Luckily, she also notes that it's "only happened a handful of times.
As a birth professional, not just a photographer, I find this to be very frustrating," she says. In those instances, she gives the mother's partner or nurse a quick photography lesson and sends the camera off with them.
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Birth is birth! Although you only see her hands, you can still feel her excitement.
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My then 4-year-old watched her brother go from an ambulance to the ICU," Burge, mom to three kids, wrote.
Burge wrote that even though Aubrey couldn't fully understand why her "outgoing" brother was now a "quiet, sick, and very sleepy little boy" and why they couldn't do the same activities they once did, her parents still kept her in the loop. The most important thing is to show that they are taken care of regardless of the situation," the mom wrote. She always takes care of him. Waking up to throw up. Standing by her brothers side and rubbing his back while he gets sick.