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 get so excited when c-section moms want their births photographed. For some reason, in birth photography we often see natural birth, but not a lot of cesareans. Let me tell you, cesarean births are beautiful and absolutely worth photographing! In fact, I recording a whole periscope about this topic (if you’re not following me on periscope, […]
Society has this silly idea of how birth happens. A mom that’s screaming & sweaty, yelling at everyone… a terrified new dad… (ok, that might be partially true) nurses and doctors rushing around the room in a panic. I think we can thank Hollywood for that visual. In reality, people are laughing and happy (even mom). […]
I’m going to go out on a limb here and say something that might be unpopular….. I feel like most birth photographers (myself included) are perpetuating this idea of the “perfect birth” in new moms’ minds. Let me explain: with more and more people choosing to hire a birth photographer, pregnant moms are noticing […]
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 […]