Links & Partners

ARM works with other organisations and individuals in the pursuit of our vision.
The following are some of the organisations we work with* and links to midwifery-related websites.

The Association for Improvements in Maternity Services (AIMS)

AIMS… at the forefront of the childbirth movement for more than fifty years.

  • Working towards normal birth
  • Providing independent support and information about maternity choices
  • Raising awareness of current research on childbirth and related issues
  • Protecting women’s human rights in childbirth
positive birth movement

The Positive Birth Movement

We are a global network of free to attend antenatal groups, linked up by social media. We connect pregnant women together to share stories, expertise and positivity about childbirth. We aim to challenge the epidemic of negativity and fear that surrounds modern birth, and help change birth for the better. Join us as we meet up, link up and shake up birth!

The Royal College of Midwives

The RCM is the only professional organisation and trade union dedicated to serving midwifery and the whole midwifery team. We provide workplace advice and support, professional and clinical guidance and information, and learning opportunities with our broad range of events, conferences and online resources.

The European Midwives’ Association

We are a non-profit and non-governmental organisation of midwives, representing midwifery organisations and associations from the member states of the European Union (EU), members of the Council of Europe, the European Economic Area (EEA) and EU applicant countries.
The International Confederation of Midwives

The International Confederation of Midwives

Our Vision
ICM envisions a world where every childbearing woman has access to a midwife’s care for herself and her newborn. 
Our Mission
To strengthen Midwives Associations and to advance the profession of midwifery globally by promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing women and in keeping birth normal, in order to enhance the reproductive health of women, and the health of their newborn and their families.
Midwifery Today

Midwifery Today

Our Mission: We’ve been serving midwives, birth enthusiasts and your community since 1986. Through networking and education, Midwifery Today’s mission is to return midwifery care to its rightful position in the family; to make midwifery care the norm throughout the world; and to redefine midwifery as a vital partnership with women.


Birthrights is the UK’s only organisation dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights. We believe that all women are entitled to respectful maternity care that protects their fundamental rights to dignity, autonomy, privacy and equality.

Lillian Craze Birth Photography

Jo is a professional birth photographer covering the South Wales region. She specialises in black and white photography in a photojournalistic style. She is the photographer of our header photo on the home page.


MIDIRS (Midwives Information & Resource Service) is a charity whose mission is to support midwives and students in providing a positive birth experience.

We achieve this through disseminating high-quality, evidence-based information via the quarterly journal, MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, and the unique midwifery-specific MIDIRS Reference Database.

Trusted by maternity health care professionals and students worldwide to support them in their practice and studies, MIDIRS can help you:

· Maintain CPD requirements for revalidation

· Keep up to date with current hot topics and maternity matters

· Meet research and evaluation requirements

· Support your education, training and development needs.

cmv action

CMV Action

UK charity raising awareness of cytomegalovirus. With information and resources: CMV in Pregnancy – a complete guide to ante-natal CMV infection, CMV: Children and Babies – 16 page guide to post-natal CMV infection, tear-off pad for midwives and other health professionals carrying key information about CMV.
*This list comprises some of the many organisations we work with. If you work with ARM or have a midwifery-related information website and would like a link, please contact our webeditor.

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