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A reminder to empower women about their births

I have not been as involved in the home birth / natural birth community as I would like to be lately.  😦 It is easy for me to say it is because I have a baby myself and I’m still trying to balance home and work,- being a business owner and photographer,and now at the beginning on wedding … Continue reading

Breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding.

I read a quote once that said,” Breastfeeding is like a really long hug.” I do not know where it was or who said it but I can tell you I agree with it completely. I breastfeed my daughter, but only exclusively for 6 week,s and then supplemented for a few more weeks after that. At the … Continue reading

A birth story of a determined mama

A birth story of a determined mama

I originally met Laura as her wedding photographer, she quickly turned from client to friend. I was very excited when her and her husband, Jason, said they were expecting!  We chatted lots about pregnancy during that time, I photographed her maternity pictures in November and most recently had the honor of them wanting me there during her … Continue reading

So, your having a baby?!

So, your having a baby?!

Congrats!! Or, maybe your not having a baby soon but plan to be soon in the future… happy trying 😉 Oh, and that reminds me on a note about trying to get pregnant since I get that a lot!! Be healthy, eat healthy, take prenatals,  don’t drink excessively , and most of all enjoy trying to get … Continue reading

My birth story !

My birth story !

At my last prenatal appointment (42 weeks+ a couple days) my midwife, Goldie, checked me and we found that little man’s head was down but I had not begun to dilate yet.  Excited that his head was so low but I would be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed about not being dilated yet. … Continue reading

42 weeks!

My last week has been full of questions such as,” What happens if you don’t have the baby by 42 weeks?!”, and “When is he gonna get here?!”  I just smile and say he will come when he is ready.  I was just driving and realized that had I chosen to have an Ob/gyn deliver … Continue reading

A little sneak from my friends birth

A little sneak from my friends birth

During my first birth class months ago I chatted with a girl that was also a photographer and planning a home birth with my midwife -obviously since she was in my class 😉 We decided to switch information and become friends and I couldn’t be happier that we did!  As her due date approached I … Continue reading

40 weeks…

Well Thursday was my official due date, and thursday has came and left.. I can honestly say that I never truly expected him to be here early or even on time..even as much as I originally wished…but I am hoping that he comes within the next couple days.  Obviously I have NO say in this! … Continue reading

39 weeks!

Oh man oh man….I am so close to meeting this little (or not so little) man in my belly that seems to be a full time gymnast. Last night I started tackling my editing list and woke up early to get ready so that I could work right away after taking Charley to school.  I woke up … Continue reading