Capturing the beautiful moment of childbirth has been brought to light through a collection of stunning photographs. The competition, which showcases graphic and dynamic images of birth, is a testament to the incredible strength of mothers. It is worth noting that some of these intimate photos are quite intense and graphic, so viewer discretion is advised. Though the acceptance of birth photography is on the rise, it still remains a relatively new concept. Take a look at the powerful and unique images below and let us know your thoughts in the comments.
The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) received over 300 entries across four categories: labour, delivery, birth details, and postpartum. The first-place winner in the ‘flesh of my flesh’ category was Esther Edith from the US with her stunning photo of siblings’ first encounter.
The Power of Unfiltered Emotion: Captivating Birth Photography
Honorable Mentions: Tribute to Nurse Linda
Newly Formed Toes
Discovering The Love Chromosome
So Much Love
Best In Category: Birth Details, Birth Of A Brother