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
This episode observes the remarkable and often uplifting situations that occur every day in the neonatal unit: the stories of the babies so premature or poorly they need extra care.
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