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Finding Wholeness in Infertility – Dallas Photographer

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Finding Wholeness in Infertility- Dallas Frisco Photographer – Me Ra Koh Photography

Finding Wholeness in Infertility - Dallas Frisco Photographer, Me Ra Koh Portraits, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

Think of the one thing you long for and can’t seem to get. No matter how hard you try, how much you invest, it is always out of reach. Other people get it and make it look easy. But for you, it never works. For some this may be finances, meeting their mate, health, the list is endless and intertwined with real pain.

For Stephanie and her husband it was infertility.

They struggled through the pain of infertility for 10 years. Nothing worked, not even adoption. Her journey to finding wholeness in infertility will inspire you beyond words.

Inspiring story of one woman's 10 year journey with infertility. Me Ra Koh Portraits, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

Coming to the End of Herself

During my call with Stephanie, she shared something that was so profound and powerful. A few years ago, she came to a place of complete despair. She told God “You gave me this desire to have a baby, to be a mom, but if I never hold my child in my arms, I trust that You alone can make me whole.”

Finding Wholeness in Infertility - Dallas Frisco Photographer, Me Ra Koh Portraits, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

Those words still bring me to tears as I type them. ? ?

A couple years later, they found out they were pregnant with twins. A boy and a girl! A double blessing! ?Can’t you just hear the joy and laughter bubbling out of her?

Finding Wholeness in Infertility - Portrait of Husband and Wife Expecting Twins, Dallas, Me Ra Koh Portraits, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

This was the First Portrait She Saw

Portrait of Expecting Twins and God's Promise.  Me Ra Koh Portraits, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

This was the first portrait Stephanie saw during the Reveal session. She burst into tears. Her husband, Brian and I all sat with her, holding that sacred space. She had completely let go of ever seeing herself in a portrait like this. Other women had pregnancy photos, but she let go of it for her. Seeing this portrait made it real? Her intention to finding wholeness in infertility had almost made her forget that she could have her pregnancy portrait too!

She Called it “Gift”

When I asked Stephanie what she’d like to title this portrait, she called it “Gift. Children are a gift from God…and He has made a way.” ?

Portrait of Expecting Twins and God's Promise.  Me Ra Koh Portraits, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

Combining the Old with the New

She also brought her Indian wedding saree to combine the old with the new.

Portrait of Expecting Twins with Indian Saree.  Me Ra Koh Portraits, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

She is stunning. Her faith and trust in God leave me speechless. The heavens opened up to her. Before she was pregnant, she was finding wholeness in infertility. Stephanie, I want you to know that words can never fully express how much your story has impacted my heart and life. Thank you for sharing your pain and hope with all of us.

Finding Wholeness in Infertility - Portrait of Mom Expecting Twins, Dallas Frisco Photographer, Me Ra Koh Portraits, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

And as of a few days ago, she is now holding her twins!

What Her Husband Said

Finding Wholeness in Infertility - Portrait of Husband and Wife Expecting Twins, Dallas Photographer, Me Ra Koh Portraits, Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Prosper Photography Studio

Watch this video to hear what her husband said about their photographic experience. You may want to grab Kleenex. Before the photo shoot, Brian had given him a call to hear about his own experience of finding wholeness in infertility. In this video, he shares the impact that one phone call had on him.

Grab Some Tissue…

What Do You Need to Celebrate?

I say need b/c it’s something so powerful that you don’t want it to ever get lost in the noise of day to day life. Your soul wants and needs to see it displayed in your home to remember where you’ve come from.

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  1. Beautiful story and photos Stephanie. I can’t believe your twins here!!!

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