Timeline of Savita Halappanavar’s Treatment : AIMS Ireland

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Timeline of events of Savita Halappanavar’s treatment at Galway University Hospital. Sunday 21st October, 2012 Savita and Praveen Halappanavar, who are expecting their first baby, arrive at Galway University Hospital. The 31-year-old dentist, who is 17 weeks pregnant,… Read More

AIMS Ireland: March for Choice 2017

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Aims Ireland marched for Choice again  in 2017. We campaign for choice in all aspects of the maternity services in Ireland. This means choice in whether you want to be pregnant or not, choice in where you have… Read More

The 8th amendment; Its effects on continuing pregnancy

The Association for the Improvements in the Maternity Services have represented service users views for the last 10 years. We provide a support service to people who have had difficulties with the maternity services and we played a… Read More

AIMSIreland address the Oireachtas Joint Committee for Health on the National Maternity Strategy

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On the 16th OF February AIMSI Ireland were invited to make an oral submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee for Health on the implementation of the National Maternity Strategy. AIMSI Chair Krysia Lynch and Vice Chair Breda Kearns… Read More

The AIMS Ireland submission to the Citizens’ Assembly

The AIMS Ireland original submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on the urgent need to repeal the 8th amendment submitted on the 16th December 2016 AIMS Ireland Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly Comments were made as to the 8th… Read More

AIMS Ireland Statement on the publication of Judge Maureen Harding-Clark’s report into the Surgical Symphysiotomy Ex Gratia Payment Scheme and media commentary on the same.

The Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services (AIMS) Ireland  is outraged at the suggestion that the survivors of symphysiotomy have exaggerated, or been in some way dishonest, in their claims in what has been a long and… Read More

Breaking news: AIMSIreland issue Proclamation to the Birthing Women of Ireland

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This proclamation from AIMSIreland to the Birthing Women of Ireland is to mark the centenary of the original Irish Proclamation which was read from the GPO 100 years ago today. The original proclamation strove to ensure equal rights… Read More

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

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

“No Thank You” – A Guide to Informed Decision Making

  Your experience of labour and birth should be exactly that – YOURS. Every birth is unique as each woman will approach childbirth in her own way. It is important that you have the information you need to… Read More