One moment I was sitting at my desk editing photos, the next I got an unexpected call, and two hours later I was sobbing through my lens documenting this sweet mama's courageous birth. She was the most beautiful warrior mama who fought to give birth to her precious baby, and I'm so thankful to have had the honor of capturing her amazing home birth story.
"Midwives are braver than bull-fighters and fighter pilots. They face death bare-handed, with their own good heart and intelligence." -Steven Gaskin from the awesome documentary film "Birth Story: Ina May Gaskin and the Farm Midwives"
Thanks to Nicole at Hilltop Doula & Birth Care for the call and shoutout to Deb at @Counter Culture Midwifery Services in her assistance in this stubborn sweetie's delivery.
*Shared with permission, as always.
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