PBS sets the premiere date for Call the Midwife Season 13

Are you ready to head back to Poplar? Of course you are. There isn't long left to wait for Call the Midwife Season 13 on PBS.

Picture Shows: Nurse Trixie Franklin (HELEN GEORGE), Dr Turner (STEPHEN McGANN), Betty Marwick (LISA ELLIS), Valerie Dyer (JENNIFER KIRBY)
Picture Shows: Nurse Trixie Franklin (HELEN GEORGE), Dr Turner (STEPHEN McGANN), Betty Marwick (LISA ELLIS), Valerie Dyer (JENNIFER KIRBY) /
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Viewers in the UK have already started their journey into 1969 in Call the Midwife Season 13. It always takes a little extra time for those in North America to get the episodes, but the wait is almost over.

PBS has set the premiere date. You’ll be able to watch the episodes live, and you’ll be able to stream the following day. So don’t worry if you happen to miss an episode.

Get Sunday, March 17 in your diary. Yes, Call the Midwife Season 13 premieres on St. Paddy’s Day. New episodes will air every Sunday until April 21. Check out the episodes live at 8 p.m. ET/PT. You can then watch on PBS.org, the PBS App, and all other PBS streaming platforms. PBS Masterpiece is available via Amazon Channels.

What to expect in Call the Midwife Season 13

This season puts us into 1969. More and more women are choosing a home birth, and that means some changes in the way the midwives are taught. They need to get with the times—or more like, they need to accept that people are turning to traditions of the past. They will make sure babies are born safely, whether it’s at the hospital or at home.

Meanwhile, we’ll see health challenges hit the nuns, nurses, and midwives of Nonnatus House. There are also challenges of the time, as poor housing comes up as a concern for the area.

As usual, there are plenty of standalone storylines that the new mothers bring with them. The second episode of the season brings us a woman who gives birth just days after her husband leaves. That’s sure to bring some mixed emotions, so is it really that surprising that she turns out to be a difficult patient?

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 Call the Midwife Season 13 premieres on Sunday, March 17 at 8/7c on PBS.