A new midwife, Chummy Browne, arrives at Nonnatus House, and finds it difficult to prove herself. Meanwhile, Jenny befriends a young Irish prostitute who is expecting a baby, and is shocked by the Church's treatment of the girl.

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Mature Jenny (voice)
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Liam Reilly ...
Clifford Mason
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Ingrid Mason
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Mary
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Gangling,clumsy 'Chummy' Browne comes to the convent to gain experience before leaving for Africa as a missionary and is mistrusted by Sister Evangelina because of her upper class background. Nonetheless,on her first solo job,a difficult breach birth,she proves to be an excellent midwife and wins local respect. Jenny befriends pregnant Irish runaway Mary's whom convent head Sister Julienne places in a Catholic home for unmarried mothers where she has a daughter.Jenny is shocked to learn that Mary was only fifteen and,as a result, the child was given away for adoption without her consent. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Sister Evangelina: And are all your dresses pink?
Chummy Browne: I do have another, in eau de nil.
Sister Evangelina: I bet you look a picture in that too.
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Embraceable You
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Sung by Amy McAllister
Music by George Gershwin and Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
[Mary sings while holding her baby]
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