pregnancy

INDEPENDENT LENS
Made in Boise

 

Go inside the lives of four surrogates in Boise, Idaho and the intended parents whose children they carry. Follows the women as they navigate the rigors of pregnancy and the mixed feelings of their own families, who struggle to understand.

 

 

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE
Holiday Special 2018

CALL THE MIDWIFE: Holiday Special 2018

 

The Christmas special will star Miriam Margoyles as Sister Mildred, who arrives unexpectedly at Nonnatus House, her hands full with four Chinese orphans. Having fled China, the child refugees were found abandoned in Hong Kong and are being adopted in the U.K. as part of the World Refugee Project.  With Christmas preparations in full flow and the midwives busy caring for the expectant mothers of Poplar, these unexpected visitors cause joy and chaos in equal measure.

 

Preview

 

The special also sees Trixie return to  Poplar in time to cover for the Sisters as they leave for the Mother House. The Order’s Mother Superior has taken ill, and a new spiritual leader needs to be elected. It soon becomes clear, much to Sister Julienne’s horror, that she is the favored candidate.

 

 

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE
Season 7, Part 8 of 8

 

The team rallies to prepare for Sister Monica Joan’s birthday. Meanwhile, the closing of a nearby maternity home brings an influx of expectant mothers to the Nonnatus midwives. Lucille meets Olive, whose father has a secret he can no longer keep.

 

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE
Season 7, Part 7 of 8

CALL THE MIDWIFE: Season 7, Part 7 of 8

 

Dr. Turner gets involved with a troubled young man and Lucille makes new friends. Meanwhile, Barbara lies ill in hospital.

Barbara’s condition doesn’t improve and she’s kept in isolation at the hospital, leaving her friends bereft.

 

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE
Season 7, Part 6 of 8

 

Barbara helps a widowed, pregnant mother when she and her children lose their home. Lucille teaches a health class and encounters a furious mother who objects to her daughter’s attendance there. Sister Monica Joan prepares for cataract surgery.

 

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE
Season 7, Part 3 of 8

 

A mother abandons her children at the clinic, leaving the family devastated. When Violet and Fred organize a beauty contest for charity, Valerie and Magda both sign up and quickly become close friends—leading to the sharing of a terrible secret.

 

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE
Season 7, Part 1 of 8

 

Lucille, two days late due to the snow and ill, is called from her sick bed to assist with a breech birth. A single mother plans to give up her baby for adoption, but Trixie is concerned that her blood type might cause problems for baby.

 

 

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