The Raw Beauty Of Motherhood In The Best Birth Photos Of 2017 (NSFW)

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Each year, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) hosts its annual image competition to celebrate the excellence in birth photography. The organization has recently announced the winners of their 2017 contest, and the raw beauty and intimacy documented in the photos are sure to leave you awestruck.

We’ve rounded up our favorite winners and honorable mentions in this list below. While we tried to avoid the most graphic ones, reader discretion is advised. [Continue reading below…]
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#1. Best In Category: Birth Details, Pieces Of Me

Kourtnie Scholz

#2. Best In Category: Delivery, With A Splash

Elizabeth Farnsworth Photography

#3. Honorable Mentions. Joyful Finale

Elise Hurst Photography

#4. Best In Category: Postpartum, Straight From Heaven

Natasha Hance – Birth Unscripted

#5. That First Gaze

Peanuts and Parents

#6. Ascension

Angelfire Photography

#7. Falling In Love All Over Again


#8. Honorable Mentions. Hello Before Goodbye

Sarah Boccolucci Photography

#9. First Place Winner. Road To Deliverance

Jaydene Freund – Cradled Creations

#10. I’ve Been Waiting For You

Vanessa Mendez Birth Photography

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