Season 8

Premiere date: March 31, 2019

Return to Nonnatus House in 1964, a time of change both in Poplar and throughout the world. The nuns and nurses face a variety of challenging issues such as interracial adoption, cleft palate and sickle cell. For one, romance may be on the horizon.

Explore the Episodes

Episode 1

Episode 1

Meet Nonnatus' two new nuns and see how the midwives handle a complicated multiple birth.

Episode 2

Episode 2

Sister Hilda and the team help a Ghanaian family facing an undiagnosed illness.

Episode 3

Episode 3

Valerie helps a struggling mother accept her son’s birth defect.

Episode 4

Episode 4

The midwives attempt to reunite an estranged mother and daughter who are both pregnant.

Episode 5

Episode 5

A Poplar husband suffers inexplicable pains similar to his wife’s pregnancy symptoms.

Episode 6

Episode 6

Nonnatus House takes on difficult cases, including anthrax fears and an unwed teen mom.

Episode 7

Episode 7

Sister Frances attends her first solo birth. Trixie consoles a patient with an STD.

Episode 8

Episode 8

The Turners prepare to say goodbye to May. Sister Hilda helps a young cancer patient.

2018 Holiday Special

2018 Holiday Special

See how some unexpected Christmas visitors cause joy and chaos for the midwives.

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