Season 4

Premiere date: March 29, 2015
The community of nuns and nurses reach 1960, on the cusp of much change in London’s East End. A new decade dawns, and with it come different and exciting challenges for the team at Nonnatus House. Can the nuns and midwives hold onto their traditional values in a rapidly changing world?

Featured Video from Season 4

Changes with Season 4
In this clip, the cast and creators of Call the Midwife share what’s to come in Season 4, which kicks off in 1960. New characters are introduced, and others, like Shelagh and Cynthia, adjust to their new roles and responsibilities. Season 4 Premieres March 29 at 8/7c.
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Changes with Season 4
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Changes with Season 4
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In this clip, the cast and creators of Call the Midwife share what’s to come in Season 4, which kicks off in 1960. New cha
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The Costumes
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The Costumes
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Call the Midwife costume designer Ralph Wheeler-Holes discusses each character’s individual style.
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Fred and Violet
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Fred and Violet
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Actors Cliff Parisi and Annabelle Apsion discuss Fred and Violet's past lives and blossoming love story.
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Reflections
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Reflections
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The cast and crew of Call the Midwife reflects on the gravity of the show themes.
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The Music
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The Music
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The cast and creators of Call the Midwife talk about the new era of music featured in Season 4.
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Midwifery in Real Life vs. TV
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Midwifery in Real Life vs. TV
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In this clip, creator Heidi Thomas talks about the changes in midwifery and medicine in 1960. Terri Coates, midwife adviso
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New Characters
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New Characters
Executive Producer Pippa Harris introduces the new characters of Season 4: Nurse Barbara Gilbert and Nurse Phyllis Crane.
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The Makeup
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The Makeup
As the series moves from the 1950s to the 1960s, makeup and hair designer Stella O'Farrell discusses the Call the Midwife
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Blogs from Season 4

Hyperemesis Gravidarum or Severe Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy
Hyperemesis Gravidarum or Severe Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy
by Katie Moriarty | May 19, 2015
Katie Moriarty discusses the Season 4 Finale and shares resources for strategies to help with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, a theme seen in Episode 8. 
Beginnings and Endings
Beginnings and Endings
by Andrea Altomaro | May 18, 2015
Andrea Altomaro looks back on Season 4, and how the midwives dealt with difficult topics and their own personal struggles.
Prescription for Call the Midwife Withdrawal – A Summer Reading List
Prescription for Call the Midwife Withdrawal – A Summer Reading List
by Deborah McBain | May 18, 2015
Another season has ended with the speed of light, leaving us reeling from the sudden loss of our midwife fix. Deborah McBain offers her list of favorite books to help ease the void.
Supporting One Another: Going beyond the Call of Duty
Supporting One Another: Going beyond the Call of Duty
by Andrea Altomaro | May 11, 2015
Andrea Altomaro explains how midwifery is an extremely rewarding and mostly joyful career, but there can be moments of unbearable sorrow. 
It's About Resolution, Not Condemnation
It's About Resolution, Not Condemnation
by Katie Moriarty | May 11, 2015
Episode 7 made Katie Moriarty think about patient safety and the structures and processes that are put in place to improve capability and decrease errors.
A Complicated World and Simple Love
A Complicated World and Simple Love
by Deborah McBain | May 11, 2015
Deborah McBain discusses Episode 7's story on mixed-up babies and what improvements have been made since the '60s to keep newborns secure in the hospital. 
Midwifing the Midwife
Midwifing the Midwife
by Andrea Altomaro | May 04, 2015
Often, Andrea and her colleagues meet mothers who may find it difficult to trust medical professionals. Because one of the aspects of the midwifery model of care is forming a relationship with thei...
The Joy of Midwifery Never Dims
The Joy of Midwifery Never Dims
by Deborah McBain | May 04, 2015
Whether it is a calling to be a nun or a midwife, Deborah McBain believes it takes a certain sort of person to choose the sacrifices and endure the less than pleasant aspects of both endeavors. But...
We’re Shaped by the Hands We Hold and Hearts We Cherish
We’re Shaped by the Hands We Hold and Hearts We Cherish
by Katie Moriarty | May 04, 2015
For Katie Moriarty, it is an honor to be with mothers as they go through powerful transitions in their lives. 
Midwifery: The Art of Caring
Midwifery: The Art of Caring
by Andrea Altomaro | April 27, 2015
One thing that really struck Andrea Altomaro about this week’s episode was how the midwives and Dr. Turner show how much their professions are an enormous part of their lives.
Humanity is Fragile
Humanity is Fragile
by Katie Moriarty | April 27, 2015
Katie Moriarty shares how she related to Sister Julienne's challenges working with a couple who refused medical treatment in Episode 5. 
From Bengali Babies to Mindful Medicine
From Bengali Babies to Mindful Medicine
by Deborah McBain | April 27, 2015
Deborah McBain recently chatted with one of her consulting physicians to get some insight on Dr. Turner's relationship with the midwives of Nonnatus House.