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Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 5: Preview, Release Date And More

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife tells the tale of a time that was filled with poverty and real hardship for the people of East London in the later phase of the 1950s. Based on the real experience and work of Jennifer Worth, the series premiered in 2012 and has been loved by the viewers.

Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 5: Preview
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The show has gone through 12 seasons and the 13th is currently airing in the USA. Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 5 is an episode people are looking forward to. We will be addressing the queries regarding its release and preview.

What Is Call the Midwife All About?

Call the Midwife is a British television series that delves into the period drama genre. Heidi Thomas is the creator and it is based on Call the Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950s which was written by Jennifer Worth who based it on her experience of working as a midwife.

It is about the women working as nuns and midwives in Nonnatus House in the late 1950s in the East End side of London. The poverty and high rate of childbirth puts pressure on these women who are also dealing with their own issues.

The maiden season of the show is set in 1957 and the years progress in the followup seasons. Call the Midwife Season 1 premiered on January 15th, 2012, and concluded in February with six episodes. Pippa Harris and Heidi Thomas are the executive producers.

What Happened In Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 4?

Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 4 starts with Fred who is recovering from Tetanus. He watches the moon landing with Monica Joan. Later, Chidozie children show up at the house and Veronica realizes that they have tuberculosis. Both Joyce and Shelagh help Pruce with the labor. However, the baby’s face comes out first and Doctor Turner is informed.

What Happened In Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 4?
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Trixie also shows up and helps them with the childbirth. Prue feels feverish and she has some part of the placenta in her. Trixie then plans to quit after Rosalind confronts Joyce about her. But she is coerced against it. The episode ends with everyone in the outskirts of Nonnatus watching the landing with Monica feeling happy about it. The episode had much drama and the timeline coincides with a very historic event.

What To Expect From Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 5?

Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 5 is written by Chloe Moss and Sarah Esdaile is the director. The episode will showcase Violet as the mayor and she will be witnessing a major event in the position. We will witness more women experiencing labor and the midwives will be helping them with childbirth. The synopsis also mentions that Shelagh will get a visit from someone who is unexpected and has a background in social work.

Violet will be working for the community in the next episode. May will be also falling sick and it will result in her going to hospital. After that, the family of Turner’s has doubts about fostering the girl. Later, the viewers will get to see Lindy Webster giving birth to her second baby with the help of Phyllis. However, she will realize that the baby has cancer in the eye portion.

Do We Have A Release Date?

Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 5 will be released on Sunday, April 14th, 2024 at 8 pm ET on PBS. Its duration will be around 60 minutes and the episodes will be released every week on the channel. Earlier seasons of Call the Midwife are available on Netflix. Call the Midwife Season 13 is planned to have eight episodes.

Do We Have A Release Date?
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Call the Midwife gives a peek into the time that was really hard for women in London. The series touches on many issues like poverty, childbirth, population, racism, and misogyny among others. It is well made and has an authentic feel of the 1950s which has made it very popular.

Readers of the source material have also enjoyed all the seasons of the show. Call the Midwife Season 13 Episode 5 will continue the midwives’ stories as well as Violet and her tryst as a mayor.