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    Not sure about newborn photography? I get it. You’re about to bring a brand new baby into the world, and that isn’t cheap these days. You might be tempted to try to do it yourself. I was. That’s right, before I became a professional photographer I was a new mom just like you. […]

Local Resources, Newborn

January 3, 2018

6 questions you need to ask your newborn photographer

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I remember the first time I saw this mom in labor. It was Christmas time in 2014 (click here to read that birth story). I had literally never seen someone so peaceful and calm in labor. She barely made a noise, laughed between contractions, and made sure her birth team felt comfortable and welcome. (At my […]

Birth

December 18, 2017

A rainbow baby named Iris | Oklahoma Homebirth Photography

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  Gosh, where do I begin with this beautiful family? They have such a unique story to share.     After mom (“F”) had a stroke at the age of 25, she was diagnosed with Antiphospholipid Syndrome, which is an autoimmune condition that affects the blood and its ability to clot. They had about a 30% […]

Newborn

December 4, 2017

A surrogate story from down under | Baby J

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  I’ve been steeped in birth photography for years, so it can be hard for me to remember that some people – I’m looking at you, mama-to-be – aren’t as familiar with it as I am.   Here’s what I’ve learned in my years as a birth photographer.   Birth is beautiful. I know everything […]

Birth

November 27, 2017

Is birth photography worth the money?

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  You love seeing photos of your kids. You love seeing photos of your family – until you see yourself. I hear it all the time. “I love everything about the photo… except for me.” You see the dark circles under your eyes. You see the last 10 pounds of baby weight you’ve been meaning […]

Local Resources, Newborn, Personal

November 7, 2017

Quit being selfish & get in the photo (yep, time for tough love)

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I interviewed Logan’s mom (Kelly) to get some insight into what pregnancy and birth were like, and what surprised her about becoming a mom.   How did you tell family & friends you were expecting? We gave early Christmas gifts that included baby socks and bibs that mentioned Grandma or Grandpa. The funny thing is […]

Newborn

October 25, 2017

A girl named Logan & the surprising way her labor started | Newborn Photography Studio OKC