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Air Date: Wed, Apr 8, 2020 9:00 PM
Scientists are coming to understand fat as a system akin to an organ — one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Explore the mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger and even pregnancy.
Air Date: Mon, Oct 28, 2019 10:00 PM
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.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 27, 2018 10:00 PM
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.
Air Date: Sun, May 6, 2018 7:00 PM
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.
Air Date: Sun, Apr 29, 2018 7:00 PM
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.
Air Date: Sun, Apr 22, 2018 7:00 PM
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.
Air Date: Sun, Apr 15, 2018 7:00 PM
Lucille tries to win the trust of a mother who suffers from tokophobia, a morbid fear of giving birth.
Air Date: Sun, Apr 8, 2018 7:00 PM
Julienne navigates a complex situation with a Pakistani family facing an unexpected pregnancy.    
Air Date: Sun, Apr 1, 2018 7:00 PM
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.
Air Date: Sun, Mar 25, 2018 8:00 PM
Lucille faces racism and prejudice when a new mother becomes ill. Sister Winifred is keen to have fathers be more involved in the care of their babies.
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