Call the Midwife

10 Worst Episodes of Call the Midwife

Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.

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Call the Midwife - S12E5

#1 - Episode 5 (Season 12 - Episode 5)

A pregnant mother with a chronic heart condition falls unwell, Nancy grows suspicious of a young father’s erratic behaviour, and Matthew prepares for a visit from his father.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 44 votes.

Call the Midwife - S12E4

#2 - Episode 4 (Season 12 - Episode 4)


The maternity home is thrown into chaos by an outbreak of gastroenteritis, and Nurse Crane fights to save her career. Meanwhile, Cyril encourages Reggie to seek help.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 44 votes.

Call the Midwife - S7E5

#3 - Episode 5 (Season 7 - Episode 5)

Lucille must win the trust of a mother who is terrified of giving birth. Nurse Crane and Dr Turner are anxious to find a possible smallpox sufferer.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 250 votes.

Call the Midwife - S9E2

#4 - Episode 2 (Season 9 - Episode 2)


Sister Julienne cares for a pregnant prostitute, while Dr Turner puzzles over a mysterious string of symptoms.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 159 votes.

Call the Midwife - S8E7

#5 - Episode 7 (Season 8 - Episode 7)

Mother Mildred decides it’s time for Sister Frances to attend her first solo birth. Trixie consoles a patient who discovers she has gonorrhea.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 185 votes.

Call the Midwife - S11E6

#6 - Episode 6 (Season 11 - Episode 6)


Sister Monica Joan seeks advice from a clairvoyant. Matthew is shocked to discover squatters in one of his warehouses, and Shelagh faces the most challenging delivery of her career.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 98 votes.

Call the Midwife - S9E1

#7 - Episode 1 (Season 9 - Episode 1)

Dr Turner and Nurse Crane must deal with an alarming outbreak of diphtheria. Fred finds an abandoned baby in a dustbin, and the team must help locate its mother.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 159 votes.

Call the Midwife - S3E3

#8 - Episode 3 (Season 3 - Episode 3)


Sister Julienne receives an SOS from Holloway Prison, whose usual maternity workers have been struck down by illness, and when she and Trixie step in to help, the nun puts her reputation on the line to prevent a heavily pregnant convict having her unborn baby taken away by social services. Shelagh faces heartache when a routine pregnancy check reveals something far more serious, Alec has a confession for Jenny and Fred takes the gang to the theatre to celebrate Chummy's birthday - only for the trip to end in disaster.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 189 votes.

Call the Midwife - S1E4

#9 - Episode 4 (Season 1 - Episode 4)

A baby girl is snatched from her pram and the local community unites for the search. Cynthia sees another sort of loss as she tends to soon-to-be parents David and Margaret.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 230 votes.

Call the Midwife - S12E6

#10 - Episode 6 (Season 12 - Episode 6)


Trixie supports an underage mother through a difficult time, Monica Joan welcomes an unusual guest to Nonnatus House, and Sister Veronica spearheads a new council initiative.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 33 votes.

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