13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Resting between contractions: A moment of peace

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. In this specific moment the woman was resting to regain energy for the final stages of labor.

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