Birth Time: the documentary
A shocking insight into a betrayal of women ” Rhea Dempsey
This passionate documentary puts forward a strong argument that our maternity system is broken. We have a postnatal depression epidemic, with suicide being the leading cause of maternal death in the developed world. Birth trauma is rampant.
We have incredibly high intervention rates in birth around world, yet this is not leading to better outcomes for mothers and babies.
We are losing connection from one of the most powerful, primal and pivotal things we will ever do in our lives.
We live in a time where it is has become normal to disregard the importance of a woman’s experience of birth, yet, our birth and birthing experience deeply impacts the way we navigate the world.
The film argues that it’s time for parent’s needs in birth to be heard…in practice, in politics, in funding and in policy.
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