Childbirth: A Family Experience


A normal child is born.

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Producer: Newcastle University
Year Produced: 1982
Running time: 31 minutes
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A woman is admitted to hospital in early labour. With support from her husband she progresses normally and gives birth to a healthy female child. Experienced midwives monitor these events, providing explanations for the couple and instructing a medical student who delivers the baby. The next day the other children visit their new sister. Prof. W. Dunlop.

This film is of historical interest and reflects the cultural attitudes, medical procedures and language of the time it was made. But the issues raised are timeless.

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