Childbirth is one the most beautiful and magical phenomenon one can experience. A matchless amalgamation of intense pain and boundless love. The shrill first cry of a baby is the a sound par excellence. Over the years mother’s have beaten countless odds and endured the harshest of realities to bring us all into the world.
This International Association of Professional Birth Photographers recently announced the winners of their annual Birth Photography Image Competition and the results are just breathtaking. So sit back, take a deep breath and look at these complete marvels.
P.S. These photos include nudity and viewer discretion is adviced.
1. Road to deliverance
First Prize Winner
Photographer: Jaydene Freund Source
Best in category: Labour
Photographer: Katie Mathis Source
3. Born With A Splash
Best in category: Delivery
Photographer: Elizabeth Farnsworth Source
4. Straight From Heaven
Best in category: Post Partum
Photographer: Natasha Hance Source
5. Pieces Of Me
Best in category: Birth Details
Photographer: Kourtnie Scholz Source