Posts in birth photography
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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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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Planning for an Unplanned Birth Experience | Dallas/Fort Worth Birth Photography Birth & Life Photography

There are so many checklists and tips for creating the perfect birth plan but many women are traumatized each year when their birth experience does not go according to plan. Help yourself fend off Birth PTSD with this comprehensive checklist to prepare for the unplanned birth experience.

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Birth Photography Award

I am so proud to announce that Alex Shelley Photography has been awarded a Bronze Award from the Rise International Photography Awards in the Birth Photography category.

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Birth Beats: Vol. 2

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

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Wyatt Brooks: A Birth Story

Brandon remembers the first time he ever saw Alyssa.  It was love at first sight. They married in July 2010 and welcomed their first son, Will, in October 2015.  In 2017, they were expecting again.  This is the birth story of Wyatt Brooks.

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Andi Kate: A Birth Story

After a PCOS diagnosis and the possibility not being able to have children, Chelsea and Jon welcomed their beautiful little princess to the world.

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The Little Black Dress

Every woman has one or should have one. If only everything else in life was so simple and elegant, like home decor.

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