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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]