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 joked with my husband that if a mom texts me in the middle of the night saying she thinks she’s in (early) labor, I try hard to go to sleep to conserve energy for later… But, honestly, I always just lay there like …. So, I never actually went back to sleep. That’s […]
“She is starting to make pushing noises with contractions.” I was standing in Target with my husband and 3 kids. “Drop what you have and let’s get to the car!” I rushed into this mama’s peaceful birth space, worried I would hear the cries of a newborn. Instead, I heard the roar of a mama […]
Once I get the call from a mom that labor is imminent, it’s almost impossible for me to sleep. I’m too excited! I’ll turn up my phone volume, hold my phone in my hands and close my eyes… but my mind always wanders. Do I have all my batteries? Are my memory cards all clear? […]
A few days after this mama’s due date, I was really tempted to text her and ask “how are you doing?! Any signs of labor?” But, I’ve been on the other side of that situation. When I went overdue with 2 of my kids, I started to get really discouraged with each passing day. So, […]
Before each birth, I meet up with mom and dad so we can talk about previous birth history as well as any birth photography preferences. When Kristen and I met for her birth consultation, she told me the birth story of her previous baby. She was in labor for many many hours and also pushed […]
Each and every birth I get to photograph is truly an honor and delight. The B family contacted me many months ago about photographing the birth of their second baby. The drive out to their house is about 90 minutes, so I definitely wanted to make sure I left sooner than later! They did a […]