The Lost babies

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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A documentary about the tragedy of babies who are either stillborn or who die very soon after birth and the emotional consequences for the parents. Parents who have experienced the death of their baby discuss their reactions and specialists talk about how they can help the parents through the grieving process.

Credits

director

John Pettman

producer

Esther Rantzen

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34204

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Bereavement

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childbirth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Grief

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Human reproduction

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human reproduction

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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