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From the edge of Kawah Ijen
Central Park
Sunrise over Borobudur
Fireworks at midnight
nighttime over Papuma beach, Java, Indonesia
winter Sunset
Caves lit by colored lights in Guilin
Caves at Mulu National Park
The Last drop
Sunset over Kuala Lumpur
The window
A husband supporting his wife during childbirth and labor
fisherman on Li river
Resting between contractions: A moment of peace
Joyous fun
At Karla
Village mother
Waterbirth in the Philippines: Final stages of labor
Colors of life
Arab Woman inside Grand Mosque
Her Favorite Pet
Bada tribe with pet
Kid On A Leash
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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.

TAGS: Birth, Family, Philippines, Strength

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Taytay, Rizal, Philippines
Member since 2015
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© Isabell Steinert.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
Total Views: 217
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 14, 2015, 8:48 a.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f1.6
ISO: ISO800
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