Fourth Trimester Bodies Project

A Black pregnant woman sits in a robe as an Asian woman shows her a onesie SHVETS Production/Pexels

The 4th Trimester Bodies Project aims to highlight the beauty of parents and families of all kinds. The gallery and interviews–collected by a queer non-binary parent, partner, and photographer–show images of people with their children, partners, and parents, and shares their stories in their own words.

“I had a very uncomplicated pregnancy and was planning a homebirth but after 36 hours of labor at home I transferred to the hospital where Romee was born vaginally with no issues. Despite the fact that I was very much in control of my birth experience, my immediate postpartum days were spent mourning the birth that I wanted and beating myself up over not being able to physically perform in the way I thought that I needed to.”