Understandably so; childbirth isn't easy. In spite of the fact that it's one of the hardest things a mother will ever have to go through, it's just as easily one of the most joyous and one of the most beautiful.
Recently, The Huffington Post collaborated with 43 talented photographers in an attempt to encapsulate the overwhelming magnificence that is childbirth.
The powerful collection features 43 astounding labor photos. The result is the best and most expansive depiction of the strength needed to bear a child you may have ever seen.
Take a look at the collection (accompanied by testimonies and commentary from each respective photographer) and let us know what you think of the impactful imagery.