Each year, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers hosts a photo contest for truly exceptional images that capture the beauty, pain, and incredible power of parents who are welcoming a new life into the world. The organization boasts more than 1,000 members from 42 countries. This year, the competition produced a stunning crop of shots that simultaneously inspire wonder and command respect.
Warning: Some people might find these images disturbing.More
With a Splash
See more at Elizabeth Farnsworth Photography.
Straight From Heaven
See more at Birth Unscripted.
Pieces of Me
See more at KEDocumentary.