Laboring Under An Illusion

Laboring Under An Illusion

Mass Media Childbirth Vs. the Real Thing

DVD - 2009
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"Anthropologist Vicki Elson explores media-generated myths about childbirth. As a childbirth educator for 25 years, she observes daily how our culture affects our birth experiences. In this film, she contrasts fiction with reality. 'To understand what it's really like to have a baby, we have to debunk the silly and scary images served up by the profit-driven media. In reality, birth is hard work, sometimes simple, sometimes complicated, but always miraculous and unforgettable'"--Container.
Publisher: [Massachusetts] : birth-media.com, c2009
Branch Call Number: 618.2 LAB
Characteristics: 1 DVD (50 min.)
Additional Contributors: Elson, Vicki

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