Birth in the squatting position

United States, 1979

Film
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This film shows and discusses the method of giving birth in the squatting position as used in India. Such a position plays a significant role in facilitating labour and delivery, reducing neurological complications in the neonate resulting from birth trauma and in fostering initial maternal-infant attachment. No other credits available.

Credits

production company

Polymorph Films

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323735

Language

English

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childbirth

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Children - Health and hygiene

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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