12 Extraordinary Images That Capture the Moment Moms Met Their New Babies

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Few moments in life are as powerful as that when a mom lays eyes on her child for the first time. And some moms are lucky enough to have a birth photographer there to capture that exquisite second when she meets her newborn child.

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The emotions these photographers capture range from joy to relief, laughter to rapture. Let these pics serve as a solid reminder that keeping a camera camera cocked and ready during the chaos of childbirth is well worth the effort if you want a photo you'll cherish forever.

Can you believe how long the mom in photo number eight waited to meet her baby?

 

Image via Jennifer Mason Photography

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