Watch I'm Pregnant And...
- 3 Seasons
With all the reality television shows on these days I'm Pregnant And? is as real as it gets. This is a documentary on the Discovery Health Channel that showcases women who are facing very difficult circumstances to keep their babies. It covers all types of problems, drug addiction, mental illness, prison, truck driver; husband wants to be a woman, stripper and many other issues. The show travels with these women as they face and try to work through some very difficult situations. This show uncovers the hardships that they endure triumph and tragedy during these difficult pregnancies. In the thirty minutes of this show very different women in very different circumstances are presented. These women are facing serious emotional, physical, mental or circumstantial issues as they go through their nine month pregnancy. One young woman who decided to get her life together and turn herself in for her criminal activity finds out she is pregnant just before she goes to jail. The camera follows her as she goes to doctor appointments, and she shares her thoughts on being pregnant in prison. The camera goes into her prison cell and she talks about how degrading and hard it is to be there. She explains how going to doctor visits in handcuffs takes away from the joy of listening to her child's heart beat. A homeless woman explains how hard it is for her to get the proper nutrition and pre natal care. Her doctor is concerned about her and her baby's health. She also fears that social services will take the baby and put the child in foster care. One of the women is bipolar she talks about her fears of failure as she travels through her pregnancy. There are so many different problems that affect these women. This makes for an interesting change of perspective as seen through the eyes of these women.