Labor Pains: Five Unrealistic Births In Cinema

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Birth in film never fails to be exaggerated. Only a few movies come to mind when I consider an authentic depiction of labor, and while some representations are pretty frightening, others are completely comical. But somewhere between the two extremes is a scene that passes for semi-realistic with some leniency given that it’s just a film.

However, these five films have details or moments that are just so unrealistic, they make the birth seem utterly fake — and not even in a humorous way.