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.
Birth photography is a specialization that is taking the country by storm. More and more moms are choosing to hire a birth photographer. Some people are obsessed with birth photography, and some don’t understand the hype at all. When I first became a birth photographer almost 5 years ago, 99% of people would ask me: […]
Labor is such a blur. It feels like it will never end, while simultaneously going by quickly. Labor is a huge part of a mom’s complete birth story. The connections, the struggles, the intensity, the in between moments. Here are my top 5 favorite labor photos I was honored to capture this year. Support is […]
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, […]