Pregnancy

They will give you goosebumps.

This collection of intimate photos from around the world celebrates the agony and the ecstasy of birth and parenthood.

Top photographers capture the essence of what childbirth is all about.

We have collated some the best photographs of the magic of motherhood via Birth Becomes Her and Huffington Post.

1. A boy helps his mum through the final stages of labour on his little brother.

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(Image via Taviaredburn.com)

2. A Dad's Joy - "I will protect you, always"

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(Image via Michelle at www.hamptonroadsbirthphotographer.com)

3. A Beautiful Agony

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(Image via www.theartofunscripted.com)

4. It takes a village

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(Image via Bluegrassbirthstories.com)

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5. Raw emotion

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(Image via www.megansotophotography.com)

6. A new mum holds her baby after years of heartache was delivered by her ‘angel surrogate'

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(Image via AshleyMartsonbirthphotography.com)

6. A couple look in awe after their homebirth

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(Image via Birthbecomesher)

Simply Stunning.

What do you think, ladies - how do you feel about your birth photos? Let us know your thoughts in the Facebook comments.

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