A Gentle birth

Australia, 1976

Film
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Episode number 1 of Series “The Tresillian child development series”.
This film shows the Le Boyer method of delivery - the childbirth experience of one woman where technological intervention is kept to a minimum, and drugs are replaced by a relaxed supportive environment, with the father present to reassure and comfort the mother. Narrated by Dr. Harry Tischler.

Credits

production company

AFTRS

producer/director

Barbara A. Chobocky

Duration

00:08:50:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Appears in

The Tresillian child development series

Group of items

The Tresillian child development series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

507323

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Birth, Hour of

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child development

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child psychology

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childbirth

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Birth, Hour of

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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