My Turn…So Soon!?!

I couldn’t figure out a way to shoot my own birth photos, so I enlisted the help of my doula, Stephanie McKinnon, of Beautiful Beginnings. Not only, did Stefanie do a wonderful job of advocating for us during our birth by reminding us of options like jumping in the shower and trying different positions and comfort measures, but she also brings a camera to each of her client’s births.

I did manage to take a few photos before and after, but once again I had to leave the majority of photographic control in someone else’s hands. Stefanie graciously agreed to put her 35mm 1:1.8 lens on my Nikon D90 so I would have all the raw images and be able to process them how I chose. What you are seeing here is a collaboration of our efforts.

The following are some of my favourite (internet appropriate) shots.

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My only medical intervention

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Harrison did a fabulous job supporting me

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Maverick’s umbilical cord had what’s known as a “true knot”

LOVE!

LOVE!

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Daddy cutting the cord

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One of my absolute favourites and my November submission to Clickin Moms for Me & My Kid(s) project

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Examining our newest boy

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Oh, my friend, you better not be camera shy!

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He loves me…and Movember

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Maverick Anderson Wolfe made his debut at 5:47 am on Saturday, November 22nd, which also happens to be his big brother Kane’s birthday (AKA his time-traveling twin, according to their Uncle Brendan!) Maverick was born at 35 weeks and 5 days and weighed 7 lbs 5 oz. He was able to go home the very next day and has been getting used to life with the Wolfe Pack.

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I love the way Maverick is looking up at his dad. You can just see the trouble they are going to get into!

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Our doula, Stefanie, of Beautiful Beginnings

Thanks again to Stefanie and the staff of the Royal Alex Hospital.

3 thoughts on “My Turn…So Soon!?!

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