Mar 20

Catching Babies

March 20, 2013

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

  • What does birthing justice mean to you?
  • What if we could change the world by changing the way babies are born?

This documentary weaves the stories of mothers and midwives on their journey of bringing life into the world. Filmed along the US-Mexico border, this film follows four young women as they study midwifery at Maternidad La Luz. Learn about their empowering journey as midwife mothers welcoming healthy babies.

  • Approx. 60min.

Screening followed by facilitated discussion.

This film screening is presented as part of the African American Cultural Center’s Women’s History Month film Series, ” A Woman’s Work: Midwives and Mamas.”

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Poster: Catching Babies [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607

Co-sponsors: UIC Honors College, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, and student organization Health Oriented Latino Association (HOLA)


Mario Lucero

Date posted

May 30, 2018

Date updated

Jun 14, 2018