I Was Born on One Born
1 Series, 7 Episodes
'Every time a baby's born, a mother is born as well'. Midwives at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, talk about what it takes to be a midwife and why they love their job.
Lovely Lara talks about wanting to be the best midwife in the job and what it takes
Linda, Claire and Gemma from Leeds General Infirmary talk about waterbirths
Consultant midwife Suzanne Cunningham explains a VBAC (vaginal birth after Caesarean section)
Becky has had a long exhausting early labour. During a routine examination by coordinator midwife (Ros), her waters break, as happens often, and Ros discovers that Becky’s labour is much more advanced than they thought.
Consultant midwife Suzanne Cunningham explains what's involved in pre-eclampsia, and how it's best managed
Consultant midwife Suzanne discusses different forms of natural pain relief and the importance of relaxation
Leeds midwives Gemma and Claire talk about what new dads are like with their new-born offspring
Midwives Caroline and Jayne talk about what their jobs entail which involves far more than delivering babies and caring for the mothers