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 9, Episode 2 GIF Recap Episode Recap
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 2 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | April 06, 2020
We’re back in Poplar for Episode 2 and Lent is upon us. For our “Midwife” family, that means no sweets, no flowers and, maybe for the best, no cigarettes.
Embracing the Present
Embracing the Present
by Katie Moriarty | April 06, 2020
When we cannot alter things or control things—it is ok to sit and allow yourself the grace to accept your thoughts and feelings.
Taking the Harder Path
Taking the Harder Path
by Michelle Collins | April 06, 2020
One of the qualities I so admire about the nuns is how they are able to separate their beliefs from what the patient needs.
Fundamental Caregiving
Fundamental Caregiving
by Deborah McBain | April 06, 2020
The future still holds hope and opportunity to shape the culture into one that will recognize the fundamental significance and all-encompassing scope of caregiving and caregivers.
The Importance of Adaptability
The Importance of Adaptability
by Andrea Altomaro | April 06, 2020
Sister Monica Joan reminded me that while I cannot change the present, I must instead change how I respond to it.
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.
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...
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.
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.