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20/06/2018 10:09 SAST | Updated 20/06/2018 10:55 SAST

19 Beautiful Birth Photos Featuring LGBTQ+ Parents

A powerful reminder that love defines families.

Families come in many forms — although this is worth celebrating throughout the year, there's perhaps no better time than Pride Month to shine a light on some of the many LGBTQ+ couples who have chosen to start families together.

Keep scrolling for 19 beautiful photos of parents welcoming their children into the world.

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    Austin Birth Photographer Leilani Rogers
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    Erin Shepley Photography
  • 3
    Jamie Thrower/Studio XIII Photography
  • 4
    The Art of Birth
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    Paulina Splechta
  • 6
    Birth Stories by Meagan Adams
  • 7
    Lindsay Foster Photography
  • 8
    Anna Pollitt
  • 9
    Kirstin Roper
  • 10
    Coastal Lifestyles Photography
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    Paulina Splechta
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    Courtesy of Alexandra Garcia
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    Birth Stories by Meagan Adams
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    Paulina Splechta
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    Samantha Jean Photography
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    Paulina Splechta
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    Anna Pollitt
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    Kirstin Roper
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    Austin Birth Photographer Leilani Rogers

#TheFutureIsQueer is HuffPost's monthlong celebration of queerness, not just as an identity but as action in the world. Find all of our Pride Month coverage here.