“Every day a little miracle”. In the documentary series “The Baby Station” I was allowed to accompany ten couples at one of their most intimate moments: the birth of their child.
I accompanied the concerns in a breech position, the joy of healthy twins and the fear of a possible Down syndrome. Whether spontaneous delivery or c-section, a primipara in the bathtub, mother of three crowching down on a chair or a paraplegic who wouldn´t let go the experience of a spontaneous birth despite medical concerns: Every birth was unique in its own way. I thank all the parents for the trust and openness that you showed to my team and to me.
But not only the parents were the stars. The hospital staff on the maternity units were as important. To all midwives, gynecologists, anesthesiologists, pediatricians and nurses: I learned so much from you. Thank you for the warmth and heartiness with which you received us and allowed us such a close look into your work-routine.
“Every day a little miracle”. In the documentary series, “The Baby Station”, ten couples allow me the privilege of accompanying them during one of their most intimate moments; the birth of their child.
I join them on their journey as they confront the concerns of a breeched birth, the unknown of a possible Down syndrome diagnosis and the joy of healthy twins. Whether a natural delivery or c-section, a home birth in the bathtub or crouching on a chair, or a paraplegic determined to experience birth naturally despite medical concerns, each birth is unique. I thank all of the parents for the trust and openness with which you showed my team and me.
‘Babystation’ is not only about the parents, it is about the hospital staff who support them as they embark on one of life’s most perilous journeys. We follow the stars of the maternity ward: the midwives, gynecologists, anesthesiologists, pediatricians and nurses.
My team and I thank the parents, their families and the hospital personnel for showing us such warmth and openness as they let us accompany them.