Season 5: Episode 2

Premiere Date: April 10, 2016

Life in Poplar is as busy as ever, and the docks are kept busy with a flow of newly imported goods.  But despite this, opportunities for work are waning, and Barbara experiences the biggest test of her career so far when a struggling dockworker’s wife is forced into a difficult decision about her impending birth.  

Meanwhile, keen to improve her language skills, Nurse Crane joins a Spanish class, where she meets widower Tommy; a like-minded gentleman who shares her passion for all things Mediterranean. 

Sister Evangelina deals with a young mother struggling to breastfeed, encouraging her to keep trying for the good of her newborn child. Her advice has serious consequences and Evangelina faces a difficult decision of her own.

Call the Midwife

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Aired: 2016-04-11 00:00:00 0:30 Rating: TV-14

Learn why an expectant mother and a new mother are under stress.

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