How to prep your home for great birth photos

Planning to give birth at home and want great photos? There are a few super simple action-items you can do to prep your birth space and turn your birth photographs from good to great!

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How to look great in birth photos

Going bare-faced for photographs can be a little daunting. There are a few things you can do throughout your pregnancy, or at the very least, during the last few weeks of your birth to help you put your best face-forward.

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John Leavell: A C-Section Birth Story

Rebecaah and Rob were so excited to become parents. Meeting with them you could see that this baby was the extra addition of joy to their already wonderful life. Rebeccah's due date came and went. Finally, the Acclaim Nurse Midwives at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth felt that it was time to make this happen.

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What to wear for great birth photos

I’ve recently been asked what you should wear to look good in your birth photographs. It took me a minute, because you typically don’t wear much during labor & delivery. But I’ve got a list of three items you should pack to wear during your labor & delivery and the links to shop them! And yes, Target is one of them.

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Should I hire a birth photographer or videographer? When budget makes you choose

When it comes to having a baby, budgets don't always allow for both videography and birth photography. We're forced to making the big decision: Should I invest in birth photos or birth video? That's a tough decision to make, and I'm here to help. Here’s a few things to consider when making your decision.

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6 Snacks to pack for your birth for nausea

Every birth planning article tells you to pack snacks in your birth bag, but they forget to mention the nausea and vomiting that comes with labor will make eating the last thing you want to do. But keeping your nutrition and energy up is super IMPORTANT. So we’ve prepared a helpful shopping list of snacks that will help you power through nausea and provide the energy needed for your delivery.

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One question you must ask a birth photographer before booking

Shopping for a birth photographer? There's one very important question you must ask before booking. The answer could make or break your birth story and leave you with nothing but a broken heart.

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Three reasons to hire both a birth photographer AND a doula

If you've done any shopping for doula services or birth photographers, you've noticed there are quite a few "two-in-one" services that offer both. But... This isn’t always the best option. Find out why you should invest in both.

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Prudence Hazel: A Birth Story

With her paramedic/fireman husband Phillip by her side, no matter what this birth presented - Ashley & Phillip were ready. See their birth story here.

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Three Secrets To Take Great Photos of Your Kids

Do you struggle to take a good photograph of your child? As soon as you get your phone out and the camera app open, they whip around and run off, am I right? I’m going to share my three secrets that make all the difference in capturing that moment you want.

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Birth Beats: Vol. 4 | Music for your Birth

Listening to music is highly recommended during the birth process.  We've got another mix of soft folk and country tunes for your birth so you don't have to worry about searching for songs during your labor and delivery.

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Thanks for the not-so-great things

This Thanksgiving , while you share all you are thankful for this holiday, don’t forget to take a moment and be thankful for the not-so-perfect moments in life.

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Tips for Stress-Free Photo Sessions

Nothing adds to the holiday stress like holiday family photo sessions! Trying to land that perfect photo in 15 mins or less can be a nightmare, but it doesn’t have to be. Mom, I’ve got a list of tips to help you turn that quickie mini session into an opportunity for GREAT photos!

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The Stockard Family

Fall family photos are well underway, and the Stockard Family was the first of many this year. Find out how I make sessions as painless as possible for little ones and their parents like I did for the Stockards.

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