Birth Stories

From northern Virginia...all told with joy! What will your story be? 

Moment of birth, with  Heaven&Birth  (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya )

Moment of birth, with Heaven&Birth (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

First moments with first baby...welcome to our family!  Heaven&Birth  at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

First moments with first baby...welcome to our family! Heaven&Birth at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

So proud of her inner strength! Tabitha with a birth goddess at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital!

So proud of her inner strength! Tabitha with a birth goddess at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital!

That look—that moment! This is what  Heaven&Birth doula services  can look like! (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya )

That look—that moment! This is what Heaven&Birth doula services can look like! (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Being a birth photographer I have learned how valuable doulas can be for a family who is welcoming a baby into the world. I have worked alongside Tabitha, Marilyn and Cathy during many birth days and their dedication and love towards each mother they help is simply incredible.

As far as my own experience goes, I cannot easily put into words how much these ladies helped me before, during, and after my baby’s birth day. Having them during labor really made a world of difference to me. When they got to my house my husband and I felt a huge sense of relief because we knew we were in great hands. They knew exactly how to speak to me and how to support both of us during those tough hours. Their knowledge and attention allowed my husband to be emotionally present to me, as they coached me through every contraction. This is my first child but I know I will be calling them as soon as I get my next positive pregnancy test!❤️
— Ren Crespo, Ren Crespo Photography
Eyes that see into the soul…this is homebirth with  Heaven&Birth doula care  —Photo credit:  Angi e Klaus

Eyes that see into the soul…this is homebirth with Heaven&Birth doula care —Photo credit: Angie Klaus

Those fists! — Heaven&Birth Doula Ser vices

Those fists! —Heaven&Birth Doula Services

She's a girl! A total surprise, with the complete shock and happiness captured by Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza at an absolutely stunning homebirth attended by  Premier Birth Center  midwives

She's a girl! A total surprise, with the complete shock and happiness captured by Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza at an absolutely stunning homebirth attended by Premier Birth Center midwives

Teamwork (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya)  —with Marilyn Alger and Cathy Caputo

Teamwork (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya) —with Marilyn Alger and Cathy Caputo

Affirmations —created by Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth

Affirmations —created by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Surrounded by admiration —Cathy Caputo and Marilyn Alger at a lovely homebirth in Fairfax with  Story Jones, CNM  (Photo credit: Br enda Amaya)

Surrounded by admiration —Cathy Caputo and Marilyn Alger at a lovely homebirth in Fairfax with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Arriving active at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth doulas

Marilyn and Cathy, siphoning out the window, at a homebirth with  Story Jones, CNM  (Photo credit: Bre nda Amaya)

Marilyn and Cathy, siphoning out the window, at a homebirth with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

HBAC happiness —by Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth

HBAC happiness —by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

The romance of it all —peaceful homebirth attended by Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth  doulas, with  Premier Birth Center

The romance of it all —peaceful homebirth attended by Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth doulas, with Premier Birth Center

Skin to skin, under my hands, rather than under my heart... —powerful birthing center birth at  Premier Birth Center  with Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth

Skin to skin, under my hands, rather than under my heart... —powerful birthing center birth at Premier Birth Center with Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Stay with me  —witnessed by Tabitha Kaza at    Heaven&Birth doulas

Stay with me —witnessed by Tabitha Kaza at Heaven&Birth doulas

Holding you —with Tabitha Kazaand Cathy Caputo at a perfect home water birthwith  Premier Birth Center  midwives in Manassas

Holding you —with Tabitha Kazaand Cathy Caputo at a perfect home water birthwith Premier Birth Center midwives in Manassas

Pure ecstasy! —with Tabitha Kaza at Inov a Fair Oaks Hospital

Pure ecstasy! —with Tabitha Kaza at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Total VBAC support —with  Dr. Hashemi a nd Tabitha Kaza at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax

Total VBAC support —with Dr. Hashemi and Tabitha Kaza at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax

Rainbow baby at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital w ith Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth

Rainbow baby at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Now that's a proud father! —at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Now that's a proud father! —at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Glad to meet you —with Marilyn Alger and Cathy Caputo and  Story Jones, CNM  (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya )

Glad to meet you —with Marilyn Alger and Cathy Caputo and Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

The purest love of all: post-op NICU visit —at  Prince William Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

The purest love of all: post-op NICU visit —at Prince William Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

The beauty of the afterglow —with Tabitha Kaza at Inova Fair  Oaks Hospital

The beauty of the afterglow —with Tabitha Kaza at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Serenity through homebirth with  Heaven&Birth (P hoto credit:  Brenda Amaya )

Serenity through homebirth with Heaven&Birth (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Postpartum feasting! With Marilyn Alger and Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Postpartum feasting! With Marilyn Alger and Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Mother in “throne” position, resting with an epidural at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Mother in “throne” position, resting with an epidural at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

I am right with you, and I believe in you  —Sweet solidarity at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospita l with Heaven&Birth doula care

I am right with you, and I believe in you —Sweet solidarity at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Heaven&Birth doula care

The joy and relief of unmedicated birth — Heaven&Birth

The joy and relief of unmedicated birth —Heaven&Birth

Surrounded by support —with Tabitha Kaza, of  Heaven&Birth , and  Fairfax Homebirth

Surrounded by support —with Tabitha Kaza, of Heaven&Birth, and Fairfax Homebirth

HBAC big sister —picture taken by Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth

HBAC big sister —picture taken by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Rachel, our “shadow” doula, doing rebozo sifting at Inova Fair  Oaks Hospital

Rachel, our “shadow” doula, doing rebozo sifting at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Emptying the birth tub at a lovely homebirth with Story Jones,  CNM  (Photo credit: Bren da Amaya)

Emptying the birth tub at a lovely homebirth with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Marilyn embracing and supporting a client through a belly lift during transition at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Marilyn embracing and supporting a client through a belly lift during transition at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

That tired triumph ——attended by Tabitha Kaza and shadow doula, Rachel at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

That tired triumph ——attended by Tabitha Kaza and shadow doula, Rachel at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

TOLAC at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  —Tabitha Kaza, in doula shirt

TOLAC at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital —Tabitha Kaza, in doula shirt

We did it together! —Marilyn Alger supported this powerful mother at  Inova Haymarket Hospital  for  Heaven&Birth

We did it together! —Marilyn Alger supported this powerful mother at Inova Haymarket Hospital for Heaven&Birth

Perfect peace at  Premier Birth Center,  with Tabitha Kaza

Perfect peace at Premier Birth Center, with Tabitha Kaza

The glorious heating pad (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya )

The glorious heating pad (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Birth pool happiness at  Premier Birth Center  with Tabitha Kaza

Birth pool happiness at Premier Birth Center with Tabitha Kaza

A crowd of comfort, including  Heaven&Birth,  at a sacred homebirth with  Story Jones, CNM  (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya)

A crowd of comfort, including Heaven&Birth, at a sacred homebirth with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Marilyn fanning and encouraging a hard-working  Heaven&Birth  mother through pushing at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Marilyn fanning and encouraging a hard-working Heaven&Birth mother through pushing at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Bathroom prettiness —by the doulas of  Heaven&Birth

Bathroom prettiness —by the doulas of Heaven&Birth

Do you see the smear of vernix on mom’s wrist? Amazing waterbirth at  Premier Birth Center in Chantilly , with Tabitha Kaza CD(DONA)

Do you see the smear of vernix on mom’s wrist? Amazing waterbirth at Premier Birth Center in Chantilly, with Tabitha Kaza CD(DONA)

Marilyn doing a palm press at a homebirth with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya )

Marilyn doing a palm press at a homebirth with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Those toes! Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza at a homebirth with  Premier Birth Center

Those toes! Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza at a homebirth with Premier Birth Center

Home sweet homebirth —with Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth , with  Premier Birth Center

Home sweet homebirth —with Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth, with Premier Birth Center

Pure relief! —a gorgeous VBAC waterbirth at  Premier Birth Center in Chantilly

Pure relief! —a gorgeous VBAC waterbirth at Premier Birth Center in Chantilly

I will hold you  —Tabitha Kaza and Cathy Caputo at a homebirth attended by  Premier Birth Center midwives

I will hold you —Tabitha Kaza and Cathy Caputo at a homebirth attended by Premier Birth Center midwives

Homebirth set up by  Heaven&Birth

Homebirth set up by Heaven&Birth

Hello, little one!  Captured by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Hello, little one! Captured by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Look at that lovely smile! Such a beautiful birth center birth at  Inova Loudoun Natural Birth Center , with  Heaven&Birth doulas

Look at that lovely smile! Such a beautiful birth center birth at Inova Loudoun Natural Birth Center, with Heaven&Birth doulas

Surrounded by careful support by Heaven&Birth (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya )

Surrounded by careful support by Heaven&Birth (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Surgical birth, with joy — Heaven&Birth

Surgical birth, with joy —Heaven&Birth

That look of “we did this”! at a  Birthcare h omebirth attended by Marilyn Alger [photo credit:  Angie Klaus ]

That look of “we did this”! at a Birthcare homebirth attended by Marilyn Alger [photo credit: Angie Klaus]

Father, grandmother, mother...all support, all love, for the VBAC she worked so hard to achieve! —with Tabitha Kaza at  Washington Hospital Center

Father, grandmother, mother...all support, all love, for the VBAC she worked so hard to achieve! —with Tabitha Kaza at Washington Hospital Center

Triage at 7cm at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital,  with Tabitha from  Heaven&Birth

Triage at 7cm at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, with Tabitha from Heaven&Birth

Our affirmations at a birth with  Story Jones, CN M (Photo credit: Br enda Amaya)

Our affirmations at a birth with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

Hospital bathroom, or spa? —designed by  Heaven&Birth

Hospital bathroom, or spa? —designed by Heaven&Birth

This feisty girl grabbed her dad's scapular :) —gorgeous homebirth attended by Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth Doula Services, LLC  and  Premier Birth Center

This feisty girl grabbed her dad's scapular :) —gorgeous homebirth attended by Cathy Caputo and Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth Doula Services, LLC and Premier Birth Center

First kiss —captured by Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth doulas

First kiss —captured by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth doulas

The dance —at a beautiful  Birthcare homeb irth, with Tabitha Kaza and Marilyn Alger of  Heaven&Birth doulas

The dance —at a beautiful Birthcare homebirth, with Tabitha Kaza and Marilyn Alger of Heaven&Birth doulas

The delightful water on the bac, by the amazing Marilyn Alger of  Heaven&Birth doulas  (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya)

The delightful water on the bac, by the amazing Marilyn Alger of Heaven&Birth doulas (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

So much relief and joy at once! —with Tabitha Kazaof  Heaven&Birth  at  Fair Oaks Hospital

So much relief and joy at once! —with Tabitha Kazaof Heaven&Birth at Fair Oaks Hospital

Hasty entrance, happy team —at  Inova Loudoun Birth Center  with Tabitha Kaza CD(DONA)

Hasty entrance, happy team —at Inova Loudoun Birth Center with Tabitha Kaza CD(DONA)

Thumbs up, mom! —with Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth  at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Thumbs up, mom! —with Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth at Inova Alexandria Hospital

Midnight massage, by Tabitha Kaza at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Midnight massage, by Tabitha Kaza at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

She is here now! At  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital,  with Tabitha Kaza

She is here now! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, with Tabitha Kaza

Lots of love all around —at  George Washington Hospital in DC , with Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth

Lots of love all around —at George Washington Hospital in DC, with Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

The labor dance —with Tabitha Kaza at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

The labor dance —with Tabitha Kaza at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Happy to be born at home (photo credit:  Ren Crespo)

Happy to be born at home (photo credit: Ren Crespo)

Such pure joy and relief! The smile of Heaven&Birth! (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya)

Such pure joy and relief! The smile of Heaven&Birth! (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

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Those tired smiles—witnessed by Tabitha Kaza of  Heaven&Birth

Those tired smiles—witnessed by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Pushing, surrounded by support from Cathy Caputo and Marilyn Alger of Heaven&Birth (Photo credit:  Brenda Amaya)

Pushing, surrounded by support from Cathy Caputo and Marilyn Alger of Heaven&Birth (Photo credit: Brenda Amaya)

New to the world, with a lot of attitude! At  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital,  with Heaven&Birth

New to the world, with a lot of attitude! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, with Heaven&Birth

Moment of birth! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with  Dr. Merriman  from Centreville OB/GYN and Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

Moment of birth! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Dr. Merriman from Centreville OB/GYN and Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

Dad's hand on mom's shoulder: I  love you both

Dad's hand on mom's shoulder: I love you both

VBA2C!!! At    Prince William Hospital Cent   er with Marilyn Alger and Tabitha Kaza

VBA2C!!! At Prince William Hospital Center with Marilyn Alger and Tabitha Kaza

Scooped into her waiting arms at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Scooped into her waiting arms at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

We did it! VBAC! At  Prince William Hospit al with Tabitha Kaza

We did it! VBAC! At Prince William Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

VBAC rejoicing, with Tabitha Kaza at Sentara Woodbridge Hospital

VBAC rejoicing, with Tabitha Kaza at Sentara Woodbridge Hospital

The power of a touch...at  George Washington Hospital in DC , with Tabitha Kaza

The power of a touch...at George Washington Hospital in DC, with Tabitha Kaza

You did it!! With  Dr. Merriman at  Inova Fair Oaks  Hospital , and Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

You did it!! With Dr. Merriman at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, and Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

A most precious sight...at  George Washington Hospital Center  in DC, with Tabitha Kaza

A most precious sight...at George Washington Hospital Center in DC, with Tabitha Kaza

Pure love and peace at  Inova Fairfax Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Pure love and peace at Inova Fairfax Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

"I believe in you" At  Premier Birth Center w ith Tabitha Kaza

"I believe in you" At Premier Birth Center with Tabitha Kaza

A long labor, for a beautiful beginning...at  George Washington Hospital  in DC, with Tabitha Kaza

A long labor, for a beautiful beginning...at George Washington Hospital in DC, with Tabitha Kaza

After giving birth while kneeling, there is peace in our embrace...at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with midwives and Tabitha Kaza

After giving birth while kneeling, there is peace in our embrace...at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with midwives and Tabitha Kaza

Always by my side…at  George Washington Hospita l in DC

Always by my side…at George Washington Hospital in DC

Welcome little one! Cathy Caputo at a long birth at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Welcome little one! Cathy Caputo at a long birth at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Tabitha helping at a homebirth with  Story Jones, CNM  (Photo credit:  Ren Crespo )

Tabitha helping at a homebirth with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Ren Crespo)

Those smiles! A t Prince William Hospita l with Tabitha Kaza

Those smiles! At Prince William Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Fairy lights and a peanut ball in place--great combination! At  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

Fairy lights and a peanut ball in place--great combination! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

VBAC joy! At  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with  Dr. Hashemi from Centreville OB/GYN , and Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&birth

VBAC joy! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Dr. Hashemi from Centreville OB/GYN, and Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&birth

Hard labor, strong mother, much support, lights off, at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital , with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&birth

Hard labor, strong mother, much support, lights off, at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&birth

All is well, now that you are in my arms instead of under my heart…At  Inova Loudoun Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

All is well, now that you are in my arms instead of under my heart…At Inova Loudoun Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Birth center tranquility at  Premier Birth Center in Chantilly , with Tabitha Kaza

Birth center tranquility at Premier Birth Center in Chantilly, with Tabitha Kaza

Nestled in her own pillows, at home with Marilyn Alger and Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

Nestled in her own pillows, at home with Marilyn Alger and Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

Time to rest, for a TOLAC at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Time to rest, for a TOLAC at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Birth center joy

Birth center joy

Turning the bathroom into a spa

Turning the bathroom into a spa

First contact

First contact

I made it!

I made it!

The dance

The dance

Marilyn working in the dark

Marilyn working in the dark

Resting with a peanut ball

Resting with a peanut ball

Marilyn using the peanut ball and hip counterpressure

Marilyn using the peanut ball and hip counterpressure

"I have you" At  Virginia Hospital Center, w ith Heaven&Birth doula Tabitha Kaza

"I have you" At Virginia Hospital Center, with Heaven&Birth doula Tabitha Kaza

Resting, waiting, affirming, having faith in the process: gentle induction, perfect VBAC! At  Prince William Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza CD(DONA)

Resting, waiting, affirming, having faith in the process: gentle induction, perfect VBAC! At Prince William Hospital with Tabitha Kaza CD(DONA)

Hello!  Beautiful little baby with Tabitha Kaza at Heaven&Birth

Hello! Beautiful little baby with Tabitha Kaza at Heaven&Birth

Beauty in the labor of love, with Tabitha Kaza keeping a heating pad on this heart-warming mother’s hard labor at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Beauty in the labor of love, with Tabitha Kaza keeping a heating pad on this heart-warming mother’s hard labor at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

"Sacrifice" At a homebirth with Tabitha Kaza

"Sacrifice" At a homebirth with Tabitha Kaza

Tabitha offering water to a strong homebirthing mother at a homebirth with  Story Jones, CNM  (Photo credit:  Ren Crespo )

Tabitha offering water to a strong homebirthing mother at a homebirth with Story Jones, CNM (Photo credit: Ren Crespo)

Birth center baby, warm and cozy in a soft, big bed, with Tabitha Kaza at  Premier Birth Center in Chantilly

Birth center baby, warm and cozy in a soft, big bed, with Tabitha Kaza at Premier Birth Center in Chantilly

She's here! With Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth doulas

She's here! With Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth doulas

Skin to skin, at  Virginia Hospital Center w ith Tabitha Kaza

Skin to skin, at Virginia Hospital Center with Tabitha Kaza

Daddy is so proud of you! At  Virginia Hospital Center  with Tabitha Kaza

Daddy is so proud of you! At Virginia Hospital Center with Tabitha Kaza

First sight, at  Virginia Hospital Center with  Tabitha Kaza

First sight, at Virginia Hospital Center with Tabitha Kaza

Now we are a family! At  Inova Fairfax Hospital,  with Tabitha Kaza

Now we are a family! At Inova Fairfax Hospital, with Tabitha Kaza

Back counterpressure to the rescue at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Back counterpressure to the rescue at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Second baby, first homebirth —with Tabitha Kaza at Heaven&Birth

Second baby, first homebirth —with Tabitha Kaza at Heaven&Birth

First contact with mother’s chest—at  Inova Fairfax Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

First contact with mother’s chest—at Inova Fairfax Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Giving birth kneeling, catching her own baby, in her own room, by her own power...what incredible strength! Awesome homebirth attended by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Giving birth kneeling, catching her own baby, in her own room, by her own power...what incredible strength! Awesome homebirth attended by Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Tabitha getting help from a little doula at a lovely homebirth (Photo credit: R en Crespo )

Tabitha getting help from a little doula at a lovely homebirth (Photo credit: Ren Crespo)

Is that AM or PM? No time in laborland...especially at a homebirth with Tabitha Kaza

Is that AM or PM? No time in laborland...especially at a homebirth with Tabitha Kaza

A homebirth prayer, midwife softly observing, at a peaceful homebirth in Gainesville with Tabitha Kaza

A homebirth prayer, midwife softly observing, at a peaceful homebirth in Gainesville with Tabitha Kaza

Moment of VBAC, captured by Tabitha Kaza

Moment of VBAC, captured by Tabitha Kaza

I see you, my baby —at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

I see you, my baby —at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Safe harbour, at  Inova Loudoun Hospit al with Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Safe harbour, at Inova Loudoun Hospital with Tabitha Kaza of Heaven&Birth

Born during a storm, now there is calm, at  Virginia Hospital Center  with Tabitha Kaza

Born during a storm, now there is calm, at Virginia Hospital Center with Tabitha Kaza

Big baby, born at home, into his mother's hands, with Tabitha Kaza

Big baby, born at home, into his mother's hands, with Tabitha Kaza

Rebozo sifting, by Cathy Caputo at a homevirth in Manassas, with  Premier Birth Center  midwives and Tabitha Kaza, a Heaven&Birth team

Rebozo sifting, by Cathy Caputo at a homevirth in Manassas, with Premier Birth Center midwives and Tabitha Kaza, a Heaven&Birth team

What did we just do?

What did we just do?

Meeting dad

Meeting dad

Holding you

Holding you

Claiming the birth space

Claiming the birth space

That moment

That moment

Those precious toes

Those precious toes

A room set up for rest

A room set up for rest

Hand on hand on baby

Hand on hand on baby

Baby is almost here! (Photo credit:  Ren Crespo )

Baby is almost here! (Photo credit: Ren Crespo)

Birth center VBAC, laboring through the night, with joy coming in the morning...at  Premier Birth Center , with Tabitha Kaza CD(DONA)

Birth center VBAC, laboring through the night, with joy coming in the morning...at Premier Birth Center, with Tabitha Kaza CD(DONA)

First glimpse of baby! At  Inova Fair Oaks H ospital with midwives and Tabitha Kaza

First glimpse of baby! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with midwives and Tabitha Kaza

We have loved you for so long already!  Having a baby with  Heaven&Birth

We have loved you for so long already! Having a baby with Heaven&Birth

Our most romantic date ever! At  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Our most romantic date ever! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Can't believe he's actually here! A joyful hospital birth at  Prince William Hospital Center  with Tabitha Kaza

Can't believe he's actually here! A joyful hospital birth at Prince William Hospital Center with Tabitha Kaza

Father, mother, grandmother...all falling in love with baby! At  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Father, mother, grandmother...all falling in love with baby! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Blissed out on birth! At  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Blissed out on birth! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Sister, niece, father, mother, new baby...and I love the glow of the clock in the background! At  George Washington Hospital  in DC, with Tabitha Kaza

Sister, niece, father, mother, new baby...and I love the glow of the clock in the background! At George Washington Hospital in DC, with Tabitha Kaza

"I have you" At  Washington Hospital Center,  with Tabitha Kaza, rocking her VBAC

"I have you" At Washington Hospital Center, with Tabitha Kaza, rocking her VBAC

This little one gave his mother some trouble, with his head canted to the side, but all was well in the end! Homebirth transfer to  Prince William Hospital  for ascynclitic head, with Tabitha Kaza

This little one gave his mother some trouble, with his head canted to the side, but all was well in the end! Homebirth transfer to Prince William Hospital for ascynclitic head, with Tabitha Kaza

The washcloth really worked its magic! At Inova  Fair Oaks Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

The washcloth really worked its magic! At Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

So many helping hands at the moment of birth…with Tabitha Kaza at  Premier Birth Center

So many helping hands at the moment of birth…with Tabitha Kaza at Premier Birth Center

Rest while you can —At  George Washington Hospital in DC , with Tabitha Kaza

Rest while you can —At George Washington Hospital in DC, with Tabitha Kaza

I worked so hard for this moment!  At Sentara Woodbidge, VBAC with Tabitha Kaza

I worked so hard for this moment! At Sentara Woodbidge, VBAC with Tabitha Kaza

Bathroom bliss, by Heaven&Birth at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Bathroom bliss, by Heaven&Birth at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Tabitha celebrating with a homebirth mother after a beautiful birth (Photo credit:  Ren Crespo )

Tabitha celebrating with a homebirth mother after a beautiful birth (Photo credit: Ren Crespo)

Loving the fishy tub! Tabitha assisting at a fabulous homebirth in Gainesville

Loving the fishy tub! Tabitha assisting at a fabulous homebirth in Gainesville

Mommy has you, little one …at  Inova Fairfax Hospital  with Tabitha Kaza

Mommy has you, little one…at Inova Fairfax Hospital with Tabitha Kaza

Transitioning, at  Premier Birth Center in Chantil ly with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

Transitioning, at Premier Birth Center in Chantilly with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

I can't believe it!  With Tabitha Kaza at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

I can't believe it! With Tabitha Kaza at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Little prince is here! At  Virginia Hospital Center  with Heaven&Birth

Little prince is here! At Virginia Hospital Center with Heaven&Birth

"Let's have a listen to the baby" at  Premier Birth Center in Chantilly  with Tabitha Kaza

"Let's have a listen to the baby" at Premier Birth Center in Chantilly with Tabitha Kaza

Marilyn giving her love to a happy mother at  Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Marilyn giving her love to a happy mother at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Triumphant birth center waterbirth with Tabitha Kaza at  Premier Birth Center in Chantilly

Triumphant birth center waterbirth with Tabitha Kaza at Premier Birth Center in Chantilly

I can't...yes you CA N …Birthcare  homebirth in Burke with Tabitha Kaza and Marilyn Alger at Heaven&Birth

I can't...yes you CAN…Birthcare homebirth in Burke with Tabitha Kaza and Marilyn Alger at Heaven&Birth

You’re doing so well!

You’re doing so well!

Keeping the heating pad just right

Keeping the heating pad just right

Hi there!

Hi there!

Cathy loving birth!

Cathy loving birth!

Those cheeks!

Those cheeks!

This is what an 11 pound baby looks like! Just two pushes, too!

This is what an 11 pound baby looks like! Just two pushes, too!

Laughing a baby into the world

Laughing a baby into the world

A triumphant laugh, at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

A triumphant laugh, at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital with Tabitha Kaza from Heaven&Birth

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