Amy is in the throes of labor. It won’t be long now before this family meets their new little one. It’s hard enough to be in labor without knowing a couple is counting on you. We feel for this woman who is sharing everything for this moment.
Hilde Awaits the Birth
Mom Hilde arrives ready to meet her baby. We can only imagine the excitement and anxiety she must be feeling. Nine months is such a long time to wait, especially for someone who’s struggled and longed to be a mom.
Christian Already Looks Like a Proud Dad
Christian expectantly awaits the arrival of his little one. He can’t help but grin as he prepares for this whole journey to unfold. His world will never be the same again and he can’t wait for it to begin.
Baby Julie Arrives
Baby Julie arrives with her arms outstretched ready to greet everyone who’s waited nine months (and longer, no doubt) to meet her. Just perfect. Look at her mouth wide open. What a priceless shot!
A Powerful Embrace
Hilde’s expression says so much. She seems to be in disbelief. The moment she’s been waiting for is here. The new mom is flooded with emotion, and photographer Gen captures it all beautifully.
An Up-Close Peek
Dad and Amy share a look at Julie who is so new and tiny. Though we can’t see their faces, we’re sure they’re in awe of this small wonder they all brought into the world together.
Dad Gets a Hug
Dad and the woman who made it all possible share an embrace. You can feel his gratitude; it’s palpable.
A First Cuddle
Fresh out of the womb, Hilde gets an opportunity to hold her new daughter. The intimacy of this shot is so beautiful. The surrogate looks on. What an exquisite, precious gift.
Mom & Surrogate Share an Embrace
You can see the genuine affection these women have for one another. While we don’t know the entire story of what led to the surrogate carrying this infant, you can feel their connection through the photo. Amazing.
Something tells us it’s going to be a good long while before anyone puts this adorable newborn down! Hilde looks like a natural! Her smile is pure joy.
The Whole Family Unites
Baby Julie’s arrival brought this whole family together. What an amazing celebration of life and love. Welcome to the world, Julie — you’ve got an awful lot of people who adore you already.