Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin & The Farm Midwives

“inspiring…” Entertainment Weekly

“…makes you want to hop into a tub of warm water and start pushing.” NY Times

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Ina May Teaches
Ina May's Mentors
About Town
Aurora is Born
"Heaven and Earth"
Directors' interview

Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and The Farm Midwives captures a spirited group of women who taught themselves how to deliver babies on a 1970s hippie commune, rescued modern midwifery from extinction, and changed the way a generation thought about childbirth. Today, as nearly 1/3 of all US babies are born via C-section, they labor on, fighting to preserve their knowledge and pushing, once again, for the rebirth of birth.


“inspiring…” — Entertainment Weekly

“A disarming example of documentary filmmaking” — Variety

“A fascinating history lesson and a raucous celebration of life…” — Matt Holzman, KCRW

“…makes you want to hop into a tub of warm water and start pushing.” — NY Times

“You'll want to share it with every mother you know…” — Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein, filmmakers, The Business of Being Born

“Some of the best birth footage out there–a must-see for anyone even remotely interested in the subject.” — Ceridwen Morris, CCE, childbirth educator, and co-author of From The Hips


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