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.


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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