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One Born Every Minute USA

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American version of One Born Every Minute, the show that looks at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit from the perspective of the parents-to-be and the maternity ward staff

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American version of One Born Every Minute, the show that looks at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit from the perspective of the parents-to-be and the maternity ward staff

Series 2 Summary

Second season of the documentary series - narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis - looking at the drama and emotion of life in the maternity unit at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, one of the busiest maternity units in the United States.

  • One Born Every Minute: USA

    Episode 1

    After losing three babies in three years, one couple face a nerve-wracking delivery. Meanwhile, two first-time parents get no help from their mothers, and a former drug addict grabs the chance to prove his worth to his pregnant partner's parents.

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    Episode 2

    One first-time mum finds labour much harder than she expected, while a preacher and his partner are excited about the birth of their eighth child. Later, another couple nervously await the birth of their quadruplets.

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    Episode 3

    A father who is prone to fainting does his best to stay conscious while his partner is given her injections. A new mother faces an agonising wait when her baby daughter is taken away for treatment straight after the birth.

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    Episode 4

    A first-time mum prepares for the birth of her child. Her boyfriend doesn't like hospitals, so her outspoken mother and her boyfriend's equally frank mum will be supporting her throughout the delivery. Later, one woman gets ready for the birth of her second child, but spends much of her labour trying to keep her partner in line.

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    Episode 5

    A pair of first-time parents face a devastating challenge and a teenager relies on her boyfriend to get her through the birth of her second child. Later, a couple in their 40s prepare for the birth of their first baby.

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    Episode 6

    A loved-up mum gets ready to give birth to twins, a teenager faces a terrifying delivery and a family feud threatens to ruin the atmosphere as a young couple prepare for the birth of their first child.

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    Episode 7

    A second-time mum considers changing her decision to have a natural birth, a stay-at-home dad passes the time by coming up with baby names and a teenager has a stressful delivery.

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    Episode 8

    A pair of proud parents are confident that their second delivery will be as breezy as their first. Will their opinion change during the labour? A worried mum gets ready for birth, while two childhood sweethearts are hopeful that, after much heartache, they'll have a healthy baby.

  • One Born Every Minute: USA

    Episode 9

    A couple who already have two boys hope to give birth to their first girl, an anxious doctor dad puts the staff's patience to the test and one couple's dreams of a natural birth are looking less likely as the labour progresses.

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    Episode 10

    A couple who had a whirlwind romance look set to have a swift labour. A fun-loving mum faces a post-delivery complication that leaves the staff scrambling to save her life.

One Born Every Minute USA synopsis

American version of One Born Every Minute, the show that looks at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit from the perspective of the parents-to-be and the maternity ward staff

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