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Corinne is another incredible midwife at Astoria Birth Center and had this to say about her why: “I wanted to be a midwife ever since I was little. When I was a kid, it was because I loved babies so much, but as I grew older it was because I witnessed so much power in […]

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

March 23, 2023

Meet the Midwife: Corinne at Astoria Birth Center 2023

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A few days ago, I got to hang out with Brittany, Sam and student midwife Jenna while they cared for a patient during a prenatal appointment and a 6 week postpartum visit. Sam alone has attended over 400 births! Their knowledge and passion is incredible – and you can FEEL the genuine love they have […]

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

March 23, 2023

Meet the Midwives: Monarch Midwifery Vancouver, WA 2023

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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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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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In the Pacific Northwest, indoor photography is a great option for families (especially families with newborns!) When the rain is pouring, the wind is blowing and the temperatures are downright frigid, it’s a great time to get cozy in the studio. If your home isn’t an option for newborn/family photography, a studio makes a fantastic […]

Maternity, Newborn, Newborn Photography, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Third Trimester

December 1, 2022

Your Lifestyle Photography Studio Session by Portland Newborn Photographer, The Motherhood Chronicles

Baby held Lifestyle Newborn Photographer Portland
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Pregnant and considering breastfeeding and/or pumping? From the moment your baby is born, there are a number of things you can do to improve your chances for breastfeeding success. Stay together after birth Keeping your baby with you after the birth will promote a feeling of closeness and a strong hormonal response that is linked […]

Breastfeeding, Newborn, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Third Trimester, Uncategorized

November 6, 2022

Breastfeeding & Pumping

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First, I want to emphasize how much I truly want you to wear what reflects the true “you”, and your unique family and personality. I don’t want you to think you have to dress in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable or doesn’t feel like you. And I certainly don’t want you to have […]

Maternity, Newborn, Newborn Photography, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Third Trimester

November 6, 2022

Choosing Outfits for Your Session

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You’ve heard it before: “they grow up so fast”… and “the days are long but the years are short”. Whether you’re holding that new baby in your arms or waiting to meet him/her, you know you want to enjoy your time with your newborn. But it’s also completely normal to feel a little (or a […]

Breastfeeding, Doula Support, Newborn, Newborn Photography, Postpartum

October 21, 2022

The 4th Trimester – Adjusting to Life With Your Newborn

Postpartum mother changing newborn baby's diaper in the hospital bed

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