Tattoo Birth Pictures (a preview of more to come)…

by Birth Without Fear on October 1, 2011

So many of you have sent in awesome pics and I’m working on a great blog post at the moment! In the mean time, Michelle sent in this series of birth pics and they tell a story that I want to share separately as you wait for the main post to come out! Birth and photography are beautiful and amazing as it is, but these have a whole different attitude and level of awesome! ~Mrs. BWF

“These are birthday pictures of my daughter Sadie Spillman. She was born on February 13, 2011 at 7:50 p.m. at Breath of Life birthing center in Largo, FL. She weighed 7 lbs. 13 1/2 oz. From the time I arrived at the birthing center and the time she was born, was a whole 40 minutes. Her loving father is Santiago Spillman. Her father is sleeved and is a tattoo artist. He did the flowers on my side which represent each of my children. Now that I had my fifth child I need to add one more rose. In the first picture I sent you can see the midwife doing the “hip-squeeze”. This technique felt so good when I was in transition phase. I hope you enjoy the pics Mrs. BWF. Your page was my rock during my pregnancy, thanks for what you do!” ~Michelle

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Soshanna October 1, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Beautiful pics! Thank you so much for sharing.

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Amanda October 1, 2011 at 10:17 pm

Aww what lovely birth pics!!! And her daughter was born exactly a year after my first daughter <3

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Katie Flynn October 2, 2011 at 12:35 am

This is so so sooo beautiful!!!! Thank you for sharing these amazing photos!

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Joey October 2, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Amazing pictures!

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Michele October 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm

I forgot to mention that I was 42 weeks when I delivered. This was the last day I could deliver at the birthing center, they wouldn’t accept me after 42 weeks.

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Amy October 5, 2011 at 5:37 pm

That’s so awesome Michelle, i’m glad babe arrived in time for you to use the birthing centre and escape hospy :) My girls were born at exactly 42 weeks each too! So we’re not expecting the latest belly babe to be much different lol.

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alex October 2, 2011 at 4:55 pm

amazing pics! Congrats!

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Chelsea jackson October 5, 2011 at 5:22 pm

awesome pictures, my daughter was going to be born at BOL also, but unfortunately we risked out!

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Amie October 5, 2011 at 11:22 pm

I hope to get birth photos like this at my next birth. ( im contemplating letting my step mil come in with us as she couldnt have children and has never experience a birth ) Amazing thanks for sharing.

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c0wbunny March 17, 2012 at 7:56 pm

Beautiful :)

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