15 Moving Photos That Show the Beautiful, Raw Reality of Childbirth 15 Moving Photos That Show the Beautiful, Raw Reality of Childbirth
Childbirth is an incredibly powerful experience for parents-to-be. And why some people might cringe at an idea of such an intimate moment being captured... 15 Moving Photos That Show the Beautiful, Raw Reality of Childbirth

Childbirth is an incredibly powerful experience for parents-to-be. And why some people might cringe at an idea of such an intimate moment being captured forever, others cant wait to immortalised in a photo. The moment of birth contest is a contest held around the world to encourage more birth photographers and also more people to embrace the beauty of birth.

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GRAND PRICE WINNER ” Sweet Relief”

Los Angeles doula and photographer Rebecca Coursey beautifully captures the quiet tender moments after water birth.

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SECOND PLACE ” Stars in the night sky”

This moving image of a mother and her baby is so beautiful it could easily be a painting.

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HONORABLE MENTION ” It’s a Girl after three Boys”

Elise Hurst captures the emotional delivery of a baby matilda, the first after three boys for Heidi and her husband.

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER “Pure Joy”

Photographer Elaine Baca won the people’s choice award for this sweet tender photo of a mother smiling immediately after birth.

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FINALIST “Homegrown”

An emotional photo of new parents embracing there child.

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FINALIST “Triumph”

A striking black and white photo of a family shortly after birth.

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FINALIST “Pure Love”

A powerful photo of love that is so adorable.

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FINALIST “A baby First Swim”

A baby about to take its first breath.

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FINALIST “Two Mothers”

The beautiful time a new child meets its parents.

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FINALIST “My everything”

A husband kisses his wife during labor.

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FINALIST “Sweet emotion”

A family overcome with emotion and love.

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FINALIST “Euphoria”

Anew mother hold her child to her chest and cries with joy

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FINALIST ” A birth pause”

A mother holds her child while her other children look on.

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FINALIST “Elation”

The moment a new family was born.

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FINALIST “Sweet joy”

A poignant moment a mother holds her child. Such dramatic lightning.

Obinna Onyia

  • Anie

    2017-08-10 #1 Author

    I would love to try water burst but I’m scared🤔

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  • Ashley Davis

    2017-08-13 #2 Author

    Water birth would have been a great experience 😩 Maybe next time I’ll give it a try

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  • Teci

    2017-08-14 #3 Author

    In the future, I’m hoping waterbirth is in the cards for me!!

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  • Mary

    2017-09-13 #4 Author

    Simply beautiful, a true blessing

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