"Born in the Wild" Documents Personal Decisions to Give Birth in Nature

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25 February 2015
Born in the Wild
Born in the Wild
Premieres Tuesday, March 3 at 10:02 PM ET/PT on Lifetime
          Lifetime’s all-new unscripted series, "Born in the Wild," documents couples’ personal decisions to give birth in nature. In this new series, families take one step beyond homebirth and make the powerful choice to experience childbirth in the great outdoors. No inductions, no epidurals…just expectant mothers facing and giving birth in the arms of Mother Nature. They’ll take on the unique challenges of their natural environment, tackling every obstacle the wilderness can dish out in order to realize their dream of an outdoor birth.
Born in the Wild
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  • Airs Tuesday, March 3
  • Peter and Audrey plan an outdoor birth in remote Alaska, close to home but 150 miles from the nearest hospital.  The unique setting presents countless obstacles, but they’re determined to see their vision through. Can they persevere and realize their dream of unassisted childbirth, outside in nature?
  • Airs Tuesday, March 10
  • Lance and Linda are a typical American couple living in a tidy suburb in Utah.  They have two daughters with a third on the way, and the due date is right around the corner.  With a solid birth plan in hand, they head into the wild to experience an outdoor birth that will connect them with nature. Will they be able to roll with the punches and achieve their goal, or will their birth plan go out the window in favor of something more traditional?
  • Airs Tuesday, March 17
  • Amy and Jeff are expecting a new baby boy, and they plan to deliver him in the great outdoors.  This is going to be their ninth child, and they’re bringing the whole brood along on the adventure.  Will they be able to take the desert heat of Southern Arizona, or will the weather change their birth plan?
  • Airs Tuesday, March 24
  • Phallin and Levi are excited to welcome their fifth child, a daughter, and she’s due to arrive in the next week.  The couple is planning to have this child outdoors, at an out-of-season blueberry farm in Georgia.  Their birth plan includes a midwife and a doula, but can any team stick to their plan in the wild?
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