Posts tagged birth story
The Fast and Healing Unmedicated Hospital Birth of Emilie Vonn | Oklahoma City Birth Photography and Videography

I officially photographed my first birth almost four years ago in April 2015, but about 9 months before that I stood outside the door of a hospital room and heard the first cry of my niece before being invited in to use my brother's DSLR on auto (before I knew my way around a camera) to document some of her first moments. It was a whirlwind 15 minutes as sweet Evie began to struggle to breathe and needed to be whisked off to the NICU before her mama got a chance to get a good look at her. And as I stood by her mama, my lovely sister-in-love, and encouraged her by showing her photos on the back of the camera of her sweet baby girl, I had my first glimpse of how powerful birth photography can be…

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A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

I have had many dreams for our time in Kenya. Most notably the dream of documenting a birth while simultaneously witnessing my handsome doctor husband deliver the sweet babe. And, if you caught my Facebook posts in the last couple of days, you’d know that dream came true! (And this birth photographer was overwhelmed with joy!) But...

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The Home Birth Story of Rocket - Tulsa Birth Videography and Photography

Rocket’s birthday was one of those days that took my breath away in more ways than one. His mama labored beautifully surrounded by an incredible support team, he entered the world rather quickly and peacefully, with a strong little cry and tears of joy from his family, and then just as quickly as he came, everyone in the room began to realize that something had changed… and in a matter of minutes, little Rocket (and his healthcare team) was fighting for his life, while his family fought alongside him in prayer. 

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