Beautiful candlelit water birth | Austin birth photographer

The morning of this sweet baby girl’s birth I answered my phone to daddy saying “It’s time…and you better hurry!!”. I rushed out the the door by 3:30am and when I arrived mama was in the birth pool, deep in labor land. She was illuminated by candles creating the perfect, most peaceful atmosphere to bring her baby earthside. I am truly amazed at this mama’s grace during her amazing home water birth.

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Just minutes after the midwife warms the water baby is born!

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The midwifes make yummy breakfast for everyone while mom + dad have some alone time with their new baby.

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The amazing placenta. The tree of life.

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I love the way homebirth babies are weighed.

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….first time in daddy’s arms <3 is anything sweeter?

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Big brother introduces himself.

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Happy birthday sweet girl, welcome to the spinning world!

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