Learn What It Takes to Be a Midwife Today

Experienced midwives discuss how the plotlines and drama of Call the Midwife intersect with modern day Midwifery.
Keeping These Bonds with Us, Always
Keeping These Bonds with Us, Always
by Michelle Collins | March 30, 2020
I am a midwife, and I am also a nurse, and have also, at times, best met women’s needs (through my midwife role) as their friend.
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 1 GIF Recap Episode Recap
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 1 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | March 30, 2020
Hello and welcome, “Call the Midwife” friends! Your prayers have been answered. We’ve survived the long, cold months of winter and are crawling out of hibernation just in time for the premiere of S...
Carrying Our Past Into the Future
Carrying Our Past Into the Future
by Deborah McBain | March 30, 2020
Deborah McBain on how our past shapes our future.
In the Midst of a Crisis, Our Actions Impact the Outcome
In the Midst of a Crisis, Our Actions Impact the Outcome
by Andrea Altomaro | March 30, 2020
Andrea Altomaro on the actions we take and how we cope with a new, widespread virus.
To Tackle Today's Outbreak, We Need to Act As One
To Tackle Today's Outbreak, We Need to Act As One
by Katie Moriarty | March 30, 2020
It is important to take our situation today seriously—protect yourself, and thereby, we will protect each other.
Call The Midwife 2019 Holiday Special GIF Recap
Call The Midwife 2019 Holiday Special GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | December 26, 2019
Catch up on the 2019 Holiday Special of Call the Midwife. Warning: spoilers ahead.
Chain of Love
Chain of Love
by Deborah McBain | December 26, 2019
As Dr. Turner and the Midwives left East London to connect with the people in the Hebrides, they passed barriers. From roaming sheep to bristling matriarchs, they found links and bonds.
The Poetry of Life
The Poetry of Life
by Deborah McBain | May 22, 2019
Deborah McBain on the importance of supporting roles.
When the Past Reveals the Problems of Today's Choices
When the Past Reveals the Problems of Today's Choices
by Andrea Altomaro | May 22, 2019
Andrea Altomaro argues that Season 8 shows abortions bans don't prevent abortions from happening, they just prevent them from happening safely.