The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers have just annouced the winners of their “Image of the Year” competition for 2019.
All of the images depict the beauty, joy and reality of childbirth, in the most stunning way.
Please note: While birth is beautiful, it is also messy and real. You should expect nudity when viewing the entries.
First place winner
059 | OUR RAINBOW BABY IS FINALLY HERE
Belle Verdiglione — Belle Verdiglione Photography
Best in: birth details
029 | ENVELOPED
Samantha Evans — Sevan Photography
Best in: delivery
229 | MANY HANDS
Ashley Marston — Ashley Marston Photography
Best in: fresh 48
186 | THIS IS US
Kimberly Kimble — Rushes & Waves
Best in: labour
243 | WATER BIRTH IN SUNSET
Dora Barens — Dora Barens Geboortefotografie
Best in: postpartum
359 | THE MOST GLORIOUS CLEANSING OF ALL
Jerusha Sutton — Jerusha Sutton Photography
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