Mariah

Mariah

Pregnant with Third Child

    Midwifery patient Mariah is attempting her second vaginal birth after cesarean for her third child. Using the same midwife as Producer/Director Brigid Maher, will Mariah have the same superior outcome Maher experienced?

    Kayt

    Kayt

    Mother of Harper

      Kayt, who is pregnant with her first child, is a patient at Physicians and Midwives. She endeavors to have a safe birth with limited interventions. At full-term and unmedicated, she delivers daughter Harper while her husband and family cheer.

      Jackie

      Jackie

      Pregnant with First Child

        After almost 10 years together, Jackie and her husband, who are both hearing impaired, finally conceive a child. During her labor, the baby’s heart rate descends and she must rely on her interpreter and midwife to safely deliver her baby.

        Dahabo

        Dahabo

        Mother of The Lucky One

          Dahabo, a Somali immigrant, recently transitioned from a refugee camp in Ethiopia to Massachusetts. Now pregnant with her fourth child, she receives the harsh news that she has placenta previa, a condition that will require a c-section.

          Ashley

          Ashley

          Pregnant with First Child

            Ashley, her husband, and their doctor must determine the safest birthing option for this breech birth mama. Will she be able to have a vaginal delivery?

            Emily

            Emily

            Mother of Henry

              Emily is a patient at Physician and Midwife. She studied hypnobirthing with a midwife and had an unmedicated birth with her first son, Henry, and plans to use hypnobirthing again to manage her pain during her labor with her second child.

              Brigid

              Brigid

              Producer/Director and Mother of Two

                Brigid was inspired to tell the story of midwifery care in U.S. hospitals after she experienced a grueling road to recovery post-cesarean delivery. Five years later, pregnant with her daughter, she sought out a hospital midwife who helped her delivery vaginally.