It ranks right up there among life’s most remarkable events, that instant you first set eyes on the person who will change you forever, who will crack open parts of your heart you didn’t even know were there.
What did you feel in that moment? Was it love? Exhaustion? Gratitude? Were you relieved at the thought of what lay behind you? Overwhelmed by everything that suddenly stretched out down the path ahead?
A group of wildly talented birth photographers have shared with us some of their own favorite photos showing that unforgettable first meeting between a mother and her child, and the powerful stories that led them to that moment.