Call the Midwife

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Sublime British medical drama with explicit birth scenes.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 11+

A look in to women's lives

I'm not sure why Netflix changed the rating to TV-MA. There is some mild language, and smoking. However, many of the issues are real life issues women have, and still do deal with. I put 11 and up, but truly, if you watch this show with your child and explain the things they don't understand, a younger child could watch this. It's a wonderful fictional historical drama that will educate, and leave you cheering, crying and pondering.

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age 11+

We love this show

My daughter and I love this show so much that we have watched the seasons several times. It is graphic and there are mature topics. For us it has been a way to discuss things that face women then and now. It opens up conversations about many topics that might not come up in everyday life and many that are often uncomfortable. With us there is lots of stopping the show and me asking her what she thinks and having a conversation. It shows the cycle of life very beautifully. It also shows the complexity of life.....the good and the bad.
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