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What women really want

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Shane Ridley shares observations of the Facebook campaign AIMS was set up in 1960 to monitor, comment and campaign for…   Read more…

IMs and insurance

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Mari Greenfield explores the impact of the NMC’s decisions on indemnity insurance The decision by the Nursing and Midw…   Read more…

Reproductive justice

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Jo Murphy-Lawless raises awareness of the situation for women in Ireland In a wide-ranging article by social policy an…   Read more…

Lay perspectives

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Charlotte Williamson looks at the value of out-of-system knowledge Lay means not trained or qualified in whatever prof…   Read more…

Celebrating continuity

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Rhetoric into reality, policy into practice London – 13 April 2016 AIMS, together with Neighbourhood Midwives, Positiv…   Read more…

Rural midwifery

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Implementing the Maternity Review in Rural Areas Better Births – Shropshire and Beyond. 12 February 2017 The conferenc…   Read more…

The Albany analysis

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Sarah Davies summarises the long-awaited analysis of the Albany Midwifery Practice data Midwifery continuity of carer…   Read more…

Every reason

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Michelle Quashie tells us why women, midwives and everyone has reason to be concerned For the past few weeks I’ve had…   Read more…

UN Population Award 2016

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Congratulations are due to the Polish ‘Childbirth with Dignity Foundation’ whose representatives, Ania Zdral and Joann…   Read more…

An open letter to the NMC

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 From Birthplace Matters We are writing to convey our despair at the decision by the NMC to shut down and persecute the…   Read more…

Reviews; Why the politics of breastfeeding matter, The princess and the poo.

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 Why The Politics of Breastfeeding Matter The Princess and the Poo Why The Politics of Breastfeeding Matter By Gabriell…   Read more…

ENCA 2017

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2017, Vol 29 No 1 25th annual meeting of the European Network of Childbirth Associations Twenty-two representatives from eleven European…   Read more…

Reviews: Trust your Body, Trust your Baby; Why Mothers' Medication Matters

Vol. 29, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website Trust your Body, Trust your Baby: How learning to listen changes everything Why Mothers' Medication…   Read more…

A little history lesson

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Beverley Beech explores the ‘rebranding’ of MSLCs Professor Norman Morris was an obstetrician who really respected wom…   Read more…

Reforming Maternity

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Beverley Beech and Gill Boden talk about maternity transformation The Maternity Transformation Council, chaired by Bar…   Read more…

Midwifery Unit Network

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Mary Newburn talks about a new association of people committed to achieving change Last year I received an email from…   Read more…

Research

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 3 Evaluation of satisfaction with care in a midwifery unit and an obstetric unit: a randomized controlled trial of low-r…   Read more…

Why we need care for all

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Nerea Pla Domench shares her experience as a volunteer midwife in Eko Station refugee camp At the last meeting of ENCA…   Read more…

The latest from Ágnes

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Donal Kerry provides an update on Ágnes Geréb’s fight for freedom Another October 5th has recently passed, and with it…   Read more…

Instant Access

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Jean Robinson suggests that information sharing should extended to patients I have been wondering for a long time why…   Read more…

Consultation or tokenism

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 Beverley Beech highlights the difficulties in making information work for women During the summer of 2016 AIMS was app…   Read more…

Letter to AIMS - Fathers in the birth space

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

AIMS Journal, 2016, Vol 28 No 4 In 1961, I wanted to have my husband with me for our baby’s bir th; and was refused. In 1963, in another hospital in E…   Read more…

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…

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