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April 23, 2016

Colorado Springs Home Birth || Welcome Evangeline

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I’ve been anticipating the arrival of this little one for months – and when her mama asked me to be there for her Colorado Springs home birth, I was over the moon!

For WEEKS I sprinted to my phone every time it rang and slept with it right next to my pillow. So when Emily called me just after midnight on March 23, I was pretty much half way out the door before she even told me she was in labor.

Emily, the world’s most fabulous doula, knows a lot about birth and babies. She’s helped many, many moms and dads bring their little ones into the world. I was so honored and excited to be a part of the team of people that would be there for her as she welcomed her own little girl.  She chose a home birth and was attended by her wise and compassionate midwife, Tara, her husband, her sister, and two friends.

Emily labored all night and Evangeline Kindle Mary Osburn was born just as the sun was rising — and at the very beginning of one of Colorado Springs’s most epic blizzards!

I love this family and am excited to watch Evangeline grow up alongside her bother and sister and alongside my own two kids. Welcome to the world, little one! Colorado springs home birthgetting ready for babybaby nursery with birdshome birth with midwife Colorado birth photographycolorado springs home birthhusband supporting during birthcolorado springs home birthcolorado springs birth photographymidwife tara stephencolorado springs home birthColorado springs birth photography sister watching birthColorado springs home birth photographyHusband proud of wife after birthnewly born baby Colorado springs birth photographycolorado springs birth photography colorado springs midwifecolorado springs midwifeColorado springs home birthColorado birth photographybaby weighed by midwifedad admiring newborn baby mom admiring newborn baby cat admiring newborn baby home birth photography Colorado springs newborn photography Colorado springs lifestyle newborn

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