July 12, 2023
Congratulations on the upcoming arrival of your little one! This is one of the most exciting times of your life. As a Birmingham maternity photographer, I am blessed with capturing some of life’s most special moments! The gift of pregnancy is one of the most surreal times of your life. Your days are filled with much anticipation, love, and joy for what is to come.
Pregnancy really is an amazing gift, and there are several reasons families choose to invest in maternity portraits. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens provides the most beautiful backdrop for your images.
Celebrations are always a cause for hiring a professional photographer. People hire photographers for weddings, newborn portraits, milestone portraits, and yearly to celebrate and commemorate their family during exciting times of celebration. Likewise, lifestyle maternity sessions are popular among expecting parents as a way to capture the beauty and joy of pregnancy. Maternity sessions provide an opportunity to celebrate and document your unique journey. Your images capture the anticipation, excitement, and love both expectant parents and siblings feel during this time of waiting.
You will never have this time again, whether it is your first baby or your fourth baby. This time is a time you will always cherish having memories of long after your babies are born. My boys love looking back at my maternity portraits from each pregnancy. These sweet moments with them usually spark conversation about what they were like when they were in my stomach. They love to know if they moved a lot, if they woke me up at night, if I was hungry since they took up so much space in my tummy, if I wanted to eat certain foods with them, etc. I could go on and on about the sweet moments spent admiring these portraits with my own littles. My personal experience having these portraits to enjoy is why I always encourage clients to book a lifestyle maternity session during their pregnancy.
Pregnancy can be a time of mixed emotions for many of us, as we experience physical changes beyond what we could have ever imagined. Believe me when I tell you I was as self-conscious as you are about your constantly-changing body. I had 3 summer babies, so not only did I feel huge, but I was hot and swollen as well. However, there is so much beauty in pregnancy, and my goal is to help you showcase that beauty. I hope for you to embrace your baby bump, while appreciating the miracle of pregnancy. My goal is for you to look back at your images with so much joy that you overlook any imperfections that you see in your body. The female body is amazing, and this is one time to celebrate just how amazing it is!
I highly encourage you to involve the whole family in your maternity portraits. I will capture a combination of photos of the mom-to-be alone and photos of both parents-to-be. If you have older siblings, this is a great opportunity to capture them with your sweet baby bump. Your resulting images will become cherished family heirlooms, highlighting the excitement of the entire family during this special time of waiting.
Lifestyle maternity sessions are also an excellent opportunity for your family to meet your newborn photographer prior to your newborn session. I love having one-on-one time with couples before bringing their baby into the world. It gives us the opportunity to get to know one another so that families feel more comfortable the day of our newborn session.
If you choose to book me as your Birmingham maternity photographer, I’d love to help you plan your beautiful lifestyle maternity session. These sessions create a treasure trove of memories that celebrate the beauty, love, and joy of pregnancy, serving as a cherished reminder of your extraordinary journey into motherhood. You can contact me here to inquire about booking your in-home outdoor maternity session.
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Newborn and family photography for busy moms who want to preserve all of life's greatest moments. Serving Birmingham, AL and surrounding areas.