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The Milky Way

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The Milky Way is a documentary exposé about breastfeeding in the United States. It will make every viewer rethink how we treat mothers. The film will empower women to trust their body, their baby, and themselves in their unique journey.

  • DirectorJon Fitzgerald
  • Runtime: 1 hr 33 min
  • StudioGravitas Ventures
  • QualityHD

Reviews about The Milky Way

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Dorothy E. Grupe
Gives a picture of the sad state of maternity/infant care in the USA

Gives a picture of the sad state of maternity/infant care in the USA. Encouraging breastfeeding and keeping moms and babies together not only promotes health (form mom and baby), but also saves potentially billions of dollars in not utilizing breast milk substitutes (formula) + fewer sick days

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Amazon Customer
I highly recommend this to anyone but specially to future parents

Informative, eye opening, well made documentary. I highly recommend this to anyone but specially to future parents.

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Wilmarie Nieves
Five Stars

Very encouraging for women that want to nurse their baby.

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ChicaXicana75
Must see for pregnant first time mothers.

It is so sad that we still have a long way to go in the US and in other countries. I gave birth abroad and had an emergency c-section. I was denied the right to see my baby and have skin to skin contact. My baby was in the NICU for a week, so for a week no skin to skin and that affected the lactation process. I thought that was tough, but breastfeeding has been a whole other ordeal. There needs to be more support worldwide for mothers during and after the birthing process. This documentary demonstrates what needs to change and gives examples of how it should ...

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Eunive Kitchen
Very informative and influential. I think every new mom ...

Very informative and influential. I think every new mom should watch. However, please take all this info with a grain of salt. There is no shame in using formula if you have to.

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Laura Hayes
So wonderful to have an encouraging

I could watch this over and over. So wonderful to have an encouraging, fact-filled documentary about such a natural process of nurturing and feeding children!

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Bree Green
Great documentary! I recommend anyone who is thinking about ...

Great documentary! I recommend anyone who is thinking about breastfeeding but still on the fence about it, to watch.

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