For those of you who didn't know, today is Father's Day in many countries around the world. And there's a very simple reason why this day is so widely celebrated, and that's because dads are awesome. Check out these professional pictures of dads in the delivery room to see what we mean. They'll make you laugh, they'll make you cry, but most importantly they'll remind you, if you ever needed reminding, that dads deserve to be spoiled today for being there for us, and there with us, since the very first day we were born.

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“This baby’s mom had just handed her to her father for some skin-to-skin ... and this sweet girl was clearly absolutely smitten! At less than two hours old, she was raising her head to look straight into his eyes.”

Capturing Joy Birth Services Report

Pi... 2 months ago

She was already raising her head at 2 hours?! Wow!

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“This couple had really, really wanted a baby for several years. While I was waiting for the baby’s father to come out from the OR, his sister said, ‘I can hear him crying from here!’ One minute later, we saw him — covered in happy tears and holding his baby girl.”

Public Kiss Photography Report

DancingToMyself 2 months ago

Aww <3

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"Just before a gestational surrogate gave birth to their son in Kingston, Ontario, a midwife screamed “shirts off” so new dads Frank Nelson and BJ Barone would be ready to hold their baby against their bare chests for skin-to-skin bonding."

Lindsay Foster Report

Maria Lazaridou 2 months ago

Wow! You can just feel how much they wanted a baby.

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frank0ys 2 months ago

...Emotions overwhelming.

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"I adore this image of my sweet husband. In the midst of pushing I told him (strongly) "Do not move!" His head was the perfect resting spot for my foot. Throughout my entire pregnancy and birth he told me: I know you can do this. You're going to be absolutely amazing. He's been my rock again and again."

Monet Nicole Report

Rhon 2 months ago

A hero!

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Thistle + Lace Photography Report

Riann Vaz 2 months ago

I feel cheated now that nobody took a pic of my dad when I was born! Gah!

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Amelia Lyon Report

Rhon 2 months ago

Having a chat with daddy

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“As the pushing phase progressed, this first-time dad grew more and more excited to meet his daughter. As her head started to emerge, he repeatedly covered his face in wonderment and awe. Her first breath certainly took his breath away!”

Snap Life Photography Report

Riah Willis 2 months ago

The nurses face is cracking me up.

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“This dad was injured severely in an accident in Afghanistan just three months before the birth of their second baby. He wasn’t able to support his wife physically, but he found other ways to help and hold space.”

Vuefinder Photography Report

DancingToMyself 2 months ago

Fighting for who knows what.

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