2020 IAPBP Birth Photography Image Competition: We have a winner!

#IAPBP2020Competition @birthphotogs Yesterday the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers released the winners of the 2020 Birth Image Competition, which is one of the WORLD'S BIGGEST birth photography contests.  This organization was created 10 years ago by Lyndsay Stradtner of Life in Motion Photography, and is now headed by the wonderful Liz Cook, who must have 17 arms and 3 brains.  This organization was "born" right around the time my son was born, and back then birth photography in [...]

My Body Did Not Fail Me: A Fourth Trimester Session

As a doula and birth/intimate motherhood photographer, a few times a year it happens that I work with a client whom I connect with immediately and deeply. Our paths are meant to cross, it becomes obvious right away, and our journey of growth and healing together begins. 9 years ago today I became a mother for the first (and only) time. 9 years ago I labored naturally, beautifully, dilating with textbook consistency, staying focused and reaching within me to find [...]