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Baby Van and Baby Claire: A Combined Delivery at 39 Weeks with Twins | Charlotte Nicole - Doula, Photographer, Activist | Houston, TX

This experience certainly was not to check a box off of my “list.” Esther needed me, and I her. She had goals in mind that she wanted to achieve, so I set out to give her the best chance at doing exactly that…

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Baby Maci: A Family Friendly Home Birth | Charlotte Nicole - Doula, Photographer, Activist | Houston, TX

I had gotten my hopes up that I was going to have another “early” baby. The first three of my daughters had been early, with my third being eleven days early. My fourth daughter was my only child that had ever been “late” by one day…..

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Baby Willemina: A Family Centered Home Birth

This family centered home birth included Momma's sister, who is a midwife herself but attended as support for her big sis. It was so special to witness and document her support. She had already told me the story about her sister not being able to finish braiding her hair with her birth before this baby because baby was coming way faster than they ever thought…

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Baby Dean: An Unpredictable Birth

Sometimes we plan for and count on things turning out a specific way, and despite all of our best efforts, plans change. This first time momma labored beautifully with so much strength, and ended up with changed plans that she handled with so much bravery and acceptance. If labor and childbirth could be described with only one word, most days I'd probably give it this one: unpredictable…

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Baby Theo: A Birth of Strength and Resilience

This first time momma was nothing short of fierce, never wavering from showing incredible strength...even at her weakest points in labor. She is a warrior and an incredible example of the biggest love we experience on this planet, the love of a mother. I am privileged to be given her permission to share her birth story here with you…

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