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The Best Documentaries About Pregnancy

Updated March 24, 2021 1.9k votes 1.2k voters 190.5k views19 items

There are a number of documentaries out there that detail the different aspects and behind the scenes medical aspects of pregnancy and childbirth, including using traditional doctors and hospitals verses home birth with a midwife, what to expect during your pregnancy, and the medical mysteries of childbirth. What are pregnancy documentaries? Without having information, it’s hard to understand the science behind pregnancy, what your pregnancy will be like, and especially how to take care of a newborn. These topics are equally important to childbirth, and documentaries like this can help you prepare for this amazing transition in your life!

This list discusses the best documentary films discussing pregnancy, including National Geographic: In the Womb, The Business of Being Born, Pregnant in America, Babies, and Waiting for a HeartbeatVote up those you recommend, and please add any that we missed.

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    The Business of Being Born is a 2008 documentary film that explores the contemporary...  more
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    Birth Story

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    Business of Being Born 2

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    Discovery: from Conception to Birth

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    Nova: Life's Greatest Miracle

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    Laboring Under An Illusion: Mass Media Childbirth Vs. the Real Thing

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    40 Weeks

    40 Weeks’ award-winning documentary team is thrilled to present expectant couples a film they can relate to and share with one another.

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    Pregnant in America

    Steve Buonaugurio, Gordon Grobelny
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    Pregnancy for Dummies

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    National Geographic: in the Womb: Identical Twins

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    A Doula Story

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    The Face of Birth

    Andrew Bisits, Justine Caines
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    National Geographic: the Science of Babies

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    Nova: the Miracle of Life

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    Natural Born Babies - Modern Day, Natural Childbirth

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    Works of Wonder

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    Freedom for Birth

    Freedom for Birth is a 2012 documentary film written and directed by Alex Wakeford and Toni...
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    Babies, also known as Baby and Bébé, is a 2010 French documentary film by Thomas Balmès that...  more
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    First Comes Love

    First Comes Loves is a 2012 documentary film directed by Nina Davenport....