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Olympia Birth Photographer | Walker’s Birth Story | Providence St. Peter Hospital

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As a birth photographer, one of the first questions I’m often asked is if I have any kids. After responding with a “not yet,” it’s always followed how do you feel about it after being in a birth…do you still want kids? My answer is always…of course…more than ever!! I feel so honored to be able to witness such incredible experiences and the knowledge they have taught me is invaluable as a woman, friend, future-mother and photographer. The amazing moments that follow even the hardest labors only make the journey that much more incredible. If I could be just half as phenomenal and strong as the moms I photograph, I would be pretty darn impressed with myself. Just thinking about their perseverance and the love they have for their little ones gives me tingles down my spine.

At the beginning of this week, I got to be part of Angela’s team as she welcomed her first baby into the world at Providence St. Peter hospital in Olympia. She and Nathan kept the gender a surprise and opposing all of our guesses, welcomed a beautiful baby boy into the world. Walker threw us all a curve ball and arrived larger than expected, eight pounds and eleven ounces! He was so happy to stretch out his toes with all the extra room the outside world offers. Sorry in advance guys, I’m going to overwhelm you with baby feet!

Angela and Nathan, the love between you was incredible before Walker arrived, I imagine it’s even stronger now. What an inspiration you two are! Thank you for choosing me to be your birth photographer and congratulations to you both. I hope you’re enjoying every second with him and I can’t wait to see how he continues to exceed all of our expectations. 😉

Baby Walker, welcome to the world. This is your birth story.

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  1. Laura Ryan

    June 12th, 2016 at 5:31 pm

    Megan, you keep blowing me away with your ability to capture the rawest, most genuine, moments at births. Beautifully documented! Congratulations to the new parents on welcoming your baby boy! He’s absolutely precious!

  2. Casey

    June 14th, 2016 at 5:48 pm

    What a beautiful birth you captured at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington. You have a special gift as an Olympia Birth Photographer and have given this family such beautiful memories to look back on!

  3. Adrien Craven

    June 14th, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    What amazing images of a birth at Providence St. Peter in Olympia Washington! These photos will be such a treasure.

  4. Christine D

    June 16th, 2016 at 2:09 am

    There is nothing like giving birth and meeting your new baby! I wish birth photography had been a thing when I had my kids. I would love to have images that are as gorgeous as these to look back on! I really felt the whole story here. And Olympia, Washington’s newest resident is pretty cute!

  5. Kathy

    June 17th, 2016 at 2:49 am

    The miracle of child birth never ceases to amaze me! It is the most amazing thing and how wonderful that you are able to provide lasting memories of such a special occasion for your clients. Gorgeous photos, Megan. Looking though them brings tears to my eyes!

  6. Jenny

    June 17th, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    Amazing job capturing heartfelt moments they will remember forever!

  7. Jenny Storment

    June 18th, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    Wow Megan this Olympia birth really hit home. I actually got emotional looking at these thinking about my own daughter being born. You did such a great job. Congratulations on their first beautiful baby boy.

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