares her journey of pregnancy with identical twins As I was sitting in the waiting room for my 12 week sc…   Read more…

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