Recently I attended a birth of a client who had a birth photographer. Many people may ask, "why have a photographer take pictures of you in pain or when you are most vulnerable?" My answer is that the most vulnerable pictures are sometimes the most powerful, capturing the struggle and essence of life. Birth is painful and messy, but it also moving and beautiful.
As a doula, it is my role to be that the person working in the background, so it is not often that my role is captured. A lot of times, I am taking the pictures for the family so that they can focus on their birth and baby. Maybe you've never seen a doula in "action". As a doula I...
I am your constant physical, emotional and information support through YOUR birth and it is such a joy! Thank you!
Special thanks to M, A, and J V. for allowing me to blog their photos. Also, all photo credit to goes to Lindsay (http://www.labirdiephotography.com/about-contact/). Thanks!