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Old 08-08-2007, 02:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Its been almost 11 weeks since my birth and I still have not written it out yet...am I allowed to still be processing?

Both my doulas wrote out their version which has been helpful, I just still feel so blurry about it all.

But when I view my pics, it takes my breath away and I am so proud.
So I am sharing my birth in pictures until I can face the words...



( BTW--my photographer is Lynsey Stone in the Ft Worth area--she does awesome work! www.dfwbirthphotographer.com)

LS, Kinda crunchy wife to DH, mama to DS(5/2007) & one sweet little girl due May 2010,
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Old 08-08-2007, 03:32 PM
 
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Those were beautiful pics...thanks for sharing.
CONGRATULATIONS!!!
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Whoever did your photography is amazing...I love the pics in black and white. I hope I can capture some of the same moments at my upcoming birth.

Congrats and thanks for sharing!

Leon - 8.15.07 and Silas - 4.19.09. Happy for sun and garden season again!
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They are beautiful! I've been trying to figure out what type of pictures I want for my birth and these are perfect. Enjoy your little one!

Christina, mama to A 10/05, E 09/07 and S 01/11; Spending my time as a wife, mama, teacher and student. Loving every minute of it! Life is so good!   joy.gif
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Oh, my, your pictures are just beautiful!
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OMG that made me cry!

s Those were absolutely stunning, thank you for sharing them, and CONGRATULATIONS on such a lovely new baby! s
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Stunning.. just stunning! Thanks for sharing mama!

Eternal Companion to DH , Homeschooling mama to DS 05/04 , DS 11/05 , DD 12/07 , DS 07/10 and one on the way: June 2015!
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Loved it! Loved it! Loved it!
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That was very beautiful! Thank you.
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beautiful! Lynsey does such beautiful work and you looked so gorgeous!!!

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Wow!! Those pictures are all SO beautiful!!

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Holy moly those are beautiful, moving photographs! You're so lucky to have your birth captured in such a moving way!

And did I mention that your little one is gorgeous? I love the tiny feet.

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they were WONDERFUL!!!!

CONGRATS!!!

might i just add every home birth i have seen on here you all look so calm!!!

you both looked so beautiful too!

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Fantastic!!

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WOW those are AWESOME!! I could feel your contractions and also the love and support you were getting from everyone who was w/ you.

Just beautiful!
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Absolutely breathtaking.
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WOW! Those pictures are beautiful! I'm a little teary now. :

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Wow! Thanks for sharing!

Beautiful baby!
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thanks so much for sharing..the pictures are wonderful.....now i want some from my birth but don't have anyone to take them.....off to call my friend!!!
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wow! beautiful!
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Those are beautiful. How lucky you are to have them!
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Gorgous Congrats!
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absolutely beautiful!i wish i could have done something like that when i had my son!
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BREATHTAKING!! CONGRATULATIONS!

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Breathtaking! Thank you for sharing.

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Beautiful! Congratulations to you and your family!

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SO beautiful!!!!!!! did you rent your tub? i'm in the ft. worth area too and would love to have the same photographer who did you use?


again just beautiful and congrats!

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Old 08-16-2007, 12:04 PM - Thread Starter
 
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HI
I used Lynsey Stone--here is her website that you can look at and contact her through--she is phenomenal!!

www.dfwbirthphotographer.com

I did "rent" a birth pool through a doula friend of mine. I know a few people who rent them if you are interested. Also if you are having a home birth, you should join the Home birth group of DFW--here is that website:

www.homebirthdallas.org

There are people on that list who rent out tubs also!! Waterbirth is awesome!!

LS, Kinda crunchy wife to DH, mama to DS(5/2007) & one sweet little girl due May 2010,
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Beautiful pictures!!! Looks like it was a magical birth. Congratulations!

Michelle Mama to Lucy 9/07
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Gorgeous! Congrats!!

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