Hometown Stories

Tears, Laughter, and Motherhood

New and expectant mothers need support. At an Osaka hospital, former midwife Hisako listens to their stories. She helps them adjust to their new roles and look forward to motherhood with a smile.
  • program length: 24 minutes
  • episode #5003

Saturday, November 17 at 5:10 pm on 12.4

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  • Saturday, November 17 at 11:10 pm on 12.4
  • Sunday, November 18 at 5:10 am on 12.4
  • Sunday, November 18 at 11:10 am on 12.4

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series description

With themes ranging from ancient traditions to contemporary social issues, these documentaries present intimate portraits of people's lives around Japan today.