5 x 30' - BBC ONE NI
For expectant mothers and fathers-to-be, pregnancy is a nine-month rollercoaster ride of emotions. Guiding them every step of the way, right up to the birth, is a special breed of people – the midwives. With unique access to the state-of-the-art maternity unit at the Ulster Hospital in Belfast, this compelling new documentary series follows a team of midwives as they take on the demands and worries of bringing new lives into the world and as they share in the joy of the proud parents. With unlimited access to the drama of the delivery room, the series offers viewers a fascinating insight into that most special of moments – the beginning of a new life.