The Business Of Being Born

Resist the urge to dismiss, sight unseen, this documentary about childbirth in the U.S. as executive producer Ricki Lake's vanity project. Directed by documentarian Abby Epstein — whose own pregnancy shapes the film's dramatic conclusion — it's a serious and well-researched consideration of natural childbearing vs. hospital delivery that explores the...read more

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02:33 — Former talk-show host Ricki Lake and filmmaker Abby Epstein present a documentary about home births and midwifery, with footage of Lake's own life-cha (more…)
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02:32 — Birth: it s a miracle. A rite of passage. A natural part of life. But more than anything, birth is a business. Compelled to find answers after a disap (more…)

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Resist the urge to dismiss, sight unseen, this documentary about childbirth in the U.S. as executive producer Ricki Lake's vanity project. Directed by documentarian Abby Epstein — whose own pregnancy shapes the film's dramatic conclusion — it's a serious a… (more)

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