Extreme Births

About the Show

About the Show

In this documentary we see the most extreme ways of giving birth from the secretive freebirthers – to the pregnant mums going it alone under the radar of hospitals and midwives - to women who insist on every bit of medical intervention available and demanding elective caesareans because of their fear of the pain.

Post birth, we see the lotus birthers - who insist on staying attached to the placenta for four days – and we meet the pampered denizens of the newest and most luxurious arrival in maternity: The Mermaid Maternity Retreat,  a £500 a night high-end luxi-spa for the new well-heeled mothers of London’s wealthiest enclave.

 
 

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Posted by Rebecca2526Report
Child birth is not easy full stop. This is quite interesting, educational and also dramatic. To see the different experiences people go through when giving birth is amazing.