Category Archives: Beautiful Births

Beautiful and tasteful images of a new baby coming into the world, in a hospital, home or birth center environment, vaginal delivery or cesarean.

Wow, so many births lately! This one was was born at home on Saturday, releiving me of my previous obligation of doing a triathlon in the middle of the day on what of the hottest days of the year so far. 🙂 This was also another birth in the books for me where I shot with one hand and held mom’s leg back with the other, which always makes me feel a little like I’m wearing a cape for the day. 🙂  Here are some of my favorites from his journey into his mom and dad’s arms.


Last week I got a text that Rebekah was unexpectedly pushing right then ,and it was one of those times I was ever so thankful to live  just a few block from the Birthroot Midwives and Birth Center! I got to the birth center in less than 5 minutes from the text and got to photograph her baby making is entrance into the world! When his head came out you could see a hand up by his face and his cord wrapped around both. I watched as Ann, one of the midwives carefully and quickly loosened and removed the cord. It was so neat to watch both midwives and doulas work with such calm and wisdom! Welcome to the world Finley Daniel!

Thanks for allowing me the honor of watching you become parents Rebekah and Isaac!

Midwives and Birth Center: Birthroot
Doula: Lisa Tenney

Our friends just had their third baby yesterday, a sweet little boy named Joaquin! He was born via c-section and I couldn’t be in with them for surgery, but I came later when his big sister and brother got to meet him for the first time, which was beyond sweet. Little Joaquin weighed 6 lb 8 oz and was 19 in long, such a little teeny tiny! I’m in love already!

A couple of days ago, before Joaquin was born, his mama came to sit in my backyard in a spot I’d been eyeing for pictures and let me document her baby bump too. The night before that we were at a friends and I took some picture of the other two kids, so these are all going in one post. 🙂

Congrats Carla, Johnny, Luci and Che!



This morning I woke up, got my kids off to school and headed out to a birth, and whoa what a birth! I walked into the room and began to feel out the mood and it was immediately clear that this mama was strong, focused, present and working hard. She and her husband worked seamlessly together through waves of contractions and pushing to help a beautiful, perfect baby girl into the world! The whole thing was lovely and inspiring! Congrats Jayson and Sherry on your precious gift! I can’t wait to see you again for newborn pictures.