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14 stunned reactions of new dads moments after their partners give birth

A poignant set of photographs capture the raw emotions of new fathers during the birth of their children.

Taken at Chelsea and Westminster hospital just minutes after their partners gave birth, the images show the awe, wonder, relief and worry of first-time dads who have just witnessed their children coming into the world.

Credit: Dave Young

They were commissioned for a Father's Day book to support Borne, a premature birth charity, which also includes messages from the fathers to their newborn children:

Family is everything to me. You are the beat in my heart and the air in my lungs.

Be happy and make sure to surround yourself with people who love you. If you are ever in doubt the two of us will be waiting at home.

– Aman Ahmad
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young
Credit: Dave Young