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"Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation. Where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body a miracle of wisdom."

~ Harriette Hartigan

One year ago today, Agatha Wren Sue was born. I have shared her story and many photos on this blog previously, but today I’m sharing her birth FILM by my friend and doula-tographer, Annica. Watching this today has brought up so many feelings. I’m mostly just so filled with gratitude. The Birth of Agatha Wren […]

my birth stories (film) :: agatha wren sue

July 25, 2021

Between her first birth and this one, Leigh Ann began working as an admin assistant for the midwife who also attended all of my births, and as a result has gotten even deeper into the world of all things birth. She’s opened herself up in new ways, learned so much, and entered into this birth […]

birth film :: brecken thomas

January 29, 2019

Before I launch right in to the amazing goodness that awaits us here, let me begin by saying that somehow this Grand Rapids birth photographer and videographer has NO births scheduled for October or November! I’m not sure how it happened, and truthfully, I’m willing to accept that my good father God knows that I […]

birth photography :: eloise johanna

August 22, 2018

This spring I took a leap, and signed up to take a birth films class with Monet Nicole. Though the cameras I shoot with have HD video capabilities, it always seemed like an intimidating feature. Even when I could figure out how to take short clips that looked OK-ish,  I had no idea what to […]

birth :: merrick

June 12, 2018

Brooke Collier is a holist doula, christian birthkeeper, and birth photographer serving Grand rapids, MI and West Michigan and offering childbirth education around the world.

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