Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 8 GIF Recap

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It feels like just yesterday that we turned on the telly to tune in to this beloved British drama, saying farewell to some of our favorite midwives while also welcoming a few new additions to the team. Yet as the weeks have come and gone, we’ve already reached the conclusion of Season 8, and “Call the Midwife” has taken us on quite the adventure.

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When They’re Not Who You Thought They Were

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Andrea Altomaro how it feels when someone that you’ve loved and respected turns out to be a completely different person than you thought they were.

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On the Frontlines with Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Deborah McBain says this Call the Midwife episode suggests we look at each other with fresh eyes.

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Learning to Fly

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Katie Moriarty on Sister France's first steps as a true Midwife.

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Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 7 GIF Recap

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The final episode of “Call the Midwife” Season 8 draws near and oh, how it has been a journey. If you’re still reeling over the sudden death of Jeannie Tennant or you’re on edge after all of Sister Monica Joan’s health scares (someone please keep her in a protective bubble for us), grab your support buddy for this one — because Episode 7 will wreck you.

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We'll Continue to Muddle Through, Together

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Deborah McBain on getting through struggles and finding peace -- in Poplar or Dearborn.

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Finding Where We Belong

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Andrea Altomaro on how finding and feeling a sense of belonging can empower you.

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The Supporters

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Katie Moriarty says we can all be that safe landing spot for others—but we have to open our eyes to who needs us and how we can be there for them.

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Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 6 GIF Recap

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As the curtains open to this week’s episode of “Call the Midwife,” we travel to the edge of the city where father and son team Barney and Ed Brittall are hard at work at the docks. As these two new characters set the stage for our latest story, the midwives also find themselves playing host to a familiar house guest.

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The Art of Listening

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Andrea Altomaro says midwives are caring for people at an extremely vulnerable time in their lives. It’s important that we don’t lose sight of that.

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'Our Bodies Are Only Part of Who We Are'

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Katie Moriarty says just as there are variations and a spectrum with color – there is also variation or a spectrum with sexual anatomy.

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Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 5 GIF Recap

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It’s a new day in Poplar, and the ladies are back on the grind. Love is in the air for a handful of our characters this week, and at the Iris Knight Institute, Dr. Turner and the midwives are taking appointments for an exciting new health screening to help with the prevention of cervical cancer.

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First, Do No Harm

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Andrea Altomaro says we can take anything away from this episode, she hopes it is that we understand that we really cannot assume we know better than any of our patients.

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The Dangers of Closing Off Safe Options

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Katie Moriarty on a how a backstreet abortion in 1964 Poplar reveals that reproductive rights for women are still extremely challenging and that in the year 2019.

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The Midwife’s Daughter

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Deborah McBain on her role as both a midwife and mother.

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