My name is Jen and this is my second birth story, a triumphant and ecstatic homebirth VBAC! Baby Trevor was born at home in September, weighing 7 lbs 7 oz (same as his brother and same as me) and 20 inches long. Watch: Story Edit (5 mins) Watch: Documentary (36 mins) Setting the scene It […]

December 20, 2023

HBAC (Home Birth After Cesarean) Birth Story

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December 29, 2020

Protected: B’s Birth Story

in this post….& Maternity & Birth & Birth Film & Lifestyle Newborn & Newborn Film Maternity Photography Birth Photography Andaluz Waterbirth Center Portland, Oregon This is Amanda’s birth story, written in her own words. This is my second birth, but my first natural birth. My first was a hospital birth with an epidural. It was […]

July 6, 2020

Amanda’s Birth Story: Andaluz Water Birth Center in Portland, Oregon

The Birth of Benjamin Katelyn’s Surrogate Birth story: The Birth of Benjamin AKA “JJ” Told by Katelyn and Benjamin’s two dads, Jim and Joe. K: I was induced on March 3rd, we started with the miso pill to get things rolling since I wasn’t really dilated at all or thinning. Things got rolling but then […]

April 1, 2020

The Birth of Benjamin

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. […]

February 12, 2020

Priscila’s Waterbirth At Andaluz in Portland

breastfeeding in bed at Andaluz in Portland, Oregon

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 […]

January 21, 2020

Katerina’s Home Birth Story

Home birth photography in Beaverton Oregon by Natalie Broders

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 […]

December 26, 2019

Home Birth Story

home birth photography in Portland

“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 […]

December 3, 2019

Joy’s Birth Story: Legacy Emanuel

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November 18, 2019

Protected: Sheena’s Fast labor at OHSU

Family of three after birth at OHSU in Portland

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 […]

August 5, 2019

The Birth of Audrey: Mariah’s Story

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