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15 Raw Birth Photos That Show The Sensitive Side Of Dads

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It’s not always the mother, but also fathers that go through a mix of emotions such as anxiety, concern, and worry as their wives go into the delivery room.
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The much awaited moment arrives, and the way they react to the arrival of their babies is priceless. Some show an incredible amount of support and care as they are allowed in to be by the partner’s side. These pictures tell you the fathers’ stories.

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A dad who was severely injured in an accident in Afghanistan just three months before the second baby’s birth finds a way to help and support his wife.

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This father knew exactly how to support his partner without she having to tell him what to do. It was like being telepathic.

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This mother is in the transition phase of intense pain without any use of epidural or pain medication. Even though the doula is present, her true anchor is her husband.

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This dad was angry and sad that his wife had gone through 20-plus hours of excruciating induced labor without anesthesia because the only anesthesiologist on call was tied up in a long surgery. There was also a complication of placing an epidural because that resulted in leaking her spinal fluid. The couple had three pregnancy losses before this, and it made him wonder the ordeals his wife had to go through. But this time, the man wanted them to win!

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This dad catches his son as soon as he is born in water. These two were deeply connected through the labor process.

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This dad who was by his wife’s side for a long labor took a quick nap and was woken up at 2 am by the midwife. He eagerly delivered his beautiful baby boy!

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This couple chose not to know the gender of their baby before it arrived. So this moment when the father got to tell his wife they had a perfect little girl was worth capturing!

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The mother of this father waiting outside the OR doors with the photographer when she saw her son walk out with the newborn in his hands. He had tears streaming down his face as he kept repeating, “She’s perfect! She’s just so perfect, Mom!”

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Fathers play a pivotal role during C-sections as displayed by this dad who provided comfort and a calming touch to his wife and his newborn baby boy.

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This dad provides the first skin-to-skin contact to his firstborn twin boy in the OR after the NICU nurses attended to him.

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This dad and his newborn are up for a chat!

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This daddy helped deliver his son born en caul during a home water birth.

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This home birth brings the couple’s second daughter into the world. It’s complete happiness!

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This was the couple’s sixth child, so the father is aware of cutting the cord. However, he is still seeking guidance from the midwife. All their other children (sons) were there as they watched their little sister arrive. It was truly a family moment.

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This couple had waited for several years for a baby. Eventually, it happened, and the father has happy tears. As his sister waited outside the OR, she could hear him cry from in there. And when they saw him a moment later, they found him in tears of joy.

Credits:MomJunction

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CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.