Life and Birth airs tonight at 8pm on BBC One and will be available to watch immediately on BBC iPlayer
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April 21 2020

With unprecedented access across two NHS trusts, from the antenatal clinics and nationally renowned Fetal Medicine Centres, to the delivery suites, emergency operating theatres and Birmingham Children's Hospital, this series gives an extraordinary and privileged insight into the places where cutting-edge medicine meets the miracle of birth every single day.


Narrated by Suranne Jones, Life And Birth goes beyond the stories of the labour ward and meets the people who help the safe and healthy delivery of babies, showing maternity care in a way that it has not been seen before.


"Strikingly intimate access…clever, sensitive editing, a touching, deftly made series" – The Times


"Tear-jerking human drama" – Daily Telegraph


"A celebration of humanity" – Daily Express


"Wonderful and life affirming" – The Sun


"An emotional testimony to the dedication and hard work of the ward's staff" – The Guardian


"Impossible not to be immersed" – The Sunday Times


"Gripping drama" – The Mail on Sunday


Find out more here: Life and Birth - BBC ONE