Season 1

Call the Midwife tells colorful stories of midwifery and families in London’s East End.

About This Season

Premiered: September 30 - November 4, 2012
Rebroadcast Dates: October 3 - November 7, 2013
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In the spring of 1957, newly minted midwife Jenny Lee arrives in the East End of London to begin her career. After overcoming the initial shock that her new home, Nonnatus House, is a convent and not a private hospital, she quickly becomes immersed in her new life. Living with nuns and working in a community of colorful characters are different from anything Jenny has previously encountered. Through her, experience the sorrows and joys that come with being a midwife.

Episodes

Season 1: Episode 1

Season 1: Episode 1

In the spring of 1957, newly minted midwife Jenny Lee arrives in the East End of London.

Season 1: Episode 2

Season 1: Episode 2

As Jenny Lee settles into her role, there is a new arrival at Nonnatus House — Chummy.

Season 1: Episode 3

Season 1: Episode 3

Jenny is placed on a district nursing roster, and a new patient is nervous about her baby.

Season 1: Episode 4

Season 1: Episode 4

The community’s search for a missing baby and a couple’s anguish.

Season 1: Episode 5

Season 1: Episode 5

Nonnatus House responds to cancer – and to an ill-starred money-making venture.

Season 1: Episode 6

Season 1: Episode 6

Sister Monica Joan is found wandering near the docks and is returned by the police.

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