Birth, Joy, and Hard Times

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Modern Midwife Andrea Altomaro says that despite the heartaches endured through each episode of Call the Midwife, we are also often reminded of the joys of midwifery.

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Call the Midwife Season 6, Episode 4 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Episode 4 of Call the Midwife. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Call the Midwife Season 6, Episode 3 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Episode 3 of Call the Midwife. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Call the Midwife Season 6, Episode 2 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Season 6, Episode 2 of Call the Midwife. Warning: spoilers ahead.

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Call the Midwife Season 6, Episode 1 GIF Recap

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Catch up on the Season 6 premiere of Call the Midwife. Warning: spoilers ahead.

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Why Words Matter in Midwifery

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Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty reflects on the disrespect and cold treatment pregnant women suffer Episode 4, and their consequences.

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Tracing the Path of Brave Hearts

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Deborah McBain tells of a Modern Midwife colleague who's life's path showed her just how resilient, how bold and how brave hearts can be.

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A Framework for Successful Leadership in Health Care

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While Sister Ursula shakes up priorities at Nonnatus House, Modern Day Midwife Katie Moriarty looks at what leaders do today to make positive changes.

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Understanding Our Judgmental Minds

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Andrea Altomaro unpacks episode 3, taking a look at the underlying theme of the importance of empathizing with others, especially someone who is different from you.

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A Modern Day Midwife Leader

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Deborah McBain reflects on the personality traits and decisions that turn a Modern Midwife into a strong leader.

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From Transformation to Reinvention

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Deborah McBain recalls the early inspirations that led a dear friend into midwifery.

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The Diligent, Vigilant Nurse

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With Nonnatus house facing cuts, Andrea Altomaro explains why nursing and midwifery care is so much more than collecting vital signs and listening to babies’ heartbeats.

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The Art and Science of Practicing Balanced Care

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Nonnatus house nurses and midwives are struggling with being able to meet the needs of the community, and Katie Moriarty says Modern Day Midwives still unfortunately feel this same stress.

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Supporting Healthy Spaces for Midwives

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Katie Moriarty looks at having a personal voice and support for health care workers, and a recent focus on trying to achieve joy within your workplace.

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When Pregnancy Triggers Violence

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Andrea Altomaro discusses how and why it can be difficult to uncover domestic abuse.

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