Story of a Birth Session

Natasha and Joel - a beautiful couple who have been trying to conceive for a few years.  They have gone through ups and downs with their family plans and finally they were blessed with their baby girl.  As soon as I found out she was expecting we made a pact to get as many portraits of her through out the pregnancy.. I am still working on some of those images.  3 weeks prior to her due date I was inspired to offer my services to capture the entire birth of her beautiful baby girl, and they said YES.  i received a text message on Saturday morning at 7:30 am stating her water had broke and it would be 'hours' so no rush.  I jumped out of bed and met her in the drive way 20 minutes later.  We spent a few minutes outdoors lapping the house, and finally it was time, and the contractions were getting more intense and closer together.  Call Kate (the midwife)  and fill the pool - it was time.  The next 4 hours were spent surrounded by love, family support, encouragement, laughs and creating the most beautiful birthday setting possible. As Kate had stated a beautiful baby girl was born before noon on the 7th of the 7th month.