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I don’t know if there is such a thing as a “blooper” while photographing a birth. It’s all unposed and uncensored. But, here are some “bloopers” & funny moments from 2016!   Sweet moment between big bro and the newborn … and big bro #2 back there can’t handle the crying from baby.   This selfie […]

Birth

December 28, 2016

Top “bloopers” from 2016 births

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When I started photographing births, it was a brand new idea. Most people had never heard of hiring a birth photographer, because… why would you want photos of “that?!”  It’s still an emerging genre, but I’m thrilled to have photographed all these babies’ births. Photos their mamas will have to look back on the rest […]

Birth

December 23, 2016

2016 Births :: the year in review

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    Whether you choose an OB attended hospital birth complete with an epidural, a midwife attended homebirth, or somewhere in between, you should take a birth class! Why? Because you need to know what to expect! A surprising number of women only know what to expect about birth from what they’ve seen on TV. […]

Baby, Birth, Local Resources

December 17, 2016

Do you need a birth class?

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This mama hired me in 2013 to photograph the birth of her baby. Well, he had other plans and he was the first birth I ever missed. He was born in less than 2 hours! So, I was thrilled, and a little nervous (lol) to photograph baby #4 for this family! I’m going to let […]

Birth

December 8, 2016

A girl after three boys | A rainbow birth story

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Giving birth is hard work. Whether you have a peaceful home birth, an emergency C-section, or something in between, you’ve just done something completely amazing. And completely exhausting! Once it’s over, all you want is to snuggle with your precious new baby, but suddenly you’re faced with the onslaught of well-meaning visitors. Let me tell […]

Birth, Local Resources

November 29, 2016

Just Say No (to Visitors, that is)

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I’m not even sure where to begin this post! This entire family is close to us and I have photographed all 3 of this mama’s earthside babies births. She has 2 angel babies. I’m going to do something a little different, and let her tell her birth story herself <3 “With my two previous births being […]

Birth

November 22, 2016

Glory’s Birth Story | A rainbow after 2 losses