Dawn gets...A Baby

Most women are quite rightly terrified at the painful prospect of pushing a human being out of their bodies. Journalist and presenter Dawn Porter is no different, as she goes on a journey to discover what its really like to give birth.

Dawn gets...A Baby

Throughout the show Dawn confronts the questions that most of us are dying to ask, but are too embarrassed or afraid to. Just how much does your body change, before, during and after pregnany? Will sex ever be the same? And what's the secret to soothing cracked nipples?

Dawn talks to a number of experts including midwifes, doctors, a lady who specialises in natural births and mums. During the entire no-holds-barred show, she finds herself both horrified and delighted as she discovers the true realities of pregnancy and childbirth.

The ultimate experience for those who want to know what childbirth is really like (apart from getting pregnant and doing it yourself, of course) is to actually watch it first-hand. By the end of this documentary, Dawn persuades a heavily pregnant woman to allow her to be present during the crucial moment of birth. She soon realises why women are happy to go through the most physically painful experiences of their lives...