We're sharing some of my favorite births of 2014...and this birth was a special one. Keegan labored with such strength, beauty, and intensity. She gave birth at Evans Military Hospital in Colorado Springs right after a storm had moved over the mountains. Her laboring photographs are some of my very favorites. Such raw emotion. Such tangible beauty. Her sweet husband didn't leave her side. And while it was a long labor...she reached the end of the road with such grace. Baby Zeb passed meconium during the pushing phase (which is why he wasn't immediately reunited with mom and why the CNM is seen cutting the cord in the picture below).
Birth Photography by Monet Nicole
Provider: the CNMs at Evans Military Hospital