Film: The business of being born – documentary

Rojstvo  je čudež. Je obred prehoda. Je naravni proces življenja. Ampak bolj kot karkoli je rojstvo posel.

Birth business in United States

The documentary “Business of Being Born,” produced by Rikki Lake, explores the home birth experience from the vantage point of expectant moms, dads, and midwives. If you are planning a family, I strongly encourage you to watch.

Home births in the US have been on the rise for the past 10 years, increasing from 1.26 percent of births in 2011 to 1.36 percent in 2012.1,2 This article addresses the pros and cons of home birthing versus hospital birthing, and other important factors to consider before deciding on a birth plan.

With insurance companies forcing hospitals to herd patients in and out as quickly as possible, many women report their birth experience feels rushed, impersonal and sanitized.