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10 must-see, award-winning glimpses into birth

The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) recently unveiled some of the most beautiful birth images from it’s annual “Image of The Year” competition. These awards honor the best of the best from more than 1,200 member photographers working in 42 different countries.They are photographs that capture the miracle of birth and strength of amazing women around the globe.

 

Here are the winners of the 2017 competition ― and some of the honorable mentions ― all of which are intimate, compelling and breathtaking in every form. Click through to view the complete list.

 

 

Image Of The Year

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Road to Deliverance
Jaydene Freund of Cradled Creations

 

Best In Category: Labor

 

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Determination
Katie Mathis Photography

 

Best In Category: Delivery

 

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With A Splash
Elizabeth Farnsworth Photography

 

Best In Category: Postpartum

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Straight from Heaven
Natasha Hance – Birth Unscripted

 

Honorable Mentions

 

Dad with brain cancer holding his baby.

Hello Before Goodbye
Sarah Boccolucci Photography + Birth Services

 

Intended mother catches her baby born via surrogacy.

Catching Her Baby, Born Via Surrogacy
Leilani Rogers, Photographer

 

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Joyful Finale
Elise Hurst Photography

 

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Honoring the Temple
Elliana Gilbert Photography

 

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A Sister Is Born
Rebecca Coursey Photographer + Doula

 

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Three’s Not A Crowd
Snap Life Photography

 

Congratulations to all those honored in these awards.These photos truly are awe-inspiring and we feel very privileged to catch a glimpse of these births!

 

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