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MICROBIRTH (Alto Films Ltd, 2014) is a 60 minute documentary exploring the latest scientific research into the microscopic events that happen during childbirth.
These events could have life-long consequences for the health of our children and potentially impact the future of mankind.
MICROBIRTH reveals the latest scientific thinking on how best to “seed” a baby’s microbiome in order to build the strongest possible immune system. This cutting-edge science has the potential to not only improve the health of our children across a lifetime, but also across generations still to come.
1. ACCESS TO HD MOVIE
MICROBIRTH movie (available to watch full-screen)
Stream only in full HD. Personal use only. Available to rent until 31st December 2017.
2. EXTRA DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES
PDF: Q&A on the Science Behind MICROBIRTH with Professor Rodney Dietert
PDF: Suggested reading list
PDF: List of professors featured in MICROBIRTH
Awards For MICROBIRTH:
Winner: Grand Prix Award at the Life Sciences Film Festival, 2014
Winner: Grand Prix Prague, Envirofilm Festival, 2016
Winner: Main Prize Bratislava, Ekotop Film Festival, 2016
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For More Information About The Film
For more information about the film, or to buy the DVD for personal, educational or institutional use, please visit the website: http://microbirth.com
To contact us, please use the form on the Microbirth website: http://microbirth.com/contact-us/
Toni Harman is the co-producer/director of the of the multi award-winning documentary MICROBIRTH and co-author of the books, THE MICROBIOME EFFECT (UK & World) & YOUR BABY'S MICROBIOME (US/Canada). Toni is the founder and course leader of MICROBIRTH SCHOOL (MICROBIOME COURSES).
Toni has been featured on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service and appeared as a guest on numerous podcasts. Her work has been featured in The Observer, The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail. Toni has written blog-post articles for Scientific American and the Huffington Post. Toni has also been keynote speaker at several international scientific, midwifery and breastfeeding conferences.
You can contact Toni Harman via the contact form HERE.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Our goal is to help health professionals understand the infant microbiome as this is the science that STRONGLY supports vaginal birth (when possible) and exclusive breastfeeding so that, in turn, health professionals can empower parents to make fully informed choices.
“A great and well-deserved award! And a fabulous film!"
- Dr Sarah Buckley, MD, ChB, Dip Obst & Author, "Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering"
“I very much enjoyed MICROBIRTH and feel as though it was a deserving winner of this film festival award. Great interviews and well-handled subject matter.”
- Josh Neufeld, Asst. Prof. Dept of Biology, University of Waterloo, Canada