Documentary with poetry, opening a window into the hidden world of the foetus. Each trimester followed in amazing details. The development of the growing fetus explored from conception to delivery. A journeyt that is often a gripping battle for survival.
The infant and maternal mortality rates in the mountainous regions of northern Vietnam are 10 times higher than the national average. See how the Mountain Midwives of Vietnam need to balance between tradition and modernity.
The Jungle Midwife
Unreported World - Chatham House 2013
Local midwife Olga Yetikoua struggles to help women who would die without her intervention, despite an absence of electricity and ultrasound and with only the drugs she can carry.
What we don't know about mother's milk
Katie Hinde, April 2017
Why does science know more about tomatoes than mother's milk?
The Bush Doctor - Tanzania
Foundation for African Medicine & Education
The Foundation for African Medicine & Education (FAME) endeavours to help bridge the gap between a critically under-resourced healthcare system and first-world medicine.
FAME is currently focused on improving the quality and accessibility of medical care in Tanzania.
A midwife's tale in Nigeria
MSF/Doctors Without Borders. March 3, 2011
In this video we hear from midwife Jean Stowell, working for MSF in Nigeria. She talks about some of the challenges she faces in her job and what it takes to be a midwife for MSF.
Day in the life of a midwife in Ghana
Oxfam, May 25, 2012
Every week, around 75 women in Ghana die because of complications during pregnancy and childbirth.
This film was made with the support of the European Commission