Awe-inspiring event that it is, there is still something a little taboo about talking about the realities of labor and birth. Sure, we're open to recall the life-changing moment when babies enter the world, but we tend to gloss over the messy, raw details.
And, ironically, these messy, raw details are where the true beauty lies.
These breathtaking birth images serve as a true reflection of the gorgeous realities of giving birth and becoming a family.
Originally published October 2016. Updated May 2017.