Thalidomide makes an appearance on Call the midwife Series 4 Finale

Over the last few series we've watched medical advances creep into the drama.
First, we had the introduction of gas and air, there have been mutterings of a
pill which will prevent unwanted pregnancy, and now, in the series four finale,
we have been introduced to a new drug – with a ominously familiar name.
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