It was an honor to support these clients through labor and birth. Though labor threw her a curve ball, and didn't turn out like any of us expected, this mom weathered it with awe-inspiring strength. This is one tough mama! Here she is walking in to the hospital at 7 cm before things ramped up in intensity:
What precious, attentive support this man provided his wife!
Laboring vertically to work with gravity (using the squatting bar):
Welcome to the world, Maddie! You are cherished.
Melanie Ellison, Durango CO
Childbirth fascinates me, and I always love learning more tidbits about it and sharing them with you. I also post photo galleries here from my photoshoots. Sign up for the RSS feed below so you don't miss a post!