A New Birth Center’s First Baby: Bellingham Birth Photographer

On Monday morning I was getting up to take Brian to the airport and I got a text from a midwife that someone was on their way to the new Birthroots Birth Center in labor. I didn’t know the name of the mama, but it sounded like I was supposed to be there so I got everyone ready and asked my friend if I could bring all three of my kiddos to her house at what ended up being 6:45am and headed to the birth. There I met and amazingly strong and beautiful mama, her husband and their doula, Christi.Apparently Bethy was planning on calling me that day to connect with me about photographing her birth, but went in to labor instead so Jessie, her midwife, texted me to come. So let this be a PSA to book your birth photographer in advance, haha! 🙂

Here are some of my favorites from her birth that can be shared. 🙂 And also the family’s slideshow! Thanks for bravely inviting me to your birth, without having ever met me before Bethy, it was an honor! Congratulations on your new baby and being the first birth at the center!

I love including a shot of the sky around the time of a birth. Often mamas don;t get to go sit and stare at the sky for a while. 🙂 It was a beautiful day for a birth.