Pregnancy after 35

United States, 1978

Film
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Uses interviews with middle aged mothers and information from Carole S. McCauley’s book, to allay the fears of women contemplating pregnancy after 35. Shows emotional and physical reactions to pregnancy at this age, discusses Down’s syndrome and demonstrates an amniocentesis which test foetal chromosomes.

Credits

director

Gwen Brown

producer

Alvin Fiering

production company

Polymorph Films

Language

English

Duration

00:21:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32602

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women - Interviews

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Down's syndrome

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Middle aged women - Health and hygiene

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Pregnancy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Pregnancy - Psychological aspects

People → Women - Interviews

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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