Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest

The Birth Becomes Her photo contest comprises five categories chronicling the different points of pregnancy and beyond.

The divisions include maternity, labor, birth, fresh/postpartum, and breastfeeding; each category has first, second, and third place winners, as well as a People’s Choice award.

This year, the competition received nearly 1,000 entries from photographers around the world. The winning images are an honest and nuanced view of families’ lives, from times of joy to times of challenge.

Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Laura Wando / Laura Cate Photography · Before the Cut
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Christina Benton · Stir Fry
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Kayla Gonzales / Austin Birth Photos · Postpartum Uncensored
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Rebecca Coursey-Rugh · Nowhere and Everywhere
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Veronika Richardson / Fox Valley Birth and Baby · Tranquility
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Neely Ker-Fox · Fist Bump for Mom
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Lacey Barratt · Rebirth
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Gabriella Hunt · A Hush Fell Over The Crowd
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Caroline Devulder · Transition to Earth
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Melissa Benzel · Staying Afloat
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Dominique Lamontagne · Caught in Between Worlds
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Esther Edith · Three Souls Labor As One
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Ashley Marston · Labor by Candlelight
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Selena Rollason / Brisbane Birth Photography · Half Born and Already Reaching for Mama
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Cory Janiak / Ebb and Flow Photography · Within Reach
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Deborah Elenter / NEO Photography · Success
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Veronika Richardson / Fox Valley Birth and Baby · This is VBAC
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Jen Conway · This is what a Goddess Looks Like
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Vanessa Mendez · A Mother’s Love
Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest
Marijke Thoen / Marijke Thoen Geboortefotografie · Stunning Siblings First Encounter

Stunning Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest