The 23 birth moments that make pregnancy all worth it

If you're like us, you love nothing more than gazing at gorgeous images of newborns and their mamas.

The 23 birth moments that make pregnancy all worth it

Trying to conceive and pregnancy are SO demanding. But mama—remember that it is all going to be so worth it.

And if you're like us, you love nothing more than gazing at gorgeous images of newborns and their mamas, and imagining that amazing first moment when your little one will enter the world. Fortunately, there are a whole host of postpartum doulas, new-mama supporters and birth photographers who post birth inspiration to Instagram every day, so we've collected some of our favorites to gear your up for baby-making and baby-growing.

Here are 23 moments that make it all worth it:

1. That moment when you first meet



2. That feeling of joy + relief + love + wonder, all at once



3. That first family pic



4. That sense of relief



5. That first embrace



6. That new-baby smell



7. That feeling of "I did it."



8. That new-mama joy


9. That FACE



10. And this little one

11. That skin-to-skin



12. That closeness



13. Those chubby little cheeks



14. That gaze


15. That first hello



16. That newborn cuddle


17. That LIP!



18. That family reaction



19. That first 'kiss'



20. That sweet innocence



21. That new best friend



22. That proud partner

23. That indescribable love

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