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More Business of Being Born Part 1: Follow Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Director Abby Epstein and pregnant actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley to The Farm Community in Summertown, Tennessee, where pioneer midwife Ina May Gaskin talks candidly about the art of midwifery. Gaskin's book Spiritual Midwifery, featured in the original The Business of Being Born, sparked Lake's initial interest in natural birth. In the poignant final sequence, Gaskin exhibits her Safe Motherhood Quilt.
More Business of Being Born: Part 1— Down on the Farm
Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Filmmaker Abby Epstein follow their landmark documentary, "The Business of Being Born," with an all-new, four part DVD series that continues their provocative and entertaining exploration of the modern maternity care system.