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The Birth of Emma :: Denver VBAC Story

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The Birth of Emma :: Denver VBAC Story

. .:: It doesn't seem that long ago that I received a text message, out of the blue, during a meeting with another prospective client. It was a lengthy text from an unknown number, requesting information regarding my services, and also sharing a little of her genuine heart with me, a complete stranger, who would soon certainly become a friend. It read:

This baby means so much to me. She’s my rainbow baby. Heaven gained my first baby girl when I was 36 weeks. Someone crashed into me, leaving me in a coma. My sweet baby girl passed away a few days later due to the impact of the car accident. It’s been a challenging journey, and God has finally blessed me with another baby girl on the way....

We quickly found time to meet, and connected instantly. It has been beautiful watching this little family grow, and seeing this woman take to motherhood so naturally. She truly is a momma bear in every way, protective, passionate, and not taking for granted a single second with this child.

This is the birth of Emma. Her mom labored tirelessly and without food, (due to the small risk of uterine rupture following a cesarean birth with a low transverse incision). During the toughest of contractions, she'd breath deeply in and then out, and she'd quietly shake her head as if to say "I can't". A bystander would suggest an epidural, and she'd say with spunk and clarity, "Nuh uh! I did not come this far to get an epidural. I CAN DO THIS!" And like a rock, her partner was right there with her, offering quiet but solid support through it all. ::. .

**Note: All images are reviewed and approved by my clients prior to being made public**

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The Birth of Enzo : Denver VBAC Photographer

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The Birth of Enzo : Denver VBAC Photographer

. .:: There's something so incredible about seeing a woman so beautifully supported during her labor, and ultimately achieving her wishes for her birth. This is a gorgeous VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). There was a moment when the OB walked into the room to tell mom that she may need to deliver her baby via cesarean. But then... well... just watch the video! This mom is enthusiastic about sharing her story and empowering other women. ::. .

**Note: All images are approved by my clients before being made public.**

The Birth of Enzo : Denver VBAC Photographer

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