How a Child Grows (Captioned)

Australia, 1987

Film
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This documentary follows a baby for the first five days of her life in a Sydney hospital. We see the various tests and examinations that the baby undergoes. The medical staff discuss the main concerns of the parents in these first important days: feeding, jaundice and any behaviour by the baby that doesn’t seem absolutely “normal” to the parents. The mother describes her feelings and reactions during these first emotional days with her new baby.

Credits

producer/director

Claire Henderson

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35041

Subject categories

Closed captioning

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child development

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child development

Sound/audio

Captioned

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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