Full term baby delivered via repeat c-section.
Mother receives baby in birthing pool at The Birth Center of Bloomington Normal.
Baby has first exam from homebirth midwife Jenni Collins of Home Sweet Home Birth, LLC.
Baby boy is delivered by Dr Bochanitin and a resident in Peoria, IL.
Induced mother labors with birth ball while dad offers hip squeeze for comfort measures in birth.
Baby alert during first exam after birth.
Father, mother and midwife bring baby out of water at home birth.
Mother labors standing through difficult contraction while partner offers hip squeeze to widen pelvic outlet.
Mom receives baby after delivery at UnityPoint Health Pekin.
Mother labors in water at birth tub in Bloomington.
Mother pushes during intense second stage labor without coaching from nurses.
Mother reaches for baby’s hand during skin-to-skin after birth.
Baby latches to breast for first feeding after birth.
Mom says goodbye to dad before entering OR for cesarean delivery.
Mom breathes baby down through contraction in transition stage of labor while supported by her birth partner.
Mother pushes during intense second stage labor with encouragement of nurse.
Nurse holds baby after csection, showing vernix of 35 week gestation baby.
Dr. Susan Catt pulls baby from mother’s abdomen in c-section birth.
Baby latches to breast for first time after birth.
Mother gives final push on hands and knees during home birth with midwife Jenni Collins.
Baby rests in mom’s arms during water birth.
Baby stretches after birth at 35 weeks during newborn exam.
Mom smiles holding baby skin to skin after birth.
Mother slow dances with partner during labor.
Mother receives baby in birth pool after successful home birth of 9lb baby.
Mother receives baby boy covered in vernix at moment of birth.
Family meets baby boy in OR.
Mother holds toddler son during induction.
Nurse examines baby after birth in OR.
Baby gives first cry during water birth at home with midwife Jenni Collins of Home Sweet Home Birth, LLC.