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Call the Midwife

As they strive to help mothers and families cope with the demands of childbearing, our beloved medics must make choices - and fight battles - of their own.


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Nonnatus house faces the changes of 1962, from the beacon of the contraceptive pill to new welfare policies. Back in Poplar, the austere Sister Ursula is appointed the new head of Nonnatus House, and Sister Julienne finds herself demoted. As they strive to help mothers and families cope with the demands of childbearing, disability, disease and social prejudice, our beloved medics must make choices - and fight battles - of their own.

 

Episodes

 

Episode 1 | Sunday, April 2 at 8pm

The team reunites, but all is not well when a change of management shocks Nonnatus House to the core. Sister Mary Cynthia’s health takes an unexpected turn as mental illness threatens to derail her.

 

Episode 2 | Sunday, April 9 at 8pm

The Nonnatus team prepares for the birth of a baby they know may not survive. Shelagh shows her mettle when she is first on the scene after an explosion in the docks. Sister Ursula continues to ruffle feathers with her unpopular decisions.

 

Episode 3 | Sunday, April 16 at 8pm

A Chinese first-time mother faces an unexpected crisis, while new legislation and Sister Ursula cause serious problems for Shelagh and Dr. Turner.

 

Episode 4 | Sunday, April 23 at 8pm

An expectant mother buckles under the strains of pregnancy. As Tom provides pastoral care, he reveals why this case has touched him more than most.

 

Episode 5 | Sunday, April 30 at 8pm

Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, Nurse Valerie Dyer. A vulnerable young man captures the hearts of Fred and Violet, while the whereabouts of Sister Mary Cynthia causes distress among the team.

 

Episode 6 | Sunday, May 7 at 8pm

Valerie Dyer oversees the care of an expectant Somali woman and is shocked when she uncovers a troubling aspect of this unfamiliar culture. The Nonnatus family unites to provide the very best care for Sister Mary Cynthia.

 

Episode 7 | Sunday, May 14

Dr. Turner helps the Mullucks cope with the stresses of caring for a disabled child as the terrible legacy of thalidomide becomes apparent. Nurse Crane faces an unexpected crisis.

 

Episode 8 | Sunday, May 21 at 8pm

An unexpected turn of events leads to a hastily arranged wedding. Shelagh finally goes into labor. The arrival of the birth control pill leads to unforeseen consequences.

Previous Seasons of Call the Midwife

 

Season 1

 

Season 2

 

Season 3

 

Season 4

 

Season 5

 

Season 6