Midwives often work in environments very different. Some do so in private homes and others in large hospitals, but all the care is based on that childbirth is a union between a woman and the midwife, and to be there in the waiting can be as important as to act when any complication arises.
There will be times that will help a woman give birth without anesthesia or hold the hand of a woman while undergoing a c-section. The photographers of the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) have captured moments that are pure magic and that will give midwives the recognition they deserve.
20 great Photography that will give midwives the recognition they deserve
1- “After a change in birth plans at the last minute, this midwife brought the birth of your first grandchild.”
2- “midwives are the best for comfort”
3- “This midwife helps the mother to breastfeed the newborn twins among the tangle of tubes, cables and their legs tiny”
4- “This new mother could not feel more proud to know her baby. The midwife knew that this time it would mean a lot to them so you are assured that you could see your baby”
5- “This mother worked hard. I was exhausted and decided it was time for the epidural. Your midwife-led it and gave him the confidence he needed to bring the world to your baby”
6- “This woman was waiting in the hospital but they decided that it would be better to prepare for a home birth and helped to give birth safely”
7- “This mother had planned a home birth but opted to go to a hospital because of medical problems that arose during the pregnancy. Your midwife and matron of the hospital worked together to support it”
9- “This midwife helps the woman in the final phase of the delivery. It is quiet and committed to the mother-to-100%”
10- “After a second childbirth fast for this mom, the midwife pulls the baby out of the tub after birth”
11- “caregivers give crucial support during labor and birth”
12- “This birth was incredible. The mother was supported by the matron and her husband. Even helped to get your own baby”
13- “This birth was very long but the midwife gave him a compassionate care for the way more calmly to your patient”
14- “This midwife is giving the breakfast to the eldest daughter of the patient while they relax and do some paperwork”
15- “The postpartum visits are more than a simple revision. It is a friendly smile, a big hug and even classes for parents”
16- “you Can see the tools of the deliveries in the background, but at that moment, is focused on providing physical and emotional support”
17- “This mother was very happy with her third child. Gave birth to her baby at home in the presence of two midwives that are like your family since you have been in two of their three births”
18- “This midwife is guiding for the first time this mother on the last leg of the delivery. The baby was born an hour later”
19- “I was told that I could not have children after treating the cancer mom but surprised everyone with his miracle baby. He acknowledged that the midwife was incredibly supportive and always knew exactly what I needed”
20- “The midwife is helping to encourage the baby out while the mother struggles to give birth”
As you have seen, the midwives performed a wonderful job in many cases is not recognized. Help those mothers in the moments of nerves and difficulty with his calmness and experience, and are there to support them at all times.
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