Maternity photo sessions are supposed to be full of happiness and excitement, so seeing one filled with respect and a bittersweet joy really messes with our hearts. The anticipation she must have felt rivaled her sorrow, and you can see it in the images. Meghan Jacobs was hesitant to take the pictures at all, but knew that this tragedy shouldn’t steal away any experiences for her little bundle of joy. She coordinated with a lot of people and created some of the most stunning maternity pictures ever taken.
The couple was expecting their first child together, with her daughter only months away from being welcomed in the world, the loss of her husband, Officer Allen Jacobs, to a 17-year-old gunman was nearly too much to bear.They knew that the best pictures would be snapshots that captured the raw emotions that this mother was feeling. She was happy to be having this daughter, but wished desperately that her late husband could have been there to witness it.
She was joined by her husband’s former force. The officers surrounded the expectant mother and saluted the memory of their fallen officer. She was honoring his memory and welcoming his child into the world. They have a hard journey ahead of them, but knows that this baby will be a constant reminder of the love she shared with her late husband.They even created this adorable onesie for when little baby Lennox is welcomed into the world.