The importance of a good child-birth is sometimes overlooked. This is one of those key moments that makes a huge impact on a child's life. Many important things you are going to find out in this documentary.

Synopsis from official :

"Birth is a miracle, a rite of passage, a natural part of life. But birth is also big .

Compelled to explore the subject after the delivery of her first child, Ricki Lake recruits filmmaker Abby Epstein to question the way American women have babies.

The interlaces intimate birth stories with surprising historical, political and scientific insights and shocking statistics about the current maternity care system. When Epstein discovers she is pregnant during the making of the , the journey becomes even more personal.

Should most births be viewed as a natural life process, or should every delivery be treated as a potentially catastrophic medical emergency?"