Birth Time: The Documentary

Birth Time: The Documentary

Birth Time: The Documentary

Activist documentary exploring maternity care and asking why an increasing number of women are emerging from their births physically and emotionally traumatised.

"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...

"Isn’t it time that we opened conversations and shared information in such a way that women and their partners didn’t go into birth in the dark and full of fear?" (Official synopsis)

2021Rating: M, Mature themes, nudity and coarse language84 minsAustralia
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