So this is pretty crazy. But I figured, if I’m gonna expect you to invite me into the most personal, intimate experience of YOUR life, I should share with you MINE! A little nervewracking for me, since I’m being very open & detailed about the birth of my daughter, Tessah, AND we didn’t have a professional photographer (just my mom with my Rebel T2i) to take photos in flattering ways or capture the best facial expressions (note: the photo when I’m first holding my daughter, I look scared to death! I’m sure I smiled soon after that, but my mom didn’t know to how to get a good shot like that… ;)) but all the more reason for you to see them. What a difference having a professional take your photos & video can make in how you remember that day! We will ABSOLUTELY be hiring a photographer for our next birth.
This will also give you some insight into who I am as a mother, and why I care so passionately about birth photography. So without further ado, here is my birth story, originally written for my personal blog.
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