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AIMS pays tribute to Stephen Gaskin & Mary Ann Cahill

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

AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Stephen Gaskin AIMS was saddened to hear of the death of Stephen Gaskin (16 February 1935 – 1 July 2014) in July. Steph…   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…

Book Reviews

Vol. 26, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 26 No 3 The Plot Against the NHS by Colin Leys and Stewart Player Merlin Pre…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 2 Dynamic positions in birth: a fresh look at how women's bodies work…   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…

Research Roundup

Vol. 26, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gill Boden and Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 2 Perinatal Pitocin as an early ADHD biomarker: neurodevelopmental risk? Safe preventio…   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…

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…

Book Reviews

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Birth Rites and Rights edited by Fatemeh Ebtehaj, Jonathan Herring,…   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…

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…

Research Reviews

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

by Gemma Mckenzie and Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal 2014, Vol 26, No 1 Birth control Anti D Birth control Rachel Thompson and Yvette Miller (2014) Birth…   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…

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…

Book Reviews

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website . AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 4 Law, Policy and Reproductive Autonomy by Erin Nelson Hart 2013 ISB…   Read more…

Editorial: Free from Choice

Vol. 25, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2013, Vol 25, No 4 Vicki Williams takes a journey to primal birthing This issue of the AIMS Journal is a journey into a place far from ma…   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…

They said what?

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 'You can buy test strips to check for alcohol levels in your milk. ' These magic strips of course do not tell you what…   Read more…

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Birth

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

AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 An AIMS talk by Kathryn Gutteridge, July 2013 Heading up to Birmingham with a couple of birth enthusiasts was a great…   Read more…

Book Reviews

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

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2013, Vol 25 No 3 Saggy Boobs and Other Breastfeeding Myths by Valerie Finigan; review…   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…

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