One Born Every Minute

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  • 2011
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.2  (206)

One Born Every Minute is an emotional, heartwarming reality show that aired on Lifetime from 2010 to 2018. The show follows the journey of expecting mothers as they go through the ups and downs of labor and delivery. The show takes place in a hospital maternity ward, where cameras capture the raw emotions of pregnant women and their partners as they prepare to welcome a new life into the world. Each episode features several different couples, with their own unique experiences and challenges.

Throughout the show, viewers get an inside look at the reality of childbirth. From the intense pain of contractions to the moment the mother finally holds her newborn baby in her arms, One Born Every Minute doesn't shy away from the truth about labor and delivery.

The show also features interviews with the couples and medical professionals, who provide insightful commentary on the emotional rollercoaster of childbirth. As viewers watch the couples navigate the challenges of pregnancy and delivery, they also get a sense of the bonds that are formed between family members during this incredibly special time.

One of the standout features of One Born Every Minute is the diverse representation of families. The show features couples from all walks of life, including same-sex couples, single mothers, and families from different cultural backgrounds. By showcasing such a range of experiences, the show highlights the universality of the childbirth experience.

One of the hosts of the show is Shay Grewal, a registered nurse who specializes in labor and delivery. Her husband, Sunny Grewal, is also a medical professional who appears on the show as a neonatal nurse. Together, they offer expert insights and guidance to the couples featured on the show, as well as providing commentary for viewers at home.

Throughout its eight seasons, One Born Every Minute garnered critical acclaim and a dedicated fanbase. The show was praised for its authenticity and emotional depth, as well as its representation of diverse families. Many viewers praised the show for offering an intimate look at the miracle of childbirth, which is often shrouded in mystery and fear.

Overall, One Born Every Minute is a heartwarming and insightful show that offers a unique look at the reality of childbirth. Whether you're a parent, a medical professional, or just someone who appreciates good television, this show is sure to leave a lasting impression.

One Born Every Minute is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (49 episodes). The series first aired on February 1, 2011.

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Episode 14
14. Episode 14
December 31, 2012
One expectant couple have faith beyond the hospital staff, while another dad-to-be is in danger of missing out on the big moment.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
December 24, 2012
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.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
December 17, 2012
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.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
December 10, 2012
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.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
December 3, 2012
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.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
November 26, 2012
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.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
November 19, 2012
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.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
November 12, 2012
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...
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
November 5, 2012
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.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
October 29, 2012
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.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
October 21, 2012
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.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
October 14, 2012
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.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
October 7, 2012
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'.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
September 30, 2012
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'.
Where to Watch One Born Every Minute
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 Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Hoopla, Apple TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    February 1, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (206)