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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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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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Pregnancy is a wild ride. You’re literally growing a human being inside you and if you’re a first time mom, you’ve never done this before so it can be a little nerve wracking not knowing what to expect. One of the best things you can do is take a childbirth education course to give you […]

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

January 20, 2023

Labor & Delivery: Stages of Labor

Third trimester belly Portland Birth Photographer
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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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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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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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