Sunday, January 1, 2017

Elizabeth "Ellie" Jane, A Birth Story: Nashville Birth Photographer {Middle TN Birth Photographer}

What better way to spend the last day of 2016 than watching new life enter the world?

I got the call about 6:55AM yesterday that Liz & Kyle were heading to the hospital. It was raining, cold, and quiet.

When I got to Liz's room, she was in the midst of transition and trying to get into her zone. This mama is a warrior. She was roaring her way through her contractions and trying to relax in between, but they were not giving her much of a break.

She did not want to be touched, but eventually allowed her mom and husband to provide a little bit of support. 

It was a fast labor without medication and even though Liz expressed she wasn't sure how she was going to do this, she was a champion.

Liz and Kyle didn't know whether they were having a boy or girl, so when this baby came out we all encouraged Liz to look and see who she was was working so hard to meet. Her instinct was right--it was a girl!

After some contemplation, it was announced that her name would be Elizabeth "Ellie" Jane. 

Congratulations, Liza & Kyle! Thank you for letting me document Ellie's entrance into the world. There is nothing more special and I feel so grateful that you trusted me to capture her first breaths and your first meeting. I can't wait to see you all again next week and see Hughes with his baby sister!

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