See the beautiful birth of Tane John! I wasn’t even yet on-call for this birth when out of nowhere, my client calls to say waters broke at 36 weeks. Due to some complications, she needed a c-section but still had many of her preferences honored (skin to skin, nursing within the hour, dimmed lights, music of their choice). Despite the early arrival, Tane was healthy as can be. The love and tenderness of this couple bringing their son into the world was so evident.
Tane’s father had this to say about the slideshow and hiring a birth photographer:
Shared with permission of the family. Enjoy!