A strong and supportive birth partner is a major asset during labor and delivery. Partners are the backbones, the baby catchers, and sometimes even the hands that help hold birthing mommas up. There’s no doubt women can (and do!) give birth completely alone, but there’s something magical about seeing the two people who made and dreamed about a baby work together to bring that child earthside.
We’ve collected the best photos of partners during labor and delivery that showcase the strength, compassion, excitement, tenderness, and love between them as they do the birth dance and meet the person that will make them a family.