Hearing about the BirthWorks project through Mum’s work as a midwife, I first met this wonderful family at the birth of their first child, in hospital. With excitement and hope I was contacted to photograph the very quick, quiet and peaceful delivery of Nancy, who was delivered at home.

There is one quote that I steal from a wonderful writer B. Andreas that sums up the birth of their daughter, for this inspiring family.

“She softened gradually melting in the light of the sun, all the while thinking o, this is what it’s like to be a planet and suddenly, it was over and the universe had expanded by one.”

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