This just in!!!
Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein will present a free virtual screening of “Special Deliveries: Celebrity Mothers Talk Straight on Birth” from their celebrated DVD series, MORE BUSINESS OF BEING BORN on Monday, March 5th. Ricki, Abby and celebrity moms, Kellie Martin and Alyson Hannigan will participate in a live Q&A chat that will be hosted right here on Modern Day Moms!
That’s right, we’ve just been asked to host the virtual streaming and chat directly from our blog.
A post will go up tomorrow afternoon with specific details but here are a few things that you should know:
Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Filmmaker Abby Epstein present an online screening of Special Deliveries: Celebrity Mothers Talk Straight Talk on Birth from their highly influential four-part DVD series More Business of Being Born on Monday, March 5th at 6:00pm PST. We will post the embedded uStream that you can view right here on our site. That post will go up Monday afternoon.
After the screening… Lake, Epstein and special guests from the film including Kellie Martin will host a live Q&A chat following the film beginning at 7:10pm PST. Our viewers are encouraged to ask questions and engage in conversation with Lake, Epstein, and Martin by directing messages via twitter to @rickilake with #mbobb as the hash tag.
Specific Screening & Chat Details!
Monday, March 5th
Film Screening – 6:00pm PST
Live Chat Following at 7:10pm PST
Come back Monday afternoon for the exclusive blog post and embedded streams. That post will be the post you will use to view the screening and chats.
What’s this about exactly? More Business of Being Born, a follow up to the landmark documentary, The Business of Being Born, offers a practical look at birthing options as well as poignant celebrity birth stories from stars.
Special Deliveries: Celebrity Mothers Talk Straight on Birth –
Featuring celebrity moms Laila Ali, Gisele Bundchen, Cindy Crawford, Alyson Hannigan, Melissa Joan Hart, Kellie Martin, Alanis Morissette, Christy Turlington-Burns and Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Special Deliveries is a collection of intimate birth stories from a diverse group of mothers. Whether they chose to deliver at a hospital, home or birthing center, these heartfelt and humorous testimonies speak to the lasting power of the birth experience. True inspiration for any mother-to-be, this group of women trusted their bodies and intuitions, taking responsibility for their birth decisions even when things didn’t go according to plan. None of these courageous women has ever spoken on the record in such compelling detail, and, on this DVD, the filmmakers weave together their passionate narratives as a celebration of the journey to motherhood that will leave viewers with a renewed sense of amazement about the power of women.
(Running Time: 74 min)
More Business of Being Born is available now as a four-DVD set; or as a “Mother Load” package, including all four of the new DVDs, The Business of Being Born, a signed, hardcover copy of the best-selling book Your Best Birth by Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein, a baby onesie and digital downloads of More Business of Being Born. All configurations can be purchased at www.thebusinessofbeingborn.com.
Inspired by their own unique birth experiences, Executive Producer Ricki Lake and Director Abby Epstein teamed up in 2007 to provide a nation of mothers-to-be with insight into the process of childbirth and the various options available when preparing for life’s most special event. From pregnancy to the miraculous moment of birth, The Business of Being Born continues to be an entertaining and informative celebration of the road to motherhood that “should be seen by every pregnant woman in America” (Jack Mathews, New York Daily News).