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.
Surviving Trauma as a Health Care Provider
Surviving Trauma as a Health Care Provider
by Andrea Altomaro | May 04, 2020
I may feel overwhelmed, stretched in every direction between all of my responsibilities, but I’m so grateful for the mental escape each week as I tune in to Call the Midwife.
Discovering Ways to Cope with the Here and Now
Discovering Ways to Cope with the Here and Now
by Katie Moriarty | May 04, 2020
As a Modern Day midwife in the midst of COVID-19, times are difficult as we have to rethink how to share our joys and our struggles and even our grief.
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 6 GIF Recap Episode Recap
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 6 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | May 04, 2020
We’re not sure about the rest of you, but it’s been many moons since we last succumbed to Heidi Thomas’ poetic writing with a true, heart wrenching ugly cry.
Seeing Stars
Seeing Stars
by Deborah McBain | April 27, 2020
When a blow is suffered, do you see pain or brightness in the stars in your head? I choose to shape a hopeful brightness. The pause becomes a push to be better.
Midwifing the Soul’s Transitions
Midwifing the Soul’s Transitions
by Andrea Altomaro | April 27, 2020
Birth and death, the great transitions in life, hold such significance in the lives of the bystanders.
Life Can Change in One Breath
Life Can Change in One Breath
by Katie Moriarty | April 27, 2020
I have often been struck by how similar both birth and death can be. In an instant everything changes …. for an instant, the world holds its breath.
'Superwoman' Syndrome
'Superwoman' Syndrome
by Michelle Collins | April 27, 2020
The “superwoman” phenomenon can have very real, very negative health consequences.
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 5 GIF Recap Episode Recap
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 5 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | April 27, 2020
Last night, we were gifted with a few of our favorite things when “Call the Midwife” returned for Episode 5.
The Midwife’s Role as Educator
The Midwife’s Role as Educator
by Andrea Altomaro | April 20, 2020
I feel a sense of satisfaction each week after taking in a new episode of Call the Midwife when I can relate to the experiences of the midwives of Nonnatus House, and this week was no exception.