40 WEEKS is a movie that answers any pregnancy questions you may have and gives you a window into the lives of a group of real women dealing with all the changes you are. Journey through the weekly milestones and information of pregnancy while discovering the community you are now part off. 40 WEEKS is here to help with resources and to build a community.
Big Belli, an industry leading film resource for expecting families, presents 40 WEEKS, the first unscripted documentary movie to offer an intimate window into the week-by-week journey of pregnant women across the country. 40 WEEKS is directed by Christopher Henze, produced by Kurt Engfehr, Dominique Debroux, and Kate Rolston, edited by April Merl, and cast by Lisa Singer.
40 WEEKS explores the emotional and physical changes through pregnancy, the hopes and fears and the confusing and often difficult choices that can be presented during this time. Interspersed throughout the film are expert testimonies offering current medical information on key pregnancy milestones. 40 WEEKS examines and addresses topics surrounding pregnancy and child birth such as sonograms, morning sickness, prenatal nutrition, screenings, safe remedies, fetal development, preparing for delivery, single parenting, same-sex parenting, health risks, pre-term labor, low birth weight, home safety, preparing to bring the baby home and much more.