Best birth photo winners announced for 2020

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Best birth photos 2020

Breathtaking moments captured during and after birth have been recognised as part of this year’s International Association of Professional Birth Photographers Image Competition. And once again, Australian birth photographers are among the winners.

The annual IAPBP competition celebrates birth photography in all its glory, with entries flooding in from all over the world. Categories include labour, delivery, postpartum and birth details, as well as a members’ choice category.

These are the images that will bring back every emotion of the journey that is birth. Here are the winners of the 2020 International Association of Professional Birth Photographers Image Competition.

First Place Winner: A Moment of Silence

A moment of silence birth photo

via Jessica Vink of VI-Photography

Best In Category Birth Details: Warrior

Warrior birth photo

via Bree Garcia of J&B Photography, LLC

Best In Category Fresh 48: Denial

Denial birth photo

via Natalie Weber of Natalie Zepp Photography

Best In Category Postpartum: Vernix Constellation

Vernix Constellation birth photo

via Kristy Visscher of Kinship by Kristy

Best In Category Delivery: Unmasking The Many Layers of Birth

Unmasking the many layers of birth photo

via Alexandria Mooney of Alexandria Mooney Photography

Best In Category Labour: Morning Light Creeps In

Morning light birth photo

via Shea Long of Coastal Lifestyles Photography

Members’ Choice Best In Category: Ring of Fire

Ring of fire birth photo

via Katie Torres of Your Story – Professional Birth Services

Honourable Mentions

On The Day You Were Born

On the day you were born birth photo

via Sarah Maverick of Sarah Maverick Photography

Unplanned, Furious and Free

Unplanned birth photo

via Bree Garcia of J&B Photography LLC

She Watches Them

She watches them birth photo

via Ashley Marston of Ashley Marston Photography


Fresh birth photo

via Brittney Hogue of Brittney Hogue Birth, Baby, Family

In It Together

In it together birth photo

via Lori Martinez of Lori Martinez Photography

Dance With me On The Long Walk

Dance with me on the long walk birth photo

via Kate Carlton of Kate Carlton Photography

Holding Two Sons

Holding two sons birth photo

via Lindsey Ellis of L.E. Ellis Photography


Breech birth photo
via Cindy Willems of Birth Day geboortefotografie

Colostrum Drunk

Colostrum drunk birth photo

via Shea Long of Coastal Lifestyles Photography

We’ve Got You Baby

We've got you baby birth photo

via Belle Verdiglione of Belle Verdiglione Photography

In Between

In between birth photo

via Daniela Justus of Daniela Justus Fotografia


Silence birth photo

via Evelien Koote of Love & Little Birth Photography

Overflowing Love

Overflowing love birth photo

via Barbara Aviz of BÁRBARA AVIZ

Paradise FoundParadise found birth photo


Reactions birth photo
via Paulina Splechta of Paulina Splechta Birth Photography and Films

A Dramatic Entrance

A dramatic entrance birth photo
via Dania Watson of Lauren + Douglas

Milagre Da Vida

Milagre Da Vida birth photo

via Jana Brasil of JanaBrasil Fotografia

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