If you haven’t watched Call the Midwife, you will at least want to watch one episode after reading this magnificent review by Abigail Johnston.
There are some TV shows that I could watch over and over and over. During this pandemic and while I’ve been forced to be more inactive due to my cancer treatment, I’ve watched several TV series from beginning to end multiple times. Call the Midwife, is one of those shows.
It’s hard to articulate all of the reasons why I love Call the Midwife. The fact that the focus of the show is mainly on midwives who work with and support women laboring to bring their babies into the world is a big reason. The fact that nuns are part of the storyline and their commitment to the “religious life” is front and center in a humanized and poignant way is definitely another. The fact that the storyline is true is certainly a big part of it. The fact that the show depicts the horrific affects of poverty, racism…
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