Motherhood is a beautiful feeling. But what is more beautiful than motherhood is the phase just before the baby is born. The 9 month long pregnancy is the beautiful journey that leads to motherhood.
Birth is an extremely beautiful part of not only motherhood but also of our lives. It’s actually a shame that it is not talked about as much as it should be. The Birth Becomes Her 2018, a birth photography competition aims to honor motherhood in its own unique way. The competition encourages everyone to talk more openly about this incredibly beautiful process.
Organised in five categories, Maternity, Labor, Birth, Fresh, and Breastfeeding, the competition received over 1000 entries from all across the world. This unique competition is judged by an international jury, along with the jury, admirers of birth photography can also vote for their favourite photos.
Here are some of the winning photos from the Birth Becomes Her 2018, and they are surreal!
Have a look!
Overall Winner. Marijke Thoen Of Marijke Thoen Geboortefotografie – Serving Lochristi, Belgium – “Stunning Siblings First Encounter”
Maternity First Place. Jen Conway Of Jen Conway Photography Serving Greenville, Sc – “This Is What A Goddess Looks Like”
Birth Third Place. Dominique Lamontagne Of Dominique Lamontagne Photography – Serving Ottawa, Ontario – “Caught In Between Worlds”
Maternity Second Place. Melissa Benzel Of Benzel Photography – Serving Orlando, Florida – “Staying Afloat”
Birth First Place. Selena Rollason Of Brisbane Birth Photography – Serving Brisbane, Au – “Half Born And Already Reaching For Mama”
People’s Choice Category Winner – Birth. Caroline Devulder – Serving Ghent, Belgium – “Transition To Earth”
Birth Second Place. Neely Ker-Fox Of Ker-Fox Photography – Serving Columbus, Ga – “Fist Bump For Mom”
Breastfeeding Third Place. Christina Benton – Serving Milwaukee, Wi – “Stir Fry”
Labor First Place. Rebecca Coursey-Rugh Of Rebecca Coursey Photography – Serving Los Angles, Ca – “Nowhere And Everywhere”
People’s Choice Category Winner – Labor. Esther Edith Of Esther Edith Photography – Serving Spokane, Washington – “Three Souls Labor As One”
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