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The Business of Being Born (2008) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Abby Epstein

Cast  

Mary Helen Ayres ...
Herself - Homebirth Midwife in Indiana
...
Herself - Parent (as Julia Barnett Tracy)
Sylvie Blaustein ...
Herself - Owner & Director, Midwifery of Manhattan
Louann Brizendine ...
Herself
Michael Brodman ...
Himself
Patricia Burkhardt ...
Herself
Tina Cassidy ...
Herself - Journalist and Author of 'Birth'
Ronaldo Cortes ...
Himself - Ob / Gyn (as Dr. Ronaldo Cortes)
Robbie Davis-Floyd ...
Herself - Medical Anthropologist
Eugene Declerq ...
Himself
...
Herself - Filmmaker
Eden Fromberg ...
Herself - Ob / Gyn (as Dr. Eden Fromberg)
Natashia Fuksman ...
Herself - Doula (Labor Support)
Ina May Gaskin ...
Herself - Midwife
Nadine Goodman ...
Herself - Public Health Specialist
Carolyn Havens Neimann ...
Herself - Curtified Nurse Midwife
Susan Hodges ...
Herself - President, Citizens for Midwifery
Gregor Huebner ...
Himself - Parent
La Juana Huebner ...
Herself - Parent
...
erself - Actress and Producer
Carol Leonard ...
Herself - Certified Midwife, Owner, Longmeadow Farm Birthing Center
Heloisa Lessa ...
Hersef - Nurse Midwife
Ana Paula Markel ...
Herself - Childbirth Educator
Elan V. McAllister ...
Herself (as Elan Vital McAllister)
Jacques Moritz ...
Himself (as Dr. Jacques Moritz)
Cara Muhlhahn ...
Herself - Certified Nurse Midwife
Paulo Netto ...
Himself - Abby's Boyfriend & Filmmaker
Michel Odent ...
Himself - Ob / Gyn & Researcher (as Dr. Michel Odent)
Florencia Polite ...
Herself - Ob / Gyn, NYU Hospital (as Dr. Florencia Polite)
David Radzinski ...
Himself - Parent
Neal Rosenblum ...
Himself - Ob / Gyn (as Dr. Neal Rosenblum)
Michael Silverstein ...
Himself - Ob / Gyn (as Dr. Michael Silverstein)
Dr. Catherine K. Tanksley-Bowe ...
Herself - Midwife (as Catherine Tanksley)
Van Tracy ...
Himself - Parent
Mayra Vazquez ...
Herself - Parent (as Mayra Radzinski)
Anna Verwaal ...
Herself - RN and Doula (Labor Support)
Marsden Wagner ...
Himself (as Dr. Marsden Wagner)
Abbe Wain ...
Herself - Ob / Gyn (as Dr. Abbe Wain)
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Produced by 

Abby Epstein ... producer
Ricki Lake ... executive producer
Paulo Netto ... producer
Amy Slotnick ... producer

Music by 

Jason Moss ... (as Supersonic Music)
Andre Pluess

Cinematography by 

Paulo Netto

Film Editing by 

Madeleine Gavin

Production Management 

Amy Slotnick ... post-production supervisor

Art Department 

Preeti Belosay ... graphic artist

Sound Department 

John D'Aquino ... additional sound recordist
Fredrick Helm ... additional sound recordist (as Fred Helm)
Matt Israel ... sound mixer (as Matthew Israel)
Lukasz Janik ... additional sound recordist (as Lucasz Janik)
Jesse Malings ... additional sound recordist
Eric Milano ... sound editor
Tom Paul ... re-recording mixer / sound designer
Kipjaz Savoie ... additional sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Andrew Epstein ... additional photographer
Madeleine Gavin ... additional photographer
Nate Kraxberger ... additional photographer
Lucas Loureiro ... additional photographer
Jesse Malings ... additional photographer
Jenna Rosher ... additional photographer / camera operator
Jeanny Tsai ... second camera operator

Animation Department 

Jim McDonald ... animator

Editorial Department 

Jon Fordham ... color timer / on-line editor

Music Department 

Kim Blackburn Bowen ... music legal services
Gregor Huebner ... composer: additional music
Qasim Naqvi ... composer: additional music

Other crew 

Sara Bader ... researcher
Celia Black ... publicist
Josh Braun ... distribution advisor: Submarine Entertainment
Eugene Declerq ... research consultant
Joe Farrell ... production assistant
John Kazlauskas ... researcher
Lucas Loureiro ... production assistant
Amy Slotnick ... researcher
Kelly Dean Smith ... production assistant
Philip J. Strina ... business & legal affairs: New Line Cinema

Thanks 

Rebecca Benghiat ... special thanks
Sylvie Blaustein ... special thanks
Howard Borris ... special thanks
Rafael Cambraia ... special thanks
Melanie Comer ... special thanks
Orlando Contes ... special thanks
Marie Da Silva ... special thanks
Jeffrey Epstein ... special thanks
Renee Epstein ... special thanks
Gretchen Farrell ... special thanks
Joely Fisher ... special thanks
Sofie Gavin-Melamed ... special thanks
Neal Gorman ... special thanks
Teresa Sartorio Guaraciaba ... special thanks
Janice Guild ... special thanks
Doug Jacobson ... special thanks
Ross Kauffman ... special thanks
Kamila Saliba Lessa ... special thanks
Vincent Longo ... special thanks
Ana Paula Markel ... special thanks
Hitome Matarese ... special thanks
Cynthia McKie-Addy ... special thanks
Jordan Melamed ... special thanks
Jason Moss ... special thanks
Lisa Palattella ... special thanks
James D. Scurlock ... special thanks
Amanda Segilia ... special thanks
Delphine Selles-Alvarez ... special thanks
Wendy Shanker ... special thanks
Kurt Skonberg ... special thanks
Milo Sussman ... special thanks
Owen Sussman ... special thanks
Rob Sussman ... special thanks
Laura Zeidenstein ... special thanks

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