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My Māori Midwife

Meet the Māori midwives who work tirelessly caring for families and bringing new life into the world. They aim to empower women and offer traditional cultural practices to assist them on one of the most significant experiences of their life.

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Sunday 21 Jul

    G Waimarie and Camille are midwives who work in South Auckland and care primarily for Maori and Polynesian families. This week Wai has Hazel in her care, who is having her tenth baby, but things don't go to plan.

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      • Sunday 21 Jul

      G Waimarie and Camille are midwives who work in South Auckland and care primarily for Maori and Polynesian families. This week Wai has Hazel in her care, who is having her tenth baby, but things don't go to plan.

      • Sunday 28 Jul

      G Manya Lynch has been a midwife for over 20 years but she's about to face her biggest challenge yet - her daughter, Maia giving birth to her first grandchild.

      • Sunday 4 Aug

      G Nicole Pihema is a midwife up North, passionate about caring for her people. In her care is first time mother Candice, who has a sense of humour, but is having difficulty pushing her baby out.

      • Sunday 11 Aug

      G A new birthing unit opens in South Auckland and midwife Waimarie cares for a young woman, Bailey, who wants a natural, normal birth.

      • Sunday 18 Aug

      G Beatrice Leatham is studying for her PHD in midwifery. Her mothers birth primarily in hospital and she tries to ensure they have the traditional births they want.

      • Sunday 25 Aug

      G Colleen Brown cares for families in the remote far North with a no-nonsense approach that often has them in fits of laughter. Rangimarie is overdue but has her heart set on giving birth on her family land.

      • Sunday 1 Sep

      G Lissa Yates is a midwife clinical manager at Middlemore Hospital. She supports her team as they care for a large cross-section of women with all manner of complications during childbirth. One of the midwives on the ward is her mother.

      • Sunday 8 Sep

      PG This episode contains scenes that may be disturbing to some viewers. | Kahlia, Jaz and Jax are studying to become midwives while they hold down part time jobs and raise their children. It's almost unachievable, but it's their dream, and they'll doing anything they can to make it a reality.

      • Sunday 15 Sep

      PGC This episode contains scenes that may be disturbing to some viewers. | Midwife Camille is passionate about empowering women to have positive birthing experiences. She faces a huge challenge with Cassey, whose baby has life-threatening complications.

      • Sunday 22 Sep

      G Season Finale: Traditional cultural practices are taught to parents at an antenatal workshop and Waimarie plans a home birth with Zoey in a birthing pool.