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Nowadays, many women decide for a home birth over the sterile atmosphere of a hospital. Erin Loechner is determined to have her first birth at home, no matter what. A camera accompanied her and captured every moment for eternity.

Right on time! It’s the due date and Erin’s contractions have already begun at 8 in the morning. She begins to feel nervous excitement and joy.
Because it is her first birth, Erin doesn't know what to expect. Her first doubts begin to mix with her anticipation.
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But, luckily, there is always someone at her side to give her strength: her husband Ken is literally her rock in the storm.
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He ensures that Erin has everything she needs, reading each wish in her eyes. Ken set up an oasis of comfort in the living room, where Erin can simply lay herself down.
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But Erin isn’t able to hold out for long at any place. Changes are the only thing that distracts her from the pain. The calming voice of her husband…
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Whenever a contraction occurs, everything cramps inside Erin.
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Her husband reminds her softly to concentrate on her breathing. Ken’s calming demeanor is of great help to Erin.
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There is always time to rest between contractions. She enjoys these little moments with every fiber of her body.
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In the meantime, the midwife has arrived. Her experience gives Erin an additional feeling of safety and security.
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But Erin wants to keep moving. Even when it becomes more and more of a challenge.
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After just a few steps, she collapses on her knees again. Every breath is now a battle.
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The pains in her back are especially unbearable. Ken tries everything to ease her pain.
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But even with all the pain, neither of them have forgotten one thing: to laugh together! These moments will be engrained in their memories forever.
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The time between each contraction is becoming less and less. Calm and steady breathing is no longer possible.
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But together they are strong enough. Erin and Ken are certain of this at every second.
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Ken tries everything to help his beloved wife. He recounts to her the day where they first met.
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Erin tells Ken how much she loves him over and over gain. And how thankful she is that he is by her.
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The midwife accompanies everyone with a soothing calmness. She is constantly checking her heartbeat and giving positive feedback.
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When Erin wants to take a bath, her husband takes care of everything.
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With his loving support, he is Erin’s lighthouse that shows the way.
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What a blessing!
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Every caress is like a warm summer rain shower. Unforgettable!
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And the camera captures every moment. Even the less pleasant ones, where the pain is too much.
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As the expulsive pains begin, Erin screams in agony. It borders on the limit of her tolerance …
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… and even over and beyond it. But she wants to make it without painkillers.
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She pools her strength one last time and then: she did it!
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This moment is the most beautiful and happiest in her life.
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This is what proud new parents look like. There is nothing more profound in this world.
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The first cries of her daughter are like an emancipation for her. Everything went perfectly!
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Congratulations Erin and Ken! This memory can never be taken away from you.
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Ken and Erin’s decision to undertake their first birth without painkillers was brave. The pictures that came from the experience are truly unique and are a keepsake for all eternity. Everyone has times in their life that always stick with them. Share these pictures and let others enjoy such moments as these!