Birth after caesarean with Optibirth

  Birth After Caesarean Section is a collaborative event hosted by AIMS Ireland, TCD and NUIG on Wednesday February 22nd 2017 Venue: Lecture theatre 2.57, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin (24 D’Olier Street) https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/birth-after-caesarean-section-seminar-tickets-31380311356 This… Read More

The AIMS Ireland submission to the Citizens’ Assembly

The AIMS Ireland submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on the urgent need to repeal the 8th amendment is below. AIMS Ireland Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly

AIMSI Chairperson Krysia Lynch talking on the National Maternity Strategy for Ireland

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Days after the National Maternity Strategy for Ireland 2016 -2026 was announced for Ireland, AIMSI Chairperson, Krysia Lynch was invited onto Newstalk’s Global Village Show with Dil Wickremasinghe to discuss what AIMSI does and how the strategy will impact on… 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

Whatsupmum: HSE initiative

Whatsupmum “Whatsupmum” is an interactive initiative developed by Healthcare Help Ltd for the HSE using apps and videos providing free advice to pregnant women and their families. Describing itself as “Your complete guide to pregnancy, birth, and parenthood”,… Read More

Did You Know: The National Obstetric Guidelines for Ireland include VBAC(2)?

Did You Know: The National Obstetric Guidelines for Ireland include VBAC(2)? by Jene Hinds Kelly What is a VBAC? A VBAC is when a woman gives birth vaginally after a previous Caesarean Section. Sometimes, you will see a number… Read More

Did you know? – Epidural pain relief and breastfeeding: New research

Did you know? – Epidural pain relief and breastfeeding: New research by Barbara Western “The only thing as consistent as birth pain has been the search to eradicate it, pharmaceutically” – Tina Cassidy, Birth: The Surprising History of How… Read More

Healthy Births for Healthy Mothers and Babies

by Jene Hinds Kelly Becoming a parent is full of new, exciting and sometimes difficult experiences and decisions. You may already have an idea of the kind of pregnancy and birth experience you would like, or you may… Read More

“May I break your waters?” Information on Artificial Rupture of Membranes

“May I break your waters?” Information on Artificial Rupture of Membranes by Jene Hinds Kelly One of the most common forms of routine interference in labour is an artificial rupture of membranes (ARM) – sometimes referred to as… Read More

Ten normal facts about breastfeeding

Ten normal facts about breastfeeding by Krysia Lynch   1. Physical: Breastfeeding is the normal way of feeding and nourishing your baby. Newborn babies need warmth nutrition and love and breastfeeding satisfies all three. 2. Physical: Your baby is… Read More