I was so excited to have a client go into labor on Turkey day and even more excited that it happened in the wee hours of the morning so I didn't have to miss the feast! I was honored to attend this peaceful and beautiful birth and see a mom so calm and relaxed bring her sweet son into the world. It was the perfect way to spend Thanksgiving. Mr. Samuel arrived weighing 2 lbs bigger than his sister and oh was he cute! I can't wait to get my hands on him again for our newborn session! Enjoy!
I was so surprised to hear from this beautiful family last Monday. Apparently Little Cashel wanted to make his arrival about 3 weeks early! I wasn't complaining as he arrived on a gorgeous first spring day. It was a fast and beautiful labor and I was so honored to be there. They also had the support of their amazing doula, Sarah whose birth I was also honored to photograph. I look forward to seeing him again next week for our newborn session. Welcome little man!
I was so excited to get the call that this mama was in labor. She was supposed to have a scheduled c-section, so labor meant we were going to try naturally instead! Not only was she amazingly strong and beautiful, but her sweet hubby stood next to her and supported her through it all. The emotion in the room when this sweet little girl was born was incredible. I think her daddy's face when he is meeting her for the first time, says it all. I was honored to have been there. I am trying to catch up on blogging, so watch for her maternity and newborn pics soon!
August and September have been full of repeat clients. I absolutely love it when I get to work with a family a second (or more) time and see how their family has grown. Baby Maddox was no exception! I was there when his big sister was born. She was born in the hospital, so you can imagine my excitement when Mom announced she was expecting again and this time planning a homebirth. Double yeah! Her labor wasn't too long, but she did work very hard. She was strong and beautiful and baby Maddox is just as incredible. She had a great support team and was surrounded by people who loved her and baby Maddox a whole lot. I think these images show just that. Enjoy!
Jaiden didn't arrive the way his family hoped he would arrive, but he sure came into a lot of love! I was so honored to be there to support this family and to capture these special moments for them. He came just a day before his due date and came out at a whopping 9lbs 3oz! We couldn't believe how cute and chunky he was. What a love. I was able to see him this last weekend for his newborn session and he was just yummy as I remembered. His family is loving their new arrival and I hope things continue to go smoothly as they transition into life with the newest member!
Little Sunny decided that he was tired of waiting and was gonna skip to the front of the line! Needless to say, I was surprised to get a phone call from his mama saying her water had broken and she was only 35 weeks. As luck would have it, I was in the midst of birthing chaos and was running from one mama to another. The lovely Laura King of A Joyful Birth was able to fill in for labor support while I was my other client. I came and went when I could to get pictures of their journey. I was so happy to make it back for his actual birth. While nothing went the way mom had planned, this little man was born beautifully and was so strong! It was amazing. I am excited for this sweet new family. Congrats again you guys!