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TOP BIRTH PHOTOGRAPHER SELENA ROLLASON ON C-SECTION BIRTHS

 

Selena Rollason, the current Professional Birth Photographer of the Year, makes a stand against a US photographer who shamed a potential client after finding out she was scheduled for a C-section saying it wasn’t “a real birth”.

 

 

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BIRTH PHOTOGRAPHERS BIRTH STORY

 

Melbourne-based Lacey Barratt says her “fourth and final” birth was the most challenging. The two things she says she wanted more than anything was a longer labour – as her three previous births have been in under two hours from start to finish – and to birth at least 7 days before her mum who was due three days before her. She managed to do both. 

 

 

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POSTNATAL CARE PLANS - WHY DO I NEED ONE? 

Professional birth photographer Lacey Barratt, who has just had her fourth baby, says we spend so much time preparing for our birth, that we completely disregard postpartum care. She says we spend our entire pregnancy caring for ourselves antenatally, that we forget to even think about our impending postpartum period. Being postpartum is one of the most vulnerable times in a woman's life and so it must be treated as such. 

 

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