Category Archives: Waterbirth

The Birth of Nick

In the wee hours of the morning one warm Summer night, the call came in that one of my sweet repeat clients was hot andView full post »

What IS Birth Photography?

I have a confession. I’m terrible at keeping up with my website. Between actually attending births, editing, andView full post »

The Homebirth of Twins – Oregon Birth Photographer

I was so excited for this birth, because after 67 births, these would be my first set of twins! These girls wereView full post »

Twins Born at Home

I will take the time to post a full blog about this amazing, wonderful, peaceful birth! But for now, just a teaser. MamaView full post »

Melissa Cate Photography in the Media

I was recently interviewed by the BBC World News Spanish section. It’s so fun to see birth photography making it&#View full post »

VBAC of Chloe – Southern Oregon Birth Photographer

One Saturday I was headed to the birth center to film a childbirth class. I noticed the birth center calling as wasView full post »

Jemma’s Breech Homebirth

The Breech Homebirth of Jemma      It was a regular Wednesday for my two year old daughter, Eden and me. We decidedView full post »

Babies of 2012

Here are some of the highlights of the 46 beautiful births I photographed in 2012. What an amazing, amazing year. ThankView full post »

Birth of Issac 8.5.2012 – Southern Oregon Birth Photographer

This first time mama sailed through her 8 hours of labor very gracefully. She was very in tune to how her body wasView full post »

Birth of Baby G 7.25.2012 – Southern Oregon Birth Photographer

I only have a handful of labor shots from this birth because I made it just in the nick of time! I got a text from theView full post »

Baby Jude 7.13.2012

Baby Jude grew angel wings and left this earth when he was two days old. He was a beautiful baby, with a loving,View full post »

VBAC of Baby A

Baby A was a beautiful VBAC baby, who happened to be 2 inches longer and 2 pounds heavier then her older sister who didnView full post »

Birth of Alicia – Southern Oregon Birth Photographer

A couple weeks ago I was having a slow leisurely paced Saturday morning. My phone rang, and when I saw it was the birthView full post »

Birth of Ainsley 5.18.12 – Southern Oregon Birth Photographer

Sometimes when I go to photograph a birth, mama is in labor land and never notices I am there. I know I am doing my jobView full post »