Episode 2

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Episode 2 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

Three soon-to-be mums work with the specialist midwives who use their extensive experience and cutting-edge technology to help them get back in shape for the most important event of their lives.

Teenager Natalie is expecting twins, and now six months pregnant she is drastically undereating and is relying on a diet of mainly toast and supplement pills to keep off the weight. From one extreme to the other, overweight Kimberly is five months pregnant and is living off a diet of junk food and takeaways. 19-year-old Charlie is five months pregnant and smoking 20 cigarettes a day, and is completely unaware of the harm she is causing her unborn baby.

Can the midwives convince these unhealthy women to quit their damaging ways for the sake of their babies or will they continue to ignore the warnings regarding their health and that of their unborn children?

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Jaime Winstone
Jaime Winstone


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