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The birth in the movies challenge

I have always liked the Bechdel Test, and my kids now are so familiar with it that when they want to convince me to watch a movie they say:" ... And it passes the Bechdel test mum!" For those who don't know what it is, it is a brilliant tool to measure sexism in movies, it is pretty simple and once you start using it you will realise how sexist movies are:






So, inspired by it and by an exercise I do in my antenatal classes I have decided to create a test for physiological birth in the movies:


There is a facebook event this weekend to test movies that have birth scenes, please join us: https://www.facebook.com/events/1548023882168197/
And there is a page to start up a conversation in this topic too