3 reasons you should plan an unplugged birth
You’ve probably heard about unplugged weddings by now, but if not, let me enlighten you. An unplugged wedding is when the bride and groom request their guests stay OFF their phones. Why? (...)
Top 10 baby registry items you will actually use
There are so many amazing products available these days, it can be overwhelming! If you’ve ever been to Babies R Us, you know that there are tons of options out there. But what do you really need for your new baby?
Birth photography : Behind the scenes
I don’t photograph how your birth looks, I photograph how it feels.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Not only have I photographed both home and hospital births, but I’ve also experienced both for myself. Which is why I feel more than qualified to share why I think it is time to normalize home birth once and for all. It’s important to remember that women have only been giving birth in hospitals for […]
It’s always so crazy how, even in a big city like Oklahoma City, you can still be so connected with “strangers.” This sweet family and I realized we had some awesome mutual friends and the rest is history! 😉 Maryann had her family surrounding her for her first home birth. It was such a peaceful, […]