Photographer Paula Galvão, from Natal, Brazil, captures the special first moments in a 𝑏𝑎𝑏𝑦’s life. Meanwhile, one moving picture shows a woman in the hours before giving 𝐛𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡, kneeling on the floor and holding onto her partner for support while having contractions. Paula, 39, started taking pictures like this after giving 𝐛𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡 to her own daughter, Ingrid, now 17. She said she works all hours of the day because the 𝑏𝑎𝑏𝑦 can come anywhere, anytime, but feels ‘very happy and fulfilled by her job,’ explaining how ‘every 𝐛𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡 brings a different emotion’.
Photographer Paula Galvão, from Natal, Brazil, shared these incredible images taken in the delivery room, including the doctors delivering this 𝑏𝑎𝑏𝑦 via C-Sᴇᴄᴛɪᴏɴ.
Another touching photograph shows a new𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 touching her mother’s head as they meet for the first time.
The photographs also show the stages leading up to 𝐛𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡, including this photo of a woman on the floor while having contractions, holding on to her partner for support
This incredible shot shows a 𝑏𝑎𝑏𝑦 emerging while still in the amniotic sac, while being delivered by C-section
One intimate image shows a mother meeting her new𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 for the first time, moments after giving 𝐛𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡
This powerful shot shows a crying 𝑏𝑎𝑏𝑦 shortly after being 𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧, with the ᴜᴍʙɪʟɪᴄᴀʟ cord still alive.
A photo showing a new𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 being held for the first time wearing a small hat.
Another sweet image shows a nurse combing a new𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 with thick curls.
A cute image showing a new𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐧 𝑏𝑎𝑏𝑦 with a full head of hair enjoying a nap.