If you think more women are opting for natural and home births lately, you’re not wrong. Not only does forgoing drugs and a hospital bed save money and, some say, help in a speedier recovery, but for those who’ve experienced natural and home births, welcoming a baby in a less-austere environment is often a bit sweeter.
Natural and home births are becoming so common, in fact, that even celebrity moms are jumping on the bandwagon.
Über-celebrity Barbie is known for many things — her tiny waist, many careers, on-again, off-again relationship with Ken, dream house — but a natural, at-home birth has never been among the items on her life resume. Until now. It’s not that Mattel has come out with a new Barbie — it’s that the existing one has expanded her repertoire to include natural, home-birther.
Professional birth and maternity photographer Katie Moore was granted exclusive privileges to document Barbie’s natural, at-home birth (which we first saw on FeatureShoot.com), and she’s shared some of the photos with Babble.
Take a look:
For a look at more of Barbie’s birth photos, visit BeachBirthPhotography.com
All images used with permission from Katie Moore
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