What happens when a first-time mother comes to hospital to have a baby.
Aimed at first-time mothers, this programme shows what happens when they come to hospital to have a baby (in 1989) . Although based at St James’ Hospital (Jimmy’s), Leeds, it is typical of many large hospitals of the era.
It follows a mother from her ante-natal visits to the birth of her baby. Different types of pain relief and various types of delivery are covered, including caesarean section and forceps delivery. The programme ends with the natural delivery of a daughter to a delighted mother.
Does not necessarily show current practice and is included for archival use.
Please note this film is very graphic contains scenes of child birth and the medical care as part of the process.