Statement from AIMSI on the publication of the MAMMI STUDY

Dublin, Tuesday November 8th 2016 The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services in Ireland (AIMSI) welcomes today’s publication of the MAMMI (Maternal health And Maternal Morbidity in Ireland) study. AIMSI is keen to point out, however, that… Read More

Breaking news: AIMS Ireland call for immediate intervention from the Minister for Health on the recent baby deaths in Cavan General Hospital

AIMS Ireland are saddened, but not surprised, to see the news break in the media of the deaths of several newborn babies in Cavan General Hospital. Ongoing and unaddressed underfunding and understaffing of maternity units across the country,… Read More

Midwife-Led Birth is Safe Birth

Midwife led care - AIMS Ireland

Midwife-Led Birth is Safe Birth. At Home, Hospital or Freestanding. Safe for women and babies. Better outcomes for women and babies Cost effective for health services. Read the latest evidence:… NICE recommendations re home births in England and… Read More

Breaking News: Maternity Group calls for review into Maternity Services as Budget 2015 continues to ignore Patient Safety and appropriate care options: Appropriate Maternity Care could save Exchequer 18.6 million per annum.

Maternity Group calls for review into Maternity Services as Budget 2015 continues to ignore Patient Safety and appropriate care options. Appropriate Maternity Care could save Exchequer 18.6 million per annum. The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services… Read More

Did you know: Home birth is as safe as hospital birth?

Did you know: Home birth is as safe as hospital birth? by Krysia Lynch I’ll just say that again in case you didn’t read the title properly or you thought it was a misprint! Home birth is as safe… Read More

Choice in Pregnancy and Birth in Ireland

Choice in Pregnancy and Birth in Ireland by Krysia Lynch Period late? Feeling tired? Sore breasts? Over emotional? These are all signs of pregnancy. Most mothers choose to further confirm such physical symptoms with a pregnancy test. Once you… Read More

The ten best things about having a home birth

The ten best things about having a home birth by Krysia Lynch Krysia Lynch, Coordinator, Home Birth Association of Ireland and home birth mum gives us her top ten reasons why home birth rocks! You get to know your carer… Read More

Did you know: You can have your first baby at home?

Did you know: You can have your first baby at home? by Krysia Lynch Lots of people (all of whom have never had a home birth or attended one) are very fond of telling the world that women are… Read More