Water birth at Andaluz of Portland, Oregon Priscila and her family are originally from Brazil. Brazil has a voluntary C-Section rate over 85%. Priscila felt drawn toward having both her babies vaginally and unmedicated. Her first child was born in Brazil, where she labored as long as possible at home before going to the hospital. […]
Looking for a way to reflect on your birth images? This keepsake USB memory box is the perfect way to store your memories. This box has a custom designed printed wooden cover that slides off. Slide the box open and you’ll find five 5×7 prints and your USB drive. There’s room inside the box to […]
Katerina’s Home Birth Story Written by Katerina • Beaverton, Oregon This was our third baby. First home birth. I always wanted to have a family, and the birth itself was an important component for me to value. To prepare for labor, I did breathing exercises and took lots of naps. I woke up at 11pm […]
Ke’Shala’s Home Birth Story Written by Ke’Shala • Beaverton, Oregon For a while I was concerned about having a stranger be part of my birth experience. Especially since I only wanted my husband and midwives there. I was worried initially about not getting good images (me making faces or doing “weird” things). I saw Natalie’s […]
“I chose birth photography because I wanted to be able to remember the experience of giving birth.” “I was so in my own head and body that it is amazing to see some of the moments between my husband and I – and to see the baby emerging.” “After viewing other parents birth images, I […]
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Birth is unpredictable. I spent two days off-and-on with Mariah and Seth. She was dilated to 7cm, but contractions had stopped. I went to her at the birth center, stayed the night, then returned home to give her some space to get back into her groove — while her wonderful midwives worked their magic. A […]
I’m always amazed at the raw strength women posses. Ali worked so hard to bring her baby girl into this world. She pushed for THREE HOURS. When she thought she couldn’t do it anymore, her incredible support team was right there by her side to tell her how amazing she is, that she can do […]