Wenn das Persönliche politisch wird: Schwangerschaft, Geburt und die Macht der Wahlfreiheit
Ein Film von Kate Gormann und Gavin Banks
Australien 2012, 87 min
Sprachen: Englisch mit Untertitel in Deutsch, Französisch, Holländisch, Italienisch, Spanisch, Portugiesisch, Kroatisch, Polnisch, Slowakisch.
A movie about respecting and protecting a woman's right to choose how, where and with whom she gives birth
Through the diverse and moving stories of five women who choose to have homebirths The Face of Birth gives us the big-picture on the importance of how, where and with whom we give birth to our children. Featuring interviews with some of the world's top childbirth experts The Face of Birth explores the links between choice and safety. It exposes the hidden costs, and broader social consequences of rising rates of intervention. A must-see for all parents, and anyone intending to give birth, this feature-length movie about pregnancy, childbirth and the power of choice will change the way you view childbirth.
Every person has the right to be informed about birthing. The Face of Birth is a film about pregnancy, childbirth & the power of choice. The most comprehensive film ever made on home-birthing and a voice of reason in the debate. The Face of Birth is a compelling and thought provoking film that outlines the importance of education in birthing and the right of a woman to choose the best birth method for her and her baby.
A valuable birthing resource
Whether you are yet to birth or expecting child number five, this film is about women and men supporting one another in a woman’s right to choose. The film highlights the monumental importance of birthing and tells the stories of women who choose to birth at home, in hospital VBAC and in birthing centres. It presents vital information from the midwives, doctors and health professionals who support mothers and a medical system that works against them. Filmed over three years and around the world, it includes interviews with leading birth experts including Sheila Kitzinger, Michel Odent and local supporters of homebirth such as actress Noni Hazelhurst.