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'Call the Midwife' Recap: Season 8 Episode 3

Daniel Hautzinger

Violet takes to her new role with gusto while one of her newest constituents anxiously worries over every little thing that happens to her infant daughter. Another mother is more than ready for her sixth child, but he proves to be more difficult than her others. 
The Aidoo family in Call the Midwife.Photo: BBC/Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Season 8 Episode 2

Daniel Hautzinger

A Ghanian immigrant family's bright future is complicated by a mysterious illness, and Lucille tries to help an old hoarder with an impressive past clean up her life. Meanwhile, Violet runs for town council and Fred fails to be supportive. 
Shelagh and Miss Higgins in Call the Midwife. Photo: BBC/Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Season 8 Episode 1

Daniel Hautzinger

Two new nuns, one experienced and one freshly commissioned, arrive at Nonnatus House. New equipment triggers a delusional episode in Sister Monica Joan, Valerie deals with a crisis with legal complications, and a mother carries twins.
Call the Midwife holiday special. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Season 8 Holiday Special

Daniel Hautzinger

As Christmas approaches, the Nonnatus sisters are called back to the Mother House to elect a new Mother Superior. There, they care for newly arrived orphans from China as well as a pregnant woman who used to live there. Back in Poplar, Trixie returns and helps with a birth in an unusual place.
Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Season 7 Episode 8 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

The midwives try to cope with a loss but can't get too wrapped up in their grief as another maternity clinic has closed and referred all its patients. One young mother is challenged to accept an unconventional living situation with her widowed father, and Monica Joan celebrates a birthday.
Lucille Anderson and Valerie Dyer in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Season 7 Episode 7 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

Barbara is put into isolation as the hospital tries to address her dire illness. Lucille wrestles with whether to try to fit in with the English or join a West Indian church that reminds her of home. Dr. Turner helps a young man in prison who reminds him of his own son.
Sister Winifred in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Season 7 Episode 6 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

The newly arrived Davidson family quickly goes from a bright future to a difficult one as disasters pile on. Sister Monica Joan makes an unlikely friend while undergoing surgery. And Valerie faces down a mother who decries her sexual health classes as filth. 
Lucille Anderson and Eunice Dobson in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Season 7 Episode 5 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

Fear has gripped Poplar: a Nigerian sailor may have brought smallpox to the borough, but he has disappeared and no one knows where to find him. Lucille helps a mother confront a crippling fear of giving birth, and some familiar faces return. 
Sister Julienne and Mumtaz Gani in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Season 7 Episode 4 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

Despite their long marriage, the Ganis face an unusual and difficult domestic situation when a new arrival appears. Fred attempts to convince Sister Monica Joan to accept medical attention for her eyesight. And Trixie continues to struggle with her breakup.
Fred hosting a Miss Poplar beauty pageant in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions 2017

'Call the Midwife' Season 7 Episode 3 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

A family learns some terrible news, and Trixie is devastated that she's unable to help them more. Valerie makes a new friend, but she soon shares a difficult secret with dark complications. In lighter news, Fred and Violet throw a beauty pageant!
Nurse Lucille Anderson in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions 2017

'Call the Midwife' Season 7 Episode 2 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

When a patient suffers a devastating complication, her mother blames Lucille out of racism. Valerie tries to welcome the new nurse to Nonnatus despite the prejudice of the East End. Sister Winifred opens her motherhood class to husbands.
Nurses Lucille Anderson and Valerie Dyer in Call the Midwife. Photo: Neal Street Productions 2017

'Call the Midwife' Season 7 Episode 1 Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

As the record-breaking winter of 1963 continues, Nonnatus House is getting a new midwife, who, despite weather delays and illness, is quickly thrown into the thick of work. Nurse Crane tries to fend off the eviction of a dying old woman and her devoted husband.
Call the Midwife holiday special. Photo: Neal Street Productions 2017

'Call the Midwife' Holiday Special Recap

Daniel Hautzinger

It's a crippling holiday season in Poplar, with subzero temperatures and mounds of snow. Valerie attends to a scared young woman living in a trailer, Nurse Julienne attempts to reconcile an estranged mother and daughter, and Nurse Crane makes an enemy. 
Sister Winifred, Nurse Crane, and Valerie Dyer in 'Call the Midwife.' Photo: Neal Street Productions 2016

'Call the Midwife' Recap: The Stages of Life

Daniel Hautzinger

In this season's finale of Call the Midwife, four characters encounter major turning points in life: marriage, birth, menopause, and the decision to have no more children. 
Victoria Yeates as Sister Winifred in 'Call the Midwife.' Photo: Neal Street Productions 2016

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Discriminate Not Against Them

Daniel Hautzinger

Prejudice in various forms causes trouble in this episode of Call the Midwife. It leads to a near-tragic accident, causes a rift in a family with a handicapped daughter, and threatens to end a budding romance.
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