Pregnancy blog, 28/02/2018
The winning photographers of the Documentary Family Awards 2018 birth category have truly captured birth in all it's glory. Each photo is breathtaking and unique - just like the births they document.
The top 20 entries show the full range of birthing experiences, from hospital to home births, and water births to caesarean sections. Each stage of the labour journey is represented too; contractions, pushing, and postpartum (after the birth).
It's wonderful to see labour and birth celebrated in this impressive and deeply personal collection. Here are just three of our favourites:
Honourable mention: Birth by Erin Heuser
Honourable mention: Birth by Juliette Fradin
5th place: Birth by Shawna Stanley
See all of the winning and highly commended birth photos on the Documentary Family Awards' website.
We're already excited to see next year's submissions!
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