The fast and furious arrival of Xavier! Baby number four, by the time Kira realised she was in labour they made a late night dash to take the big kids to be looked after. Marcus and Kira made their way from Maleny to Nambour - they called me, I arrived about 15 minutes later and she was well into transition. A beautiful big boy came Earthside about a half an hour later!
I began documenting Kira's pregnancy from about 8 weeks, every month she would visit me and we would take the same photo with the same pose right up to 40 weeks. We talked all the time and really became friends. It was so exciting to get the call she was in labour and I knew she would birth fast. Having had 2 very fast labours myself I knew what she was experiencing. With very little rest between surges, they came one on top of the other. The urge to bear down was overwhelming and soon we could see her baby boy emerging. He was born with only a few pushes and quickly scooped up to her chest - tears shed by all (including me!) Xavier looked exactly like his Daddy!