. Trixie admits that she is an alcoholic and joins an alcoholic support group with the help of Sister Mary Cynthia. Trixie helps a family of four children who are regularly left alone by their mother in conditions of abject squalor, which brings back bad memories of her own childhood. Sister Monica Joan encourages Lucille to give Cyril a chance, and gives the young nurse a cup of tea to bring to Cyril while he works. Series 44 Episode 1 Sheree Folkson Heidi Thomas 22 January 2017 2017-01-22 10. I loved it all, and I thought the joy would last for ever.
Lucille cannot bring herself to act upon her new-found feelings for handsome mechanic Cyril Robinson, but ultimately agrees to go on a date with him. His parents cannot come to terms with their son's condition, which also affects Jenny. Soon afterwards, he is involved in an accident at work and, although he initially seems to be recovering, he takes a turn for the worse and dies, leaving Jenny devastated. An expectant mother wishes her husband to be present at the birth, but he refuses. Meanwhile, the mousy Jane undergoes a somewhat hesitant romance with the Reverend Thornton Applebee-Thornton, an Anglican priest staying at Nonnatus House. Unable to have children herself, she is initially resentful of the second wife, but comes to her assistance when the young woman finds motherhood difficult. Telling people who they can and cannot love.
Jimmy reappears, accompanied by his handsome colleague Alec, having been tasked by the council to survey the buildings in the area. While the status of the illegal abortions that have cast a shadow over Poplar remain in limbo, the women do their best to move forward. Get Another Take on This Episode From Thirteen. An Uncertain Future At the maternity home, Cilla comes to, and she and her mother finally reconcile. Trixie's new sideline as a keep fit instructor brings her into conflict with Sister Julienne, and she also becomes suspicious of the relationship between Barbara and Tom. Dr Turner speaks up for him when he is taken to court but, although prison is. Following a hunch, Jenny discovers the child was snatched by Mary, the Irish girl whom she had befriended previously and who was left traumatised by having her own child taken from her.
He enlists the help of the midwives, who for once must assist in the birth of animals rather than humans. They then find a much friendlier facility that offers gardening therapy and place Reggie there instead. Meanwhile, Sister Monica Joan undergoes successful cataract surgery but must endure an annoying, talkative roommate in hospital. A young teacher, pregnant by a married man, loses her home and her job and is driven by desperation to attempt to abort her own baby,. With her up and down blood pressure results, Dr. Sister Monica Joan is diagnosed with cataracts and risks losing her sight, but refuses to have an operation until Fred persuades her otherwise.
There, she suffers a humiliating examination by a doctor who uses her as a teaching tool for his group of male medical students. Conchita suffers a in a fall, which also triggers premature labour, making Jenny's first delivery a traumatic and difficult one which she must handle alone. So Tony is caught kissing a man—who happened to be an undercover police officer staking out the well-known spot for discreet assignations—and is summarily arrested by Sergeant Peter Noakes. After attending a lecture by a prominent doctor, Cynthia attempts to introduce more modern approaches to relaxation and pain relief during childbirth, but meets resistance from Sister Evangelina. An attempt to contact her family leads to an unwelcome encounter with her brother, an alcoholic derelict. After Jenny's attempts to reassure her fail, she undergoes an illegal abortion which leaves her fighting for her life.
During the inspection, Shelagh is rushed to the hospital due to complications with her own pregnancy. When an unwed, diabetic teenage girl finds she is pregnant, she is advised to have a termination due to the potential complications that her diabetes may cause. Fred and Violet organise a charity beauty contest. When Lucille later tells her that she regrets turning Cyril down, Phyllis says they both need to stop being cowards and address their situations. Dr Turner arranges for the child to be taken into care, but later realises that the baby actually has , a rare bone disease. The death of a local man leads Sister Julienne to discover a dark history of emotional, physical and sexual abuse that have split the family. Valerie deals with the case of a woman from , who was subjected to as a child, leading to a complicated birth and a clash of cultures over the practice.
Turner and Shelagh uncover unsettling information while continuing the adoption process; and Trixie tries to hide her disappointment when Tom cancels a date. Traumatised at first, she eventually finds the strength to lead the police to the attacker. Season 3, Episode 1 March 30, 2014 Season 3, Episode 1 March 30, 2014 In the Season 3 premiere, Jenny tries to help a couple with sickly children; Chummy uses her royal connections to help publicize the opening of the new ante-natal and baby clinic; and a new recruit, Sister Winifred, arrives from the Mother House. After a brief return to work and struggles with her health, Sister Evangelina has a second stroke and dies, leaving the Nonnatus House community devastated and the people of the East End lining up to pay their respects. Her mother tells her he has been waiting there every day. An elderly couple who have not been apart since the war must face separation when one is diagnosed with cancer. Patsy helps an expectant mother who faces the prospect of a difficult birth due to her , and the case makes her realise that she needs to tend to her dying father, prompting her to leave for Hong Kong.
Violet stands for election to the borough council but is disappointed by Fred's lack of support. A mother who has been taking the contraceptive pill without her husband's knowledge develops a and dies, sparking concerns about the safety of the medication. As of 3 March 2019, 69 episodes of Call the Midwife have aired, concluding the eighth series. Meanwhile, Cynthia deals with the case of a middle-aged headmaster and his young wife who are expecting their first child, but the couple are devastated when the wife is afflicted by. Two thumbs up for awkward family reunions! Jenny also meets local physician Dr Patrick Turner. Fiercely independent, she refuses to move to a care home, even when ordered by the courts.
Barbara agonises over whether to tell Trixie that Tom has invited her to dinner. Cynthia, now Sister Mary Cynthia, returns to Nonnatus House. Meanwhile, a chance encounter returns former boyfriend Jimmy to Jenny's life, but she is surprised to find that he has a pregnant girlfriend. In the absence of Jenny and Chummy, a new orderly, the shy and withdrawn Jane Sutton , fills in at Nonnatus House. He must deal with his own guilt as he and Shelagh, with the help of Phyllis and Patsy, begin an effort to link the drug to the affected patients. Tom and Barbara depart for Birmingham after he is appointed to a temporary post there.