Stillbirth

Stillbirth

DVD1978 15 Minutes

The complex emotions of someone who has given birth to a stillborn child.

The journalist Bel Mooney reveals what it is like to give birth to a stillborn child. In this forthright and perceptive interview with the actress Sheila Hancock it transpires that many hospital staff find this a very difficult situation to deal with. By expressing her own deep and complex emotions – guilt, anger, frustration and a numbing sense of failure – she helps other people in similar situations to cope in a more sensitive and helpful way. Although made some years ago, it is still very moving and relevant.

This programme can be rented on our Video on Demand system for £1.00. For this you can view as often as you like within a 48 hour period of your own choosing.