The Business of Being BornJanuary 1, 2008
Director Abby Epstein's controversial documentary takes a hard look at America's maternity care system, juxtaposing hospital deliveries against the growing popularity of at-home, natural childbirths that some expectant parents are opting for. Former talk show host Ricki Lake was inspired to produce this compelling exposé after a dissatisfying birthing experience with her first child left her with many unanswered questions.
Entre leurs mainsDecember 11, 2013
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Birth In ActionJanuary 1, 2012
Birth In Action chronicles the experience of one family's journey through a natural childbirth. This documentary takes an in-depth look at the natural birthing process, as well as the various stages of labor and birth from the moment the mother's water breaks to the glorious birth of the couple's son. Complete with insightful interviews from one of today's leading Midwives and the Doulas and Educators who helped make it possible. This documentary provides some of the most current information available today on 'low-tech' births without medical intervention
More Business of Being BornNovember 8, 2011
Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Filmmaker Abby Epstein follow their landmark documentary,'The Business of Being Born', with an all-new, four part DVD series that continues their provocative and entertaining exploration of the modern maternity care system.
Birth Into Being - The Russian Waterbirth ExperienceJanuary 7, 1999
Russian Spiritual Midwife, Tatyana Sargunas and her filmmaker husband Alexei, recorded five totally natural, incredible waterbirths. This video takes you on a breathtaking expedition to witness families birthing in the Black Sea, and into their home to see the birth of their own babies in a handmade clear birthing pool.