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The mama sherpas /
a film by Brigid Maher ; a Tiny Leaps film with Black Salt Productions in association with BOBB Films ; executive producers, Ricki Lake, Abby Epstein, Laila Rossi ; producer and director, Brigid Maher.
imprint
New York, New York : Kino Lorber, Inc., [2017]
description
1 videodisc (76 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
New York, New York : Kino Lorber, Inc., [2017]
standard identifier
73832921032
contents note
Bonus features: Deleted scenes; trailer.
credits note
Cinematographer, Brigid Maher ; editor, Nikki Jones ; music composer, Paul Oehlers ; graphic designer, Samer Chehab ; animator, Kristian Perry.
performer
Narrator, Brigid Maher ; featuring Whitney Pinger.
abstract
"From executive producers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein, this topical new documentary by Brigid Maher examines a growing shift in the birthing industry: the rise of Caesarean sections. With C-section rates dangerously over 30% in America, are midwives the solution? In recent years, the idea of a 'collaborative care' practice where doctors and midwives manage women's care together has begun to gain traction. Research has demonstrated that collaborative care models produce better outcomes for mother and baby, including fewer C-sections. This moving and urgent film provides an intimate lens into how midwives across the country work within and better the hospital system, redefining how the US looks at the birthing process"--Package.
language note
English closed captions.
catalogue key
10798092
technical details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 Surround Sound.

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