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: 35 minutes
  • episode #101

Sunday, June 2 at 12:10 pm on 12.4

additional airdates

  • Saturday, June 1 at 6:10 pm on 12.4
  • Sunday, June 2 at 12:10 am on 12.4
  • Sunday, June 2 at 6:10 am on 12.4

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