{Welcome Samuel} – Atlanta/Alpharetta Birth and Pregnancy Photographer

I had the honor of capturing the P Families home birth on Monday morning.  She was almost three days past her due date and we were just waiting for the moment for Samuel to make his appearance. I got the call on Sunday evening that she thought she might be in labor, and sure enough 4:45am Monday morning my phone was ringing.

By the time I arrived she was in full swing and ready to get in the pool.  This being her second labor she was a pro and so brave. As we all watched in amazement, out came her beautiful baby boy Samuel.

Now seeing the size of Leslie you would think that he would be small and petite like his mama.  Much to our surprise he is going to be a linebacker weighing in at 10lbs 2ozs.  Wow, is all I could say.  

Little Samuel was perfect, though he did give us a scare with the cord being wrapped around his neck three times. He was perfect! 

Thanks to the P Family for letting me capture the moment and letting me be apart of this special time in your life! 

Welcome to the World Samuel! 


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  • LeslieApril 15, 2009 - 5:32 pm

    Those are so amazing, Laura. There are just no words. I really appreciate you being there to capture those precious memories.

  • SharonApril 15, 2009 - 6:49 pm

    As always Laura…beautiful and breathtaking!

  • Jessica FApril 15, 2009 - 7:08 pm

    Holy cow Laura, this is amazing. What a gorgeous, gorgeous memory of an amazing birth!

  • KendraApril 15, 2009 - 8:07 pm

    Incredible, Laura. Amazing shots. I am in awe. Congrats, Leslie and family!

  • SSBApril 15, 2009 - 9:18 pm

    What a beautiful event and such beautiful photos to match. Excellent captures Laura! And Leslie – you do beautiful work too! Congrats on your precious baby boy.

  • JolieApril 16, 2009 - 1:28 am

    Truly AMAZING to me. Great captures. Congrats to mom and dad!

  • TrudieApril 16, 2009 - 1:29 am

    WOW. If you could see my tears……….

  • TamaraApril 16, 2009 - 1:43 am

    BEAUTIFUL! I am in tears of joy for those two! Great Capture. I only wish I had pictures like this of my 4 children!

  • MelissaApril 16, 2009 - 12:26 am

    Beautiful and so emotional! You did a great job capturing Samuel’s birth.

  • Lisa KryschukApril 16, 2009 - 2:35 am

    Oh Laura, that was amazing…what a wonderful job, beautifully done! Congrats to the new family!

  • MichelleApril 16, 2009 - 2:41 am

    Simply amazing!

  • JessicaApril 16, 2009 - 4:13 am

    Wow, how cool is that! I love these, so beautiful. He’s a big boy, but so cute! Great job Mama Leslie and Laura! 🙂

  • Justine MillerApril 16, 2009 - 2:54 am

    GREAT job laura.. what a special series of moments you got to witness!

  • Jill RainsApril 16, 2009 - 3:16 am

    That was awesome, Laura!! There’s just something about home births that make me smile.

  • Shannon TreadwayApril 16, 2009 - 5:04 pm

    Awesome job!!! Those are amazing!!!!

  • melissa zihlmanApril 16, 2009 - 8:10 pm

    Awesome!! What a beautiful series of images!

  • Beth RossApril 16, 2009 - 8:24 pm

    Laura, these images are beautiful. You captured such pain, emotion, happiness and love. They will treasure these forever.

  • JenApril 17, 2009 - 2:26 pm

    you are so talented!

  • MeganApril 17, 2009 - 3:58 pm

    Birth photography is so cool. Great job!

  • BeccaApril 17, 2009 - 7:40 pm

    Laura , these are so beautiful… I’m sure Mom and dad will always treasure these shots.

  • AnneMarieZApril 17, 2009 - 10:55 pm

    spectacular…. you captured soo much!

  • Kim HillApril 19, 2009 - 1:01 pm

    What a privilege to be a part of such a personal and momentous occasion for this family. Gorgeous images!

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  • jenniferApril 19, 2009 - 9:32 pm

    that was absolutely beautiful, what a wonderful experience to be there and apart of, Im sure they are so greatful to have you be there and they will love these images, thanks for sharing with us

  • SheyApril 19, 2009 - 11:21 pm

    so emotional!!! Love this! Awesome job – you brought tears to my eyes!

  • LorieApril 23, 2009 - 2:00 pm

    Oh I can’t get over the beauty in these pictures. I am so happy for Leslie and her family. Oh, I just cried watching these, happy tears! Laura, you are so blessed to be a part of such a magical time for families!

  • Laura BrettApril 23, 2009 - 2:43 pm

    Thanks everyone for the beautiful comments, Leslie was such an inspiration. I am so blessed to be apart of such a special moment!

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