15 Breathtaking Photos of Babies Being Born in Water

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Brooke Collier Photo

There are plenty of reasons to choose a water birth -- it can be done in a birthing center or at home, and many women find the water soothing and helpful in terms of pain management. Then, of course, there are the photos! Birth photography can make beautiful memories for mom no matter how she delivers, but seeing a baby come into the world through the shimmering water is undoubtedly spectacular. 


CafeMom asked birth photographers to share some of their most magical water birth photos, and they didn't disappoint. Check them out! 

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