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By the time you’re on baby #4, you probably know what to expect in labor right? Well, those 4th babies like to make their own special entrance 😉   This little baby was a surprise sex (which is always so much fun). Big brother was hoping for a boy, because he has two little sisters […]

Birth

October 15, 2017

I’s Homebirth Story | Birth Photography

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  I remember feeling so ashamed when I started having supply issues when my baby was around 7 months old.   I did everything I knew how to do to increase my supply, and nothing was working. He dropped from 50th percentile in weight, to 5th percentile in weight. I feel shame and guilt even […]

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October 9, 2017

Freedom in Formula | My breastfeeding story

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    Dear mom-to-be who will have a c-section, I know it’s important to you to have a birth photographer. C-section births are beautiful and all births should be photographed. So, I’ll do my best to get into the OR to photograph your birth. I’ve had a c-section, and I know what a blur the […]

Birth

September 24, 2017

{AN OPEN LETTER}: I likely won’t be allowed into the operating room for your birth

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When I was planning for my own home birth, many people asked me if my older 2 kids would be in the house. Adamantly, without hesitating, I said “NO!” I couldn’t imagine trying to labor while thinking about where they were in the house and what they were doing. Almost 4 years later, I’ve seen […]

Birth

September 4, 2017

Here’s what it looks like when older siblings see mom give birth.

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When do most moms go into labor?   I’d be willing to bet it’s sometime between 9pm and 11pm. She’s winding down for the day, relaxed, lays down for bed… and those contractions start to become time-able and consistent.   So, quite often I get a text in those hours saying “heads up, this might […]

Birth

August 21, 2017

Laughter and Prayers — the birth story of baby C | okc birth photos

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Moms tend to connect with baby during pregnancy, but most dads connect with baby when they meet him/her for the first time. I know I’ve fallen even more in love with my husband watching him be an amazing dad, so this moment is always such a special one! Here are 13 dads seeing their baby for […]

Birth

August 13, 2017

13 dads seeing their baby for the first time