Being asked to photograph the birth of a child is an amazing and touching request. When Bri and Kris met with Heidi, Mitch, and their son Grant in January, we knew it was a good fit. Although Molly wasn't due to be born until March 10th, she decided to join us earlier on February 23rd. We got the first text from Heidi at 12:22am letting us know her water had broke. We stayed by the phone for the next few hours checking in to see how the contractions were going, and at 7:35am we got the text that Heidi and Mitch were headed to the hospital.
Packing a camera bag, water, and snacks, Bri and Kris arrived at the hospital at 8am expecting a long day. Molly had other plans however and arrived shortly before 9am after just one push. Weighing 5lb 13 oz and 18.5 inches long, Molly is the most calm newborn we've had the pleasure of welcoming to the world. She only cried for about a minute after birth, then snuggled close to Heidi and Mitch for the rest of the morning. Molly didn't even fuss when Mitch put on her first t-shirt.
Take a look at Molly's birth story below.