A BABY ON THE WAY

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Year

1971

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

373

Length

B&W, 18 minutes, 35mm 1,620 ft.

Cat. Refs. 1973 p.21; 1977 p.32.

Credits

NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL FILM UNIT PRESENTS A BABY ON THE WAY A NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL FILM UNIT PRODUCTION FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE HEALTH OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN (THE PLUNKET SOCIETY).

MEDICAL ADVISERS DR. NEIL BEGG, DR. MARGARET LILEY

SCRIPT AND DIRECTION FRANK CHILTON

PHOTOGRAPHY SAM GRAU

SOUND KIT ROLLINGS & VAL FEDEROFF

COMMENTARY PETER BRIAN

PRODUCTION GEOFFREY SCOTT & RONALD BOWIE

For assistance in making this film we thank mothers and teachers from the ante-natal programme of the Plunket Society, Auckland Branch; members of the Royal College of General Practitioners; La Leche League; patients and staff of the National Womens Hospital, St. Helens Hospital, Pukekohe Obstetric Hospital, Auckland Hospital Board.

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 802

16mm film- W3471/16BW411

VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 184

Full Description

Produced for the Plunket Society, the film is intended mainly to help parents-to-be and school-age children towards a better understanding of the miraculous processes of conception and the intra-uterine growth of the new life. It illustrates the proper care of the woman in pregnancy and introduces the various people who will support the husband and wife during this period of preparation for their family. The film is introduced by Dr Neil Begg, Director of Medical Services, New Zealand Plunket Society.

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