What it's Like to Film a Birth in Call the Midwife

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Midwifery Adviser to Call the Midwife, Terri Coates, discusses the medical and technical planning that went into Shelagh's labor in the Season 6 finale.

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Call the Midwife Season 6, Episode 8 GIF Recap

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Catch up on the Season 6 finale of Call the Midwife. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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The Carousel of Time

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Deborah McBain talks to a student of nurse midwifery to get a glimpse into her vision of the future.

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Reflecting on the Joy and Pains Within Our Lives

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Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty reflects on the joy and pains within our daily lives, and the need to expand our commitment to moms everywhere.

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Carrying the Lessons Learned from Call the Midwife

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Andrea Altomaro explains how midwives sometimes must grieve with patients and their families, and sometimes in the same day, have to celebrate with others.

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Racism and Unexpected Consequences

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Deborah McBain writes about the daughter of parents who could not write the rules of life but taught that daughter optimism, courage and resilience to deal with the challenges of a racist society.

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Call the Midwife Season 6, Episode 7 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Episode 7 of Call the Midwife. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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The Impact of Support Through Stressful Times

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Andrea Altomaro says the strength we can get from a support group, from our friends, family, and community, can make such a difference in our coping abilities.

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Finding the Right Support Group

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Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty recounts the many types of support groups mothers can reach out to optimize your mind, body and/or spirit.

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Call the Midwife Season 6, Episode 6 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Episode 6 of Call the Midwife. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Cultural Competence and Compassionate Care

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Modern Midwife Andrea Altomaro says it's important to be sensitive of the fact that Nadifa has grown up her entire life believing that what was done to her was normal and necessary.

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When Traditions Perpetuate Tragedy

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Deborah McBain discusses how cultural standards are powerful regulators of what is considered acceptable in health care.

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The Realities of Female Genital Mutilation

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Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty recounts how she, like so many other health care professionals, was ill prepared for her first encounter with FGM.

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Don't Miss the International Day of the Midwife

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The Virtual International Day of the Midwife (VIDM) is an annual free 24-hour online conference celebrating midwifery and birth-related matters with speakers from around the globe.

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Why Every Mom-to-be Needs an Advocate

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Katie Moriarty says modern day midwifes are in a key role to help a family and to be an advocate for their needs.

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