The Midwives' Cauldron

Born at Home with Amanda Banks and Eleanor Currie

January 26, 2024 Katie James, Dr Rachel Reed, Amanda Banks, and Eleanor Currie Season 5 Episode 7
The Midwives' Cauldron
Born at Home with Amanda Banks and Eleanor Currie
Show Notes

Where and how women choose to birth matters. Born at Home is a stunning documentary film exploring what it takes to have a positive and transformative birth experience. 

Empowered by the homebirth of her second child in 2020, Amanda Banks together with long term dear friend Eleanor Currie, set out to create a film exploring Homebirth in QLD.

With a passion for telling stories about the human experience. Their film 'Born At Home' explores the emotional journey of homebirth.  ​The film interviews birthing experts, midwives, educators and shows many a homebirth first hand. 

  • We talked to Eleanor and Amanda about the messaging behind the film
  • Home birth statistics 
  • About the transformative effects home birth can have for some women,  
  • And we delve deeper into the reasons  why more women are deciding to give birth at home. 

This is a beautiful episode with many insights. A great way to whet your appetite before you see the film.

Born at home the film
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Screenings of the film

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