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Welcoming a new life into the world is a profound and life-changing experience. Every birth is unique and special, filled with emotions, anticipation, and moments of raw beauty. Birth photography has gained immense popularity in recent years, allowing families to preserve these incredible memories forever. In the picturesque coastal town of Astoria, Oregon where the […]

Birth Center, Birth Photography, Community birth, Doula Support, Homebirth, Labor & Delivery, Midwife, Motherhood, Motherhood Photography, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy, Third Trimester

June 11, 2023

Birth Photography in Astoria, Oregon

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The birth of a child is a truly miraculous event. It is a transformative journey filled with emotion, anticipation, and fleeting moments. While many parents-to-be may consider hiring a professional photographer for important milestones like weddings or family portraits, the idea of having a birth photographer may not have crossed their minds. However, hiring a […]

Birth Center, Birth Photography, Community birth, Doula Support, Family Photography, Homebirth, Labor & Delivery, Maternity, Maternity Photography, Motherhood, Motherhood Photography, Newborn, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy, Third Trimester

June 11, 2023

Capturing the Miracle of Life: Why Hire A Birth Photographer Near You

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Mariah Wharton let me snap a few photos of her beautiful self and after just a minute of chatting with her, I could see how comfortable and warm she must make her patients feel. She is so gentle and kind – exactly who you’d want with you through labor and delivery. Mariah is a credentialed […]

Birth Center, Community birth, Doula Support, Homebirth, Labor & Delivery, Maternity, Midwife, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy, Third Trimester

March 23, 2023

Meet the Midwife: Mariah at Astoria Birth Center 2023

Astoria Birth Center
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Another day, another amazing shoot at the Loft studio! This adorable couple and their baby girl, Rain showed up ready to snuggle up. Rain is older by traditional newborn photography standards but that doesn’t matter at all with lifestyle photography. We captured her perfectly beautiful self in the arms of her parents and on her […]

Family Photography, Motherhood, Motherhood Photography, Newborn, Newborn Photography

February 9, 2023

Lifestyle Newborn in the Studio – Vancouver Newborn Photographer

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It was a a beautiful sunny day in the Pacific Northwest but it was FREEZING outside. Below freezing, actually. I was grateful to have booked this natural light studio in Battle Ground, Washington and my Vancouver client met me there with her adorable baby boy. River is one year old and absolutely delightful in every […]

Family Photography, Maternity, Motherhood, Motherhood Photography, Newborn, Newborn Photography

February 3, 2023

Studio Shoot with The Motherhood Chronicles – Portland Newborn Photographer

Mom and baby in studio shoot Vancouver Photographer
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I had the absolute pleasure of meeting this adorable family in their home in Vancouver for a shoot. We had originally planned a newborn shoot but life happened (as it often does!) and the shoot was rescheduled. Baby girl was now 4 months old but the beauty of lifestyle photography is that age doesn’t matter! […]

Birth Photography, Newborn, Newborn Photography, Postpartum, Third Trimester

January 23, 2023

Vancouver In-Home Newborn Shoot: Not Just For Newborns

Baby nursing in home Vancouver newborn photography
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What is a Fresh 48 session and why have one? Read on to see why this kind of session just might end up being your favorite! What is Fresh 48 photography? A Fresh 48 session is named for the very first 48 hours after a newborn is born. Typically done at the place you gave […]

Birth Photography, Breastfeeding, Homebirth, Labor & Delivery, Newborn, Newborn Photography, Postpartum

January 9, 2023

Your Vancouver Fresh 48

Big toddler sister looks over the hospital bed at newborn baby sister while postpartum mom changes baby during Fresh 48
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For many expecting mamas, there‚Äôs no better way to remember pregnancy and chronicle the journey to motherhood than with a maternity shoot. Here are a few tips to help you look and feel your best in your maternity photos! Most importantly, relax and enjoy yourself! This is truly a time to embrace the beauty of […]

Birth Photography, Maternity, Newborn Photography, Pregnancy, Third Trimester

January 4, 2023

Tips for Your Maternity Shoot

Mamas-to-be at a Blessingway in Vancouver
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New parents will love these helpful and thoughtful gifts that will simplify their life so they can spend more time loving on their newborn. Anything that makes the postpartum period a little easier, helps them get more sleep and allows them to get quality time (either alone, with each other or with their new baby) […]

Birth Photography, Breastfeeding, Homebirth, Newborn, Newborn Photography, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Third Trimester

January 4, 2023

Gifts for New Parents

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From Vancouver to Longview, start here to find the best support for your pregnancy, labor/delivery and beyond in Vancouver, Washington. Bringing a new life into the world is an extraordinary experience that requires a supportive and skilled birth team by your side. As an expectant parent in Southwest Washington, you have access to a range […]

Birth Photography, Doula Support, Homebirth, Labor & Delivery, Midwife, Newborn, Newborn Photography, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Third Trimester

December 17, 2022

Building Your Birth Team in Vancouver Washington

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