One Born Every Minute Documentary observing the lives of staff and patients on a maternity ward Facebook Twitter Google Tumblr Pinterest Blogger Reddit VKontakt Print Email Watching One Born Every Minute is (probably) like childbirth itself - horrifying yet worth it Carousel Navigation 1 Related Is there really one baby born every minute? As Channel 4's maternity hospital ob-doc returns for its eighth series, here are the facts about giving birth in Britain... Broadchurch: David Tennant and Olivia Colman on keeping the secrets of series two The ITV crime drama phenomenon returns tonight – but what's it about this time? Alison Graham interrogates its stars... Calling all Christmas babies! One Born Every Minute wants expectant mums for new series The hit Channel 4 observational documentary is interested in hearing from mothers due between now and Christmas Arranged marriages, sex in boxes and fried chicken: 9 of the wackiest Channel 4 formats Married at First Sight is at the end of a long list of groundbreaking shows Channel 4 has transmitted into our living rooms One Born Every Minute's Sacha: Anyone who says they didn’t put extra lip gloss on is lying One Born Every Minute's newest midwife talks cake competitions, cuddles and Call the Midwife's red cardigans Let's clear out shows about hoarders and hospitals It's time for documentaries to branch out, says Alison Graham Why is One Born Every Minute so popular? Britain's appetite for childbirth shows no signs of waning, says Ellie Walker-Arnott Sarah Millican on bullies, boobs and Educating Yorkshire "The programme does not remind me of my school days at all. For a start, we all had eyebrows" From the maternity ward to the Fried Chicken Shop - how Channel 4 took the ob-doc everywhere As the broadcaster serves up another helping of fixed-rig documentary goodness, we follow the cameras from the delivery room to the living room - and back again Sarah Millican: Just the words Long Lost Family make me do a little cry "They don’t even have to be in that order. “I’ve lost my long family (pack of HobNobs)” works too, though the loss of any biscuits is always upsetting" Call the Midwife: real nursing then and now How has the job changed from the 1950s to today?