‘Call the Midwife’ Season 13 Episode 6 recap

The thirteenth season of Call the Midwife continued tonight!

Following last month’s Christmas special, the BBC’s hit period drama about a group of nurse midwives in the East End of London is back with eight new episodes.

“It is now the final months of the Sixties, and more babies are being born in hospital than ever before,” reveals the official synopsis for Season 13.

“Pressure on maternity beds remains extremely high across the country but Poplar is coping better than most due to the work of Nonnatus House and the popularity of home births under the auspices of the Sisters,” we’re told.

Watch a clip from this week’s ep:

Season 13 is airing in the UK at 8pm on Sunday nights on BBC One and streaming on BBC iPlayer.

Call the Midwife will return on American television this spring on PBS Masterpiece.

Here’s a plot recap for the sixth episode of Season 13, which premiered on BBC One on Sunday 11 February 2024:

As summer draws to a close in Poplar, the pupil midwives are preparing to sit their final exams and viva.

Joyce is a methodical planner and can keep calm under fire, but Rosalind is becoming more and more anxious.

When two little boys are found abandoned in the local church, triggering a nationwide hunt for their mother, Cyril, as child welfare officer, is faced with his toughest challenge to date.

Matthew’s financial woes come to a head when he is summoned to a board meeting with his mother about the state of the business.

Following a number of unwise business decisions and investments that almost bring the company to its knees, it’s time Matthew finally comes clean with Trixie.

Elsewhere, Dr Turner is alarmed by local moneylender and matriarch Gladys Bell’s swollen ascetic abdomen, and promptly refers her to St Cuthbert’s.

Last year’s season of Call the Midwife is available on DVD on Amazon.