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03/03/2015 02:07 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

11 Photos That Show Birth Is Beautiful, No Matter What Method You Choose

The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers announced today the winners of its annual "Image of the Year Competition." According to the IAPBP website, a panel of judges selected the winners based a point system that measures "technicality, emotionality, and composition." From water births to C-sections, all the contest entries show that despite the different birth plans parents follow, the moment a child comes into the world is beautiful, emotional and indescribable.

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Contest Winners

To see some of the other stunning contest entries, keep scrolling and check out the International Association of Birth Photographers website.

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Birth Photography Contest Entries

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