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The Business of Being Born – Movie Screening

SPECIAL BENEFIT SCREENING OF “THE BUSINESS OF BEING BORN”

Directed by Abby Epstein, Executive Produced by Ricki Lake

ON: Sunday 5th October 2008

LOCATION & TIME:  Speirs Centre, Palmerston North at 2pm

TICKETS:  by gold coin donation, phone 356 BABY or email mhbanewsletter at hotmail dot com to reserve your seats today.

Manawatu Home Birth Association and the NZ College of Midwives are pleased to announce a special benefit screening of:

THE BUSINESS OF BEING BORN

A DOCUMENTARY FILM DIRECTED BY ABBY EPSTEIN AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY RICKI LAKE

In 2001, actress Ricki Lake gave birth to her second child with the assistance of a midwife in her home bathtub. She made the choice for a home birth after she experienced unwanted medical interventions while delivering her first child at a hospital birthing center. Ricki succeeded in giving birth on her own terms and the experience was so unexpectedly empowering and life-changing that she felt every woman should know what they could be missing out on.

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