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

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

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3. That first family pic

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4. That sense of relief

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5. That first embrace

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6. That new-baby smell

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7. That feeling of “I did it.”

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8. That new-mama joy

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9. That FACE

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10. And this little one

11. That skin-to-skin

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12. That closeness

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13. Those chubby little cheeks

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14. That gaze

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15. That first hello

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16. That newborn cuddle

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17. That LIP!

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18. That family reaction

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19. That first ‘kiss’

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20. That sweet innocence

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21. That new best friend

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22. That proud partner

23. That indescribable love