Incredible Birth Photographs That Will Empower You

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Incredible Birth Photographs That Will Empower You

The best part of being a woman comes at the most difficult time of being a woman….

Giving birth to her precious one.

It is the power that sets women apart from men — having to carry an angel inside her womb and bringing her into the world. Painful (really painful) as it is, giving birth has always been the essence of being a woman. And so, we have gathered 9 powerful birth photographs that have captured the mother’s every emotion as she welcomes her baby into the world.

1. ‘I Love You, Baby’

“Mum joyfully screams “I LOVE YOU BABY” as she delivers her last child, a boy.” This photo by Lynsey Stone was entered into the National Geographic Competition 2011.


2. Tears of Joy1

Mum cries tears of joy as she gets to hold her baby for the first time.


3. “Only a Mother Can Understand”

“Only a mother can understand the joy of locking eyes with her newborn babe the moment they take their first breath”. This photograph, taken by midwife-turned-photographer Jane McCrae, was an editor’s choice for the 2011 National Geographic photo contest.


4. “Childbirth is always a Miracle”

“Regardless of how a birth unfolds, the birth of a child is nothing short of a miracle,” photographer Jane McCrae says.


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Jody Allen

Jody is the founder and essence of Stay at Home Mum. An insatiable appetite for reading from a very young age had Jody harbouring dreams of being a pu...Read Moreblished author since primary school. That deep-seeded need to write found its way to the public eye in 2011 with the launch of SAHM. Fast forward 4 years and a few thousand articles Jody has fulfilled her dream of being published in print. With the 2014 launch of Once a Month Cooking and 2015's Live Well on Less, thanks to Penguin Random House, Jody shows no signs of slowing down. The master of true native content, Jody lives and experiences first hand every word of advertorial she pens. Mum to two magnificent boys and wife to her beloved Brendan; Jody's voice is a sure fire winner when you need to talk to Mums. Read Less

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