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All over the world there is one thing that we all share as a common bond, an inherent love and appreciation for our children. Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis, One Born Every Minute is a television show dedicated to celebrating the miracle of life and the process of childbirth. The reality television show takes place at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio in the Maternity ward.

Jamie Lee Curtis does an excellent job of narrating every detail related to childbirth as well as the numerous emotions and unexpected occurrences that can happen during the delivery of a beautiful baby. From the unplanned c-section to the unknown gender of the expected child, One Born Every Minute depicts the deep range of emotions from the fear, the stress, the excitement and the ultimate climax of undying love when the baby is presented to new and experienced parents alike.

Intensely rewarding, One Born Every Minute features dedicated doctors, nurses and assistants who take great pride in what they do and are a family oriented unit themselves. Whether a mother in labor is besieged by uncontrollable emotions or a nervous father is riddled with fear, the staff goes out of their way to provide comfort and support to everyone involved in the delivery process.

Filled with heartwarming moments, this television series vividly captures the experience of childbirth from the moment labor begins to the moment a child is placed in their parent's arms for the first time. The beauty of life is the theme within One Born Every Minute which renowned actress, author and mother Jamie Lee Curtis excels in relaying the experiences of parents during the difficult but rewarding process of childbirth.

Whether a couple planning to become pregnant, a couple expecting their first child, experienced parents anticipating another child or individual's interested in childbirth, this television show vibrantly portrays the miracle of birth and life itself. One Born Every Minute is not only unique but also watching it proves to be an experience of a lifetime.

One Born Every Minute is a Documentary & Biography series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (49 episodes). The series first aired on February 1, 2011. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1.

One Born Every Minute is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch One Born Every Minute on demand at Pluto TV Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Hoopla, iTunes, Pluto TV online.

Tuesdays at 10 pm et/pt on Lifetime
4 Seasons, 49 Episodes
February 1, 2011
Documentary & Biography
7.1/10
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One Born Every Minute Full Episode Guide

  • Hayley and Pete's baby has a diaphragmatic hernia: an extremely rare, life-threatening condition. Unlike most mums, Hayley knows the most dangerous part of labour will be after birth.

  • A mum who experienced a traumatic birth in the last series returns to have a second baby in the same Leeds operating theatre, with the memories of the last time still fresh in her mind.

  • Naomi's pregnancy has turned her relationship with Jason into a stable partnership. Tanya is having her baby without the dad being involved, and Shannon and Dale are becoming parents at 18.

  • Leah is having her sixth baby but her partner is in prison and will miss the birth. And Becky met Police Sergeant John one Halloween when he was dressed as a witch and it was love at first sight.

  • A couple who had their first baby when they were teenagers are expecting their second, five years later. And an expectant father masks his anxiety about a congenital condition with humour.

  • Thirty-nine-year-old Nina and 18-year-old Laura prove that unplanned pregnancies can happen at very different ages. Nina is having twins, while Laura is booked in for an induction.

  • Katie and Jonathan were separated when she found out she was pregnant, and she had to tell him on Facebook. Meanwhile, Jolanta wants a water-birth but is known to have quick deliveries...

  • There's a nationwide baby boom in September and the Leeds General Infirmary midwives are run off their feet, with some mums being sent across the city to St. James's at the last minute.

  • Midwife Linda Abbott returns to work at Leeds General a year after retiring. And two expectant dads with extremely different bedside manners are in the maternity wards.

  • Two expectant dads from tough upbringings want better lives for their sons. William met Belem online when they lived 5000 miles apart. And Dan's partner Kerry has prepared 84 baby outfits.

  • Two strong-willed first-time mums give birth at Leeds. Alexandra left her native Latvia to find adventure and is fiercely independent. Surbhi is from the warrior Hindu caste and knows what she wants.

  • Biaggio says Sam's mum is like the Duracell bunny. He's grateful for her energy when things get tough in the delivery room. Claire always knew she wanted her mum at the birth because she's her 'rock'.

  • Stacey is expecting her second child; the first with her husband Lee, Ramona wants a natural birth with her husband by her side, and trainee yoga instructor Sara embraces the idea of 'active birth'.

  • Myleene Klass opens a new birthing pool and causes a stir on the maternity ward. Meanwhile, life in the hospital goes on and new life begins as three very different couples come in.

  • Billie, who's 17, has pre-eclampsia, one of the most serious conditions that can develop during pregnancy. Carolyn and John's baby has a cleft lip. They're anxious to discover how serious it is.

  • Mel, who's 20, and James, who's 21, want to prove they can be good parents even though they both had a difficult start in life. Mel grew up in the care system and James has been to prison three times.

  • Olga doesn't want her husband anywhere near her during labour, while Vicki keeps her man close at hand.

  • Sarah's baby is lying sideways, and then Sarah beings to haemorrhage. Natalie's mum is determined to overcome her own heart-breaking childbirth experiences so that she can be by Natalie's bedside.

  • This episode features unexpected twins, and one of the midwives arrives for her own labour. Both mums want to do it naturally, but Mother Nature can influence even the best-laid birth plans.

  • Every pregnancy and birth is unpredictable and in this episode there's a serious emergency on the maternity ward when a baby's shoulders become wedged after the head has been delivered.

  • After endless rounds of IVF, wheelchair user Tricia is looking forward to her first baby; while Halinka, who has a condition called spontaneous fast labour, is expecting her fifth child.

  • This episode meets mums who break the rules, defy convention and arrive at motherhood in individual ways, including an Indian couple who dated in secret and a bisexual mum-to-be.

  • Soldier Shaun has to return to the army in 48 hours to start a six-month tour of duty in Afghanistan. His daughter is due any day now; will she arrive in time for him to be there for the birth?