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20,000 Bees Covered This Woman During Her Pregnancy Shoot And My Skin Is Crawling

I can't bee-lieve it.

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This is Emily Mueller, whose maternity photoshoot with Kendrah Damis Photography is causing quite the buzz.

Mueller — who operates Mueller Honey Bee Co. with her husband, Ryan in Stark County, Ohio — told People bees have a big significance in her life.

Mueller said that after her second miscarriage, she really connected with bees. "It helped take my mind off of other hardships that were surrounding me at the time, some people do yoga… I do bees,” said Mueller.
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Mueller said that after her second miscarriage, she really connected with bees. "It helped take my mind off of other hardships that were surrounding me at the time, some people do yoga… I do bees,” said Mueller.

Below is a video posted on YouTube that shows her husband, Ryan, releasing the bees for the shoot.

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The couple currently has three children together – Cadyn, 10, Madelynn, 3, and Westyn, 1 — and this will be their last child.

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Mueller, who worked with local government officials and got permission from the local parks and recreation department before the shoot, also told People that, “Bees are gentle and I hope my bee belly helps people see that they aren’t as scary as you might think.” Mueller described the shoot as “not scary, but intense.”

Nevertheless, our reaction is still: OH. MY. GOD.
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Nevertheless, our reaction is still: OH. MY. GOD.

According to People, Mueller fed the bees sugar water so they would be full and unable to bend enough to sting.

Nothing to see here, just 20,000 bees crawling all over a woman's belly, hands, and face.
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Nothing to see here, just 20,000 bees crawling all over a woman's belly, hands, and face.

Your maternity photoshoot < Emily's maternity photoshoot.

She is one QUEEN BEE.
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She is one QUEEN BEE.

Kendrah Damis, from Kendrah Damis Photography, told BuzzFeed that the two are already planning something special for Mueller's newborn shoot (which will NOT include live bees, lol). Mueller is due in November.

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