One Mom’s Pics After Giving Birth Will Leave You Speechless
The whole process of starting a family and completing one is full of roller coaster emotions. Having a first baby, second baby or another child is one of life’s great experiences. Moms and dads everywhere know that being pregnant and giving birth can be full of wonder and amazement. Bringing a child into the world is an incredible process. One woman discovered this firsthand. She documented the process of having a second child. Watch her as she finds out what all parents eventually learn. She finds herself stunned as she looks at her new baby.
1. Her Growing Belly
Kim Guiley always knew she wanted to be a mom. She loved babies even as a small child. As she grew up, she was determined to have a family of her own. She was delighted when she got pregnant. Having a baby and watching it grow made her feel very happy as this picture clearly shows.
2. Mom and Daughter
Kim Guiley knows all about childbearing. It’s even her profession. She’s a trained doula. These are people who assist women as they give birth. Their purpose is to help women have the best birthing experience possible. Here she is with her own adored daughter during her third pregnancy after a prior miscarriage.
3. After the Miscarriage
After the miscarriage, Kim was afraid to get pregnant again. When she did get pregnant, she and her husband made an important decision about the baby. Many people know that they can find out the baby’s gender early into a pregnancy. Kim and her husband decided they simply did not want to know if the baby was a boy or girl.
4. Hazel About To Be a Big Sister
Her first child was a girl. They named her Hazel. Hazel is a sturdy toddler as can be seen here. She rests her small hands against her mom’s beautiful and growing belly. You can already see how much she loves the baby her mom is going to soon bring into the world.
5. Was it a Girl?
She was convinced it was a girl through much of her pregnancy. As a childbirth attendant, she knew that girls tended to result from pregnancies that had more difficult symptoms. She’s seen it with her own patients over the years. She looked at her growing belly and spent many months wondering about it.
6. The Joys of Childbearing
One thing Kim thought about a lot was how much she wanted a boy. She’d been the big sister in her own home. As the big sister, she had a lot of fun with this position. She loved the thought of her own little girl becoming a big sister to a baby brother.
7. Getting Into Delivery Mode
It’s not easy to get ready to give birth. Even as an experienced doula, Kim found that her pregnancy sapped her energy. When the time came to give birth, she had to summon every single ounce of strength she could find to help push out her baby. It was a tiring and exhausting process.
8. About to Start
Labor can take time and effort. Even many second time mothers may not have an easy labor and delivery. This proved true for Kim. As her due date approached, she spent many hours trying to keep up her strength. Her aim was to give birth easily and make sure her child was as healthy as possible.
9. The Baby’s Going to Come
While Kim wanted to give birth in a hospital, as her child was about to come into the world, it had other ideas. Her water started to break and she was soon in hard labor. It was clear that she was going to give birth and give birth really, really quickly so it would indeed be a home birth.
10. Letting Her Body Work
As the early part of her labor continued, she knew that she had to find the concentration she needed to listen to her body. Fortunately, she had lots of help along the way. A labor ball can help women with pain as they go through labor. She turned to it for relief during childbirth.
11. Her Labor at an End
After hours of labor, it was all finally at an end. She finally had a second child. The thoughts raced through her mind as she looked at the baby in her arms for the first time. She wondered many things but she was mostly relieved that her ordeal was finally over.
12. Seeing Her Baby
When the baby was finally born, Kim and her husband at last learned the sex of the second baby. They captured the moment on tape and then posted it for all to see. As her face demonstrated in this picture, she’s both surprised an truly delighted upon finding out the sex of her new, second child.
13. A Moment of Intense Emotion
When she was handed the baby, she also looked closely at the baby. It was then she realized she had given birth to a boy. Her happiness at doing so is captured on her face here as she looks at her son for first time. She’s clearly overjoyed with having the brother for her daughter.
14. A Happy Mommy and Baby
Here she poses with her newborn son. Kim has been finding the transition from one child to two children tough but she’s very happy. She and husband Travis and daughter Hazel now have a new family member to love and adore. Her story has a truly happy ending, the ending she had always wanted in life.