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Birth is a life-changing event.  Every birth has a story.  We are ready to share what we've heard.

Birth in Pieces

What is it?


El Jardín began this project in 2015.  A labor of love, this project spanned multiple years and took various twists and turns as we interviewed more and more women. Patterns emerged.  We realized that these individual narratives, together, painted a picture of modern birth culture.  What's wrong with birth in the USA?  It's time to ask mothers.

The Film & Additional Resources

To watch the trailer and/or rent/purchase the film: Birth in Pieces

✋ Interested in sharing this film with students, clients, and/or your community?  Click here for licensing information.


👉 Here is a free discussion guide to help facilitate a conversation after viewing the film.

Questions?  We'd love to hear from you.

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