Earlier this year I had the amazing pleasure to photograph the birth of a set of twins who were born via a surrogate. When I arrived at the hospital the excitement and ease of the room was incredible. The surrogate mother was so easy going, laughing and enjoying this time. She might have had an advantage or two, considering she has 6 of her own children, with the last 2 being twins that were born just 1.5 years ago. The father decided he wished to be in the delivery room when his babies were born so I did need to step out for the 7 minutes it took to vaginally birth these two! When I walked back into the room to see the parents holding their two little boys, it took everything for me not to cry. Although there was a fair number of people in the room, I can almost guarantee they had no idea that anyone else was in the room besides themselves and their babies. It was like I was literally watching them fall in love. And it was incredible. The gift the surrogate mother gave is beyond words.