A ground-breaking look at the drama and emotion of a maternity unit, from the perspective of the parents-to-be and the maternity ward staff
Two mothers are about to give birth to their first babies while two fathers are trying to work out their role in the birthing process. And the midwives reminisce about memorable births.
Tracy is in labour with her fourth child
Series 1 Episode 1
Sam is in labour with her first child and finding the pain unbearable
Series 1 Episode 2
Lisa's baby Jack has been born with his bowel outside his body
Series 1 Episode 3
Kelly is having her fifth baby. Her last one came three minutes after her waters broke.
Series 1 Episode 4
Two young mums-to-be come in to the hospital at the end of unexpected pregnancies
Series 1 Episode 5
Two mothers are about to give birth to their first babies
Series 1 Episode 6
The stories of the babies so premature or poorly they need extra care
Series 1 Episode 7
Steff, 19, goes under general anaesthetic for an emergency caesarean
Series 1 Episode 8
Two sets of expectant parents wait to meet their babies, including teenage sweethearts.
Series 2 Episode 1
Three sets of expectant parents are waiting to meet their babies.
Series 2 Episode 2
Two couples deal with long and difficult labours in different ways.
Series 2 Episode 3
One dad-to-be can't be contacted as his girlfriend's labour progresses.
Series 2 Episode 4
The stakes are high for two older mums on the labour ward.
Series 2 Episode 5
One dad does all he can to support his wife through her carefully planned hypno-birth.
Series 2 Episode 6
Hayley decides laughter is the best medicine and refers to herself as a geriatric mum.
Series 2 Episode 7
The uplifting stories of two brave women, both overcoming their worst fears.
Series 2 Episode 8
An Amber Alert is declared at the Princess Anne Maternity Hospital.
Series 2 Episode 9
Will one petite young mum be able to push out a big baby.
Series 2 Episode 10
This episode is all about family.
Series 2 Episode 11
Extraordinary images of premature babies being delivered by Caesarean.
Series 2 Episode 12