Sunday, October 04, 2009

Reducing Infant Mortality Now Available

Reducing Infant Mortality from Debby Takikawa on Vimeo.

Recently, a new collaborative birth film, Reducing Infant Mortality, was freely released for anyone to download. It is in the same wonderful vein as Ricki Lake's masterpiece The Business of Being Born and strives to further educate on the some of the controversial birth practices in the United States. Please view this short film above. The film can be downloaded here.


It's just us said...

I do agree that the best practice would be to have midwives and OBs working together. However, I was upset by the condemnation of women who do not or can not breastfeed. As a women who tried as hard as she could but could not produce I am offended by their comments. We all know the benefits of breastfeeding but the stress of troubles with breastfeeding can make for a very unhappy home life and wouldn't it be better to have a mother who is happy with the baby and has time to spend with him then a stranger (a mom who only takes care of needs) breastfeeding the baby.

George said...

There are so many ways to reduce the infant mortality rate and we should employ all means necessary.