Release Date: 2011
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min
Women on a 1970s hippie commune teach themselves midwifery. Their leader, Ina May Gaskin, becomes an author and staunch advocate for natural childbirth.
Highlights Gaskin's down-home gumption as an advocate for the glory of natural childbirth. show more
The effective documentary makes her attitudes and techniques look unarguably commonsensical, for the most part; while many distributors will shy away from such graphic material, the film may thrive in niche bookings and will benefit from enthusiastic word-of-mouth on video. show more
Whatever the film's faults, though, it's safe to say that you may never view childbirth in the same way. show more