13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Waterbirth in the Philippines: Final stages of 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. In this specific moment the mother was in the final stages of labor and the husband was working through every contraction with her.

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