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.
The Dangers of Closing Off Safe Options
The Dangers of Closing Off Safe Options
by Katie Moriarty | April 24, 2019
Katie Moriarty on a how a backstreet abortion in 1964 Poplar reveals that reproductive rights for women are still extremely challenging and that in the year 2019.
The Midwife’s Daughter
The Midwife’s Daughter
by Deborah McBain | April 22, 2019
Deborah McBain on her role as both a midwife and mother.
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 4 GIF Recap
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 4 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | April 21, 2019
We blinked, and suddenly we’re halfway through the show that always gets us through our Sunday night scaries without fail. Oh how time flies when you’re busy wiping away tears after every episode o...
Life Bound Up in Mysteries
Life Bound Up in Mysteries
by Deborah McBain | April 15, 2019
Deborah McBain speaks to the mystery of how we come to different conclusions on keeping children safe.
Understanding Grief
Understanding Grief
by Andrea Altomaro | April 15, 2019
Andrea Altomaro on how grief changes you forever.
Going Beyond the Surface
Going Beyond the Surface
by Katie Moriarty | April 15, 2019
Katie Moriarty highlights what Poplar's clinicians and staff do to go above and beyond for their patients.
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 3 GIF Recap
Call the Midwife Season 8, Episode 3 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | April 14, 2019
We won’t deny it – this season of “Call the Midwife” has gotten off to a bleak start. A big ol’ YIKES doesn’t even begin to cover it. While we can usually turn to the dulcet tones of Jenny Lee’s ep...
There is Still Much Worth Fighting For
There is Still Much Worth Fighting For
by Deborah McBain | April 08, 2019
Deborah McBain on the importance of continuing to fight for human rights and respect.
For Every Problem, There is a Solution
For Every Problem, There is a Solution
by Andrea Altomaro | April 08, 2019
Andrea Altomaro discusses the importance of be able to “turn off” from work.