Birth Becomes You - October 2017

Along with our public FB page, Birth Becomes Her has a private FB group, where birth photographers from around the world share and learn together. We're consistently floored by the images these photographers post. Birth is BEAUTIFUL and ripe with artistic possibility.  Below are images that received over 70 likes in our group this October. We'll be sharing these #birthbecomesyou images with the public each month. 

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Born Her Way in Water on Vancouver Island by Shea Michelle

There is a strength and determination in women, one that birth photographers often bare witness to. This client brought it, and then some. Determined to birth her way, Jessica sought midwifery care 2 hours from her home since VBAC births are not supported in her community. Once she found a care provider who was supportive of her desire to have an HBAC, Jessica then used Air B’n’B to rent a beautiful little house on Vancouver Island, BC Canada in which to bring her baby earthside.

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Gentle, Quiet Birth in Manila, Philippines Birth Center by Annica Quakenbush

Baby Matias was born at Shiphrah Birthing Home, part of Help International Ministries, near Manila, Philippines.

While Silay pushed, it was peacefully quiet. Silay was on the wooden birthing stool, resting back into her husband's arms. She was incredibly strong. The words "power" and "goddess" kept flashing through my mind as her midwives and I quietly watched her bring their baby earthside.

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