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Mama Sherpas Film Night

May 9, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE

SouthEast Minnesota Childbirth NetworkJoin us in seeing the film “Mama Sherpas- Midwives Across America”

From executive producers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein (The Business of Being Born), this topical new documentary, directed by Brigid Maher, examines a growing shift in the birthing industry: the rise of Caesarean sections. With C-section rates dangerously over 30% in America, are midwives the solution? In recent years, the idea of a “collaborative care” practice where doctors and midwives manage women’s care together has begun to gain traction. Research has demonstrated that collaborative care models produce better outcomes for mother and baby, including fewer C-sections. This moving and urgent film provides an intimate lens into how midwives across the country work within and better the hospital system, redefining how the US looks at the birthing process.

Free and open to the public. Popcorn and beverages provided!

See you there!

Details

Date:
May 9, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Venue

Absolute Chiropractic
1610 US-52
Rochester, 55901
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