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.
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 7 GIF Recap
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 7 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | May 12, 2019
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...
We'll Continue to Muddle Through, Together
We'll Continue to Muddle Through, Together
by Deborah McBain | May 06, 2019
Deborah McBain on getting through struggles and finding peace -- in Poplar or Dearborn.
Finding Where We Belong
Finding Where We Belong
by Andrea Altomaro | May 06, 2019
Andrea Altomaro on how finding and feeling a sense of belonging can empower you.
The Supporters
The Supporters
by Katie Moriarty | May 06, 2019
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.
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 6 GIF Recap
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 6 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | May 05, 2019
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...
The Art of Listening
The Art of Listening
by Andrea Altomaro | April 29, 2019
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.
'Our Bodies Are Only Part of Who We Are'
'Our Bodies Are Only Part of Who We Are'
by Katie Moriarty | April 29, 2019
Katie Moriarty says just as there are variations and a spectrum with color – there is also variation or a spectrum with sexual anatomy.
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 5 GIF Recap
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 5 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | April 28, 2019
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 takin...
First, Do No Harm
First, Do No Harm
by Andrea Altomaro | April 24, 2019
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.