20 Award Winning Photos That Show How Amazing Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Really Are

Birth Becomes Her Birth Photography Contest
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It doesn’t matter when, how, or where a woman gives birth, the process is always both difficult and remarkable. Luckily, incredible birth photographers capture these jaw-dropping moments that many overlook and completely forget. However, those who opt for birth photography are treated to priceless images that not only preserve memories but also work to erase the stigma around childbirth. Most importantly, they also prove just how stunning the childbirth really is.


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In order to celebrate the work that they do, talented birth photographers from across the world recently submitted nearly 1,000 photos to the photography blog Birth Becomes Us. Their unique entries all honored the different phases of new motherhood and were taken throughout the stages of breastfeeding, delivery, and postpartum recovery. The diverse snapshots included everything from hospital C-sections and home births to birthing center deliveries. A panel of judges had the difficult job of narrowing down the entries to name the winners of 2018 Birth Becomes Her Birth Photography Contest.

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These 20 powerful and uncensored photos are certainly worth the recognition!

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