Believing she has been sent to a small private hospital, Jenny is initially surprised to find herself at a convent. A patient whose severe sickness is initially dismissed as mere nerves is diagnosed with the serious condition but treated with the revolutionary drug. Cathy's sister wants the police to take action against the practitioner, but there proves to be little that they can do. Her mental health issues persist, however, and she is eventually sent to the gentler near Birmingham. Meanwhile, Jenny befriends Mary, a pregnant teenaged girl from Ireland, who was forced into prostitution upon her arrival in London but wants to try to make a better life for herself and her child.
Phyllis learns of the young woman's past as a prostitute and, after tracking her down, tries to convince her that she does indeed deserve her new life. All these ladies, be the nurses or nuns, are capable, individual characters with full lives. Soon afterwards, he is involved in an accident at work and, although he initially seems to be recovering, he takes a turn for the worse and dies, leaving Jenny devastated. Chummy is busy preparing for the nativity play, which will be performed for the Mayor of Poplar, and all hands are needed to produce the ever growing number of costumes and props needed for the play. Valerie helps a young couple newly arrived in London, who experience a traumatic birth.
They find comfort in organising a birthday celebration for Sister Monica Joan, but their joy is interrupted by the. Lucille teaches a health and relationships class at the youth club, only to encounter a furious mother who objects to her daughter attending. An unexploded German bomb is discovered near the convent, forcing local residents to flee their homes. Sister Bernadette resigns as a nun, and she and Dr Turner become engaged. Jenny also meets local physician Dr Patrick Turner. Trixie agrees to meet Christopher's daughter, Alexandra.
Despite a successful run with Alcoholics Anonymous, caught up in her grief she relapses and downs the remainder of a cocktail Magda left in her room. Turner, and the news is grim for the already troubled family. Unable to have children herself, she is initially resentful of the second wife, but comes to her assistance when the young woman finds motherhood difficult. Soon afterwards, she develops a serious infection which results in her death. Although Magda recuperates from the abortion, things go south for Trixie. While struggling to learn to ride a bicycle which the midwives use to make their rounds , she encounters local policeman Peter Noakes Ben Caplan.
But Trixie is concerned that Nadine's Rhesus Negative blood type might cause problems for baby. Eventually, the young woman's grandmother is revealed to be a carrier of the disease, a situation which she struggles to accept. The programme's has also included , , and as nuns living at the convent, and , , , and as other midwives. A young teacher, pregnant by a married man, loses her home and her job and is driven by desperation to attempt to abort her own baby,. Patsy returns from Hong Kong and pledges her love for Delia.
A former nun is too honest to resort to forgery, I suppose. Call The Midwife Season 6 Episodes. On her way back to Nonnatus House, however, she discovers that the baby is actually alive. Series 17 Episode 1 Thea Sharrock Heidi Thomas 19 January 2014 2014-01-19 11. After Jenny's attempts to reassure her fail, she undergoes an illegal abortion which leaves her fighting for her life. The Manor House at Longcross Film Studios in Surrey was adopted as the new home for Nonnatus House. Valerie seeks to reassure an unmarried expectant mother that her partner, who is not the father, will be able to love the baby as his own.
A young man, recently returned to Poplar, makes haste to marry his Australian fiancee before the arrival of their baby, who is born at the couple's reception. Sister Julienne is seconded to a hospital and witnesses another baby born with very severe birth defects. Sister Monica Joan goes into hospital for cataract surgery. The series is a colourful look at the world of midwifery and family life in 1950's East End London. They then find a much friendlier facility that offers gardening therapy and place Reggie there instead. Fred's daughter Marlene's interference causes his relationship with Violet to flounder, but with the help of Chummy, the couple are reunited and marry.
Meanwhile, Cynthia deals with the case of a middle-aged headmaster and his young wife who are expecting their first child, but the couple are devastated when the wife is afflicted by. An attempt to contact her family leads to an unwelcome encounter with her brother, an alcoholic derelict. Dr Turner and Shelagh discuss how they might expand their family. Tom proposes to Barbara and the couple get engaged. A full series was commissioned in 2011 and writer adapted Worth's books for the screen. Traumatised at first, she eventually finds the strength to lead the police to the attacker. Shelagh attempts to take over running the surgery, but is not taken seriously until she dons a nurse's uniform.
Conchita suffers a in a fall, which also triggers premature labour, making Jenny's first delivery a traumatic and difficult one which she must handle alone. Trixie's new sideline as a keep fit instructor brings her into conflict with Sister Julienne, and she also becomes suspicious of the relationship between Barbara and Tom. Conchita speaks no English, as according to Len there has never been any need, and spends her days caring for her enormous family. She asks Valerie where she can go for a procedure, but Valerie, as the medical professional she is, pleads with her to stay away from any underground facilities, warning Magda of the dangers. Stella is awaiting the verdict of the board when the nun arrives just in time to learn they are taking Peter from her custody. The idea of adapting Worth's books for television was initially dismissed by the , but revived after took over the post of of. Sister Julienne is seen as the most likely candidate to be the new Superior, but is resistant.