a beautiful beginning: payton reese’s birth story.

to say this was quite a convenient birth, would be an understatement. maura’s induction was one of the easiest i’ve heard of. i mean literally i got the “im 5-6cm” text, left for the hospital by 12:15pm and was back in my living room by 5pm. how crazy! when i got there she was all alone, very calm and comfortable. she’d just sent the family to lunch and was chilaxin thinking she had at least a few hrs ahead. about a half hour after i arrived she started to feel some good pressure, but to her knowledge she was just 6cm. the dr checked her and sure enough, COMPLETE!! a quick call for rob to get his butt back upstairs and the scurry for the nurses to finish their lunch, she was ready to push. with less than 10 sets, payton was in her arms, perfect as ever. and within a half hr she had a big ole pink flower headband on to match big sis. already a diva…i LOVE it!!

my favorite part about birth’s is whether i know the mama close or not, my excitement is still through the roof. to see family race through the doors, tears pouring out of eyes as everyone sees the new addition for the first time, there’s nothing like it. giving birth is such an amazing experience and i am so happy i could capture it for you. it was great to see all the cagney family together and on cloud nine. taylor and kameron are going to be excellent big sisters!

ps. i’m looking forward to see how much payton’s changed in the fall for your family session 🙂 peace, melanie.

taylor - February 4, 2012 - 11:47 pm

Hi its tay (the big sis) payton is soo big now!:) she is starting to get the hang on crawling:)i <3 her soo much and we think her first word was HI!!!!!!!!!!!lol -taylor

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nana - July 17, 2011 - 4:09 pm

Thats my piece of pumpkin pie.

taylor - July 16, 2011 - 5:52 pm

i love her she so cute i love my lil sis <3

kennedy - June 28, 2011 - 1:36 am

congrats this is kennedy tylors friend i would like to give you guys good luck i love this little one she is so cute!!!

love kennedy good luck

nonni and poppi - June 16, 2011 - 7:10 am

how awesome to be able to see the whole miracle take place. The family’s emotion is shown thru all the shots and is cause to make all the viewers cry. Nice job Mel and thanks to Maura and Rob for sharing. Congrats to you both and all the Cagney’s and Tipton’s. She is beautiful and I’m so happy that it went so fast and easy for you, Maura. Can’t wait to meet the little beauty! love to you all…Denise and Kevin

trisha - June 15, 2011 - 8:03 pm

what a small world. the mom’s aunt was my nursing instructor and the one sister i went to nursing school with. the babies gma my mom went to school with. so cool. great video. every birth you do the pics get better and better

Jenifer Cohen - June 15, 2011 - 4:10 pm

What a beautiful video (I teared up)! She is absolutely precious. What a blessing she is. Congrats again you two. Maura, do you ever not look good? 🙂

Amanda - June 15, 2011 - 3:59 pm

I definitely cried when I saw both of you crying! That was so precious!!! She’s beautiful and Maura you looked great!! : )

sarah a - June 15, 2011 - 1:02 pm

I cried to see everyone else cry 🙂 beautiful!

kelly - June 15, 2011 - 1:53 am

Perfection all around! She is beautiful!

Maura - June 15, 2011 - 1:28 am

Melanie….these pictures turned out better than I could have ever imagined. Thank you for capturing one of the most important days in our lives! The pics are amazing and can be appreciated by the entire family! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts! I look forward to you taking many more pictures of our family!

Maura

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