13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A husband supporting his wife during childbirth and labor

The picture was taken at a birthing home in the Philippines and is part of a series about childbirth that aims to show the strength and beauty of a mother during labor. It meant a lot to the mother to have her husband with her. She is resting in his arms between contractions.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Taytay, Philippines
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Isabell Steinert