CALL THE MIDWIFE, based on the best-selling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth, tells colorful stories of midwifery and families in London’s East End. The third season takes viewers to 1959, the eve of the Swinging Sixties. The winds of change are sweeping through the country and the residents of Nonnatus House face some momentous changes of their own.

Episodes Airing:

Episode 1

Meet a new arrival at the new Nonnatus House and witness Chummy’s change of heart.

Episode 2

Learn why Jenny’s promotion causes problems and how Cynthia helps a patient experience a calm birth.


Episode 3

See how Sister Julienne and Trixie help a pregnant prison inmate and learn why Shelagh is dejected.


Episode 4

Watch Jenny and Sister Winifred help an agoraphobic woman and see developments with Jenny and Alec.


Episode 5

Meet a young Down Syndrome woman who’s six months pregnant and welcome Patsy, a new nurse.


Episode 6

Follow Trixie’s disappointment, Shelagh’s decision and Patsy’s struggles and determination.


Episode 7

Trace the bases of Jenny’s disaffection, Chummy’s distress and the Turners’ devastating secret.

Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2013

Monday April 7 @ 6:30p

Based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth and created for TV by Heidi Thomas, CALL THE MIDWIFE follows nurse Jenny Lee and the midwives and nuns from Nonnatus House convent, who visit the expectant mothers of Poplar, providing the poorest women with the best possible care. Chummy, PC Noakes and baby Freddy are back in the East End, Sister Bernadette, now known as Shelagh since leaving the convent, is preparing for her wedding to Dr. Turner and Jenny is facing huge challenges personally and professionally. At Christmas, when an unexploded World War II bomb is found under a warehouse close to Nonnatus House, the nuns and dozens of local families become homeless. Dr. Turner is in a race against time to immunize children against polio, but when the illness strikes closer to home, he finds there’s nothing he can do but hope. Chummy persuades a royal visitor to the East End to open the new Community Centre. It’s a race against time as Chummy tries to get everything in place for the big day.