VBAC Homebirth {Las Vegas Birth Photographer}

I was awakened at 3:00am by my phone ringing. I knew exactly who it was, and I was excited! At nearly 42 weeks, I'm sure Jamie & friends were beginning to think she has the gestation of an elephant. :) I was pretty sure the baby would come sometime this weekend, but I'm glad for Jamie's sake that he came today and not Sunday night!

4:17am Waiting for the birth pool to get filled.
4:41am The warm water feels sooooo good to Jamie.
Big brother and Grandma watch the action in the pool. Brother woke up around 4:00am and didn't go back to sleep! He was in & out of the room, but he was able to be right there to great his new little brother.
5:22am Being in the warm water helped Jamie relax & progress rather quickly.
6:09am After pushing in the birth pool for a while, Jamie needed a change of position & surroundings, so we moved to her bedroom. She looks so peaceful right here, you wouldn't expect her to push the baby out in the next few minutes! But that's exactly what happened!!
6:14 am - Holding her new little boy. After having a cesarean with her first son, birthing this baby was a new experience for Jamie. When the baby was out, Jamie was so elated and kept saying "I did it! I DID IT!! I can't believe I did it!" Jamie was incredible.

Baby with Grandma, and Baby with Dad.
This little boy is not so little! He weighs 10 pounds, is 22 inches long, and has a 15 inch head circumference.

Welcome to the family!
While she labored, Jamie was supported & loved by her husband, her mother, doula Naomi O'Callaghan, midwife Margie Dacko, and photographer Jessica Benson.

Lara  – (April 30, 2010 at 4:39 PM)  

I LOVE the picture of Jamie holding her baby for the first time! I love her look, she has amazement, love and joy written all over her face. Good job, Jamie!

Krysten –   – (April 30, 2010 at 6:50 PM)  

Jamie is a good friend of mine & I am so proud of her!! From the moment she decided to do this she committed to it with courage & conviction and with the support of her husband, family & friends!! Way to go, Jamie!! We are so proud of you & so happy for all of you!! He's beautiful & you're a champ!! The pictures were just beautiful, too!
Luv u, Krysten

The Irons  – (May 1, 2010 at 9:35 AM)  

jessica the pictures are amazing as usual! and way to go mama!!! he's adorable :)

Jeanette  – (May 3, 2010 at 10:41 AM)  

I love these photo sessions. What a great idea.

Emily  – (May 9, 2010 at 4:27 PM)  

Wow. Thank you for sharing your experience and happy moment with us.

Your photographer did a fabulous job taking tastefulness pictures.

I would love to have pictures like that at my next birth.

Congratulations.

blogrock  – (May 12, 2010 at 9:13 PM)  

wow jess i can really see your passion here..

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Specializing in Las Vegas birth photography and newborn photography. Jessica B is also available for weddings and portrait sessions.

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