Pregnancy blog, 04/07/2017
Cue the Birth Photographers’ Image of the Year Competition 2017.
The annual competition is open to members of the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers and always captures our eye due to the incredible images that are submitted.
This year’s winning selection captures every stage of the journey from contractions and labouring to delivery and breastfeeding.
You can see the full gallery of winners on the Birth Photographers' website.
Birth really IS beautiful, eh!
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