Tag Archives: water birth

This Is Why

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Childbirth can be one of the most amazing, rewarding, heart-opening experiences.  A woman goes through the challenging yet euphoric journey of labor, works with her baby, and together they emerge as a new creation.  Oxytocin levels will never be higher for that mom and baby then at the moment of birth.  This is birth how it is meant to be.

This piece is meant to be a response to all those “Why on earth would you not get an epidural/give birth outside a hospital/choose a midwife/etc” comments.

A huge thank you to my doula clients and midwife Sarah Stone at Mountain Midwifery Center for allowing me to use their birth photos as reference!  It was such an honor to be at their birth.

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Solstice Babe

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Here is a piece I did for my second daughter’s birth.  She was born in the water at Mountain Midwifery Birth Center.  Her birth was amazing!  If you’d like to read all about her birth story you can visit my sister doula website here.  You can also watch a video of her birth below:

Breech Birth – Sea Turtles

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Watercolor and colored pencil on watercolor board

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A friend of mine who had a vaginal breech birth saw Delphinius Birth and wanted one with turtles.

“Luna”

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Here is a commissioned piece I did for my good friend and fellow doula Pauli.  She wanted a beautiful crowning waterbirth.

See how it was made!


“Naida”

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“Naida” means “water nymph.” I meant this to be a “just after birth” image, subtle and beautiful and intimate.

“Reef”

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Original:  $900

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In this piece a water spirit holds a shell to a new baby’s ear.

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“My Vision”

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Here is how I see part of my birth, surrounded by my midwives and doula, with candlelight in the background and new life.

My deepest apologies to my midwives Jessica and Stacie and my doula Miranda. Getting likenesses can be hard sometimes! Especially when the image is so small and you’re stealing reference shots from facebook 🙂 Not that I’m making excuses!