Volunteers Required for Support Roles in AIMS Ireland

AIMS Ireland

    AIMS Ireland are now seeking volunteers to assist us with personal enquiries incoming daily. These enquiries are sensitive in nature and it is a fundamental understanding that each case must be treated with utmost confidentiality, compassion… Read More

Why does #wearedelivering hurt?

by Sinéad O’Rourke   I found myself astonished yesterday as I watched an unfolding of defensiveness across the Irish maternity services following Jacky Jones’s opinion piece in Tuesday’s Irish Times. http://www.irishtimes.com/…/ireland-s-maternity-services-an… In Jacky’s piece, which was prompted by… Read More

AIMS Ireland’s Professional Counselling, support, and complaints resource list

Sometimes, following the birth of a baby, women may need help to work through how they are feeling. They may be feeling anxious, over-whelmed, depressed, or perhaps they are trying to work through a difficult, scary, or traumatic birthing experience. There are many… Read More

Doula Support

Research has shown that the presence of a doula is extremely beneficial for the labouring woman. According to some research, midwives and nurses are only able to give 10% of their time in ‘supportive roles’ in labour and… Read More