“Warm, spirited and occasionally slathered in goo, “Birth Story” is a celebratory tribute to the endangered art of midwifery and its most influential practitioner, Ina May Gaskin. A disarming example of documentary filmmaking that stakes out an opinion with plain-spoken, commonsensical wisdom, this insightful effort from helmers Sara Lamm and Mary Wigmore doubles as a defense of natural childbirth and an affectionate look back at the movement’s ’70s countercultural roots.”  Read more of this Variety review!

  • Los Angeles NPR affiliate KPCC! Listen here to Sara, Mary, and Ina May on the Patt Morrison show!


If you are press and would like to contact us about the local Chattanooga screening, please contact us below.

Official Website:

Distributor: On & Beyond LLC

Directors: Sara Lamm & Mary Wigmore

Producers: Zachary Mortensen, Kathryn Roughan, Sara Lamm, Mary Wigmore

Press Contact: Amy Slotnick,

Press Kit: click here


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