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Birth |10 Reasons to hire a birth photographer | Johannesburg and Pretoria Birth Photographer

There is a whole new world of memories that opens up to you, your partner, your family and your baby when investing in birth photography. Here are my top 10 reasons everyone should have a birth photographer.

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Birth | Welcoming Hewitt Will Naested | Johannesburg Birth Photographer

“The faint tinkle of bottles spreads in the breeze as she starts preparing homeopathics that she is mixing together for the birth of their child.”
I have my amazing husband and our beautiful son and all three of us are safe and together. I am surrounded by love and care – amazing healers stand around me as I receive the news. I’m overwhelmed with appreciation. I feel nothing but gratitude and love.

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Birth | Welcome baby Daniel de Jager | Pretoria Birth Photographer

“In You I find my worth, in You I find my identity” – Lauren Daigle (You Say)
Jolene and Martin welcomed their first child to the world after almost two full days of labour. Little Daniël gave his mom a run for her money, but she pushed through with the loving support of Martin her husband, and with the strength of their combined faith in God. In the end, their newborn son was the perfect blessing she knew he would be.

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Birth | Lana Finlay

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above” – James 1:17
The Finley family walked an amazing and inspiring journey, from dealing with the crushing news of infertility, to three perfect and unforced births. Their third child, daughter Lana, was born into a happy, loving family, completing her parents’ journey with a final sense of peace.

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Birth | Jaden Pretorius

“And we know [with great confidence] that God [who is deeply concerned about us] causes all things to work together [as a plan] for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to His plan and purpose.” Romans 8:28 (Amp)
Elmain Pienaar defines strength in adversity. When she was faced with a very scary choice to make – stick to the natural home birth she had dreamed of, or go to the hospital – she did what any good mom would, and put her child’s safety ahead of her own wishes.

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Birth Photography | Moné Vermeulen

“If the plan doesn’t work, change the plan but never the goal” – Unknown
As we are preparing for the birth of our children, most of us have very set ideas or plans for these sacred moments. Most of us don’t like change and almost all of us hate it when things don’t go the way WE planned.

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Birth | Alexander’s Birth | Pretoria Birth Photographer

Birth | Alexander’s Birth | Pretoria Birth Photographer

This is our story. Yours? Well I don’t know, but I truly hope that it is magical. That you will be strong and brave. That you will know that YOU are a birthing queen, regardless of the birth you have or the plans that you make, because life has a funny way of working out just right…

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