Get exclusive access to the UK’s only private maternity hospital, where everyone from Victoria Beckham to the Duchess of York has paid a premium for the ultimate pampered birth.
This ob-doc series follows Portland Hospital’s army of consultants, midwives, chefs and cleaners, serving the UK’s most pampered - from a Middle Eastern princess and a Premier League footballer’s wife, both due to give birth at the same time, to a high-society “It Girl”, whose reservations about natural birth confront the stereotype of Portland mothers being “too posh to push.”
Nearly 2,000 babies are born here every year to wealthy couples from across the globe, spending up to £500,000 to deliver their child in comfort and style. It’s a world where extraordinary levels of choice are available to those who can afford it, and where high-flying careers and meticulously-planned parenthood collide. We venture deep into the lives of the prospective parents at home and at work, as each episode follows women and couples from first appointment to birth.... Read more.