There are few times in life when women are expected to be ‘natural.’ In fact, it’s generally the opposite.
Shave your legs. Dye away your greys. Put make-up on. Don’t age for Christ’s sake, you monster.
But when it comes to giving birth, suddenly the push goes in the opposite direction.
Women who opt for cesareans are still unfairly judged for not doing it the right way, as one new mum found out from her birth photographer.
The unnamed woman shared a screenshot of a troubling exchange with her photographer, who refused to DO HER JOB and shoot a C-section.
This is not okay would love to know who this photographer is! 😡😡😡😡😡😡 !Moms who have had a C-section you're just as much…
“I had no idea birth photographers discriminated [against] people for how they birth their babies,” the mother wrote.
“A surgery isn’t a birth, my dear,” the photographer spat back.
“You are having a surgery to remove your baby from your abdomen. That is not a birth no matter how you swing it and I for one don’t want to be there to take pictures of it.”
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