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Pregnant couple hold hands in front of the sunset during their maternity photography session with ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

When Birth Workers Wear a Belly

If you are a birth worker like me, you must know that there comes a time in life when it’s your turn to lean over your community of birth gurus and ask for support during your child’s birth.

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In this colorful and delicate image created by ArtShaped Photography and Birth service we witness the love and support of dad during the birth of his daughter as he holds her hand in between birth surges.

Birth vs Open Water Swimming

I recently had the honor of interviewing a good friend over dinner, Gino, an open ocean swimmer and one of the few members of WOWSA (World Open Water Swimming Association) aspiring to take home the organization’s Triple Crown Award.

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Prengant mother walks the Santa Monica Pier shore holding her belly while the sun sets behind her. Image captured by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

Mother’s Love.

Why is there such a huge discrepancy between medical school midwifery practices? Yes, the two curricula differ in time, notions, beliefs or lack of, but most and above all they are different in the way they treat mothers.

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Mom and Dad lay on the bed holding their newborn baby in the middle of their embrace in this colorful image captured by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services.

The Importance of Sleep

During the post partum period, there are so many factors that need to be taken in consideration in order to support mom and her new baby, but also the whole expanded family.

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Couple holding their newborn baby in bed. Dog greeting baby too. Photographed by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services in Los Angeles.
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The birth of a Family.

The birth of a baby is the birth of a family. As portraied in this blog story by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

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Color image of woman checking out her newborn baby as she peels off the amniotic sac from her body. Man wearing a surgical mask holds her and her baby born almost en-caul. they are all in the birth tub filled up with water and blood streaming.
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Almost En-caul.

Blog post about the practice of cord burning ceremony right after birth in Los Angeles and photographed by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services.

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Newborn makes cute face right after birth in Los Angeles with ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services
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Cord burning ceremony.

Blog post about the practice of cord burning ceremony right after birth in Los Angeles and photographed by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services.

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How to birth a the time of covid-19
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Birth in the time of Covid-19

Birth in the time of Covid-19 in Los Angeles. Helpful tips to navigate your birth during this time of uncertainty from yours truly ArtShaped Photography

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