back to top
Parents

19 Shockingly Beautiful Birth Photos From 2016

You have to see these.

Posted on

WARNING: Photos might be graphic to some readers.

1. This dad who took cutting the cord into his own hands, er, mouth.

Photographer: Apple Blossom Families / Via appleblossomfamilies.com

2. This refreshingly real capture.

Krista Evans Photography / Via lovebykristaevansphotography.com

3. This birthing that was a family affair.

Birth of Hope Doula & Lifestyle Photographer / Via birthofhope.com

4. This mom who gave birth outdoors as the sun rose behind her.

Vanessa Brown Photography / Via vannessabrown.com

5. This tireless mom who continued to parent her boys even as she labored to have another.

Photographer: Jaydene Freund / Via cradledcreations.com

6. The sweet moment when this mom got a kiss of encouragement from her oldest.

Krista Evans Photography / Via lovebykristaevansphotography.com

7. This father who was overcome with emotion as he welcomed his son into the world.

Cradled Creations Birth Photography / Via cradledcreations.com

8. And this mom whose heart grew a million sizes all at once.

Northern Accents Photography / Via northernaccentsphotography.com

9. The beautiful moment when this mother — at long last and after much struggle — held her healthy baby born via surrogate.

Ashley Marston Photography / Via ashleymarstonbirthphotography.com

10. And the equally beautiful moment when this surrogate brought the love of a child to this family.

Photographer: Cat McAteer / Via catmcateerphotography.com

11. This toddler who helped with his new sibling's weigh-in.

Felicia Chang Photography / Via feliciachangphotography.com

12. This mom who was busy birthing the placenta as dad held the baby.

Spiritual Birth Photography / Via spiritualbirthphotography.com

13. This mom who breastfed her big girl — and her brand-new baby girl — at the same time.

Amber Bourret Photography / Via ambphotos.ca

14. This touching shot of a mother holding her daughter as she labored to become a mother herself.

Heather Bays Photography / Via heatherbays.com

15. This dad who was filled with emotion upon holding his baby girl for the first time.

Erin Shepley Photography / Via erinshepleyphotography.com

16. The tranquil moment caught seconds after this little one entered the world.

Catherine Brown Photography / Via sacredmoments.ca

17. This mom who knew that every contraction she endured brought her closer to holding her baby.

Katia G Photo / Via katiagphoto.com

18. This unforgettable entry into the world.

Photographer: Stacey Lorraine / Via staceylorrainebirthphotography.com

19. And the pure emotion of becoming three.

Photographer: Apple Blossom Families / Via appleblossomfamilies.com

For more Best of 2016 content, click here!

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right
The best things at three price points