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It’s a small window in your life when you are pregnant. No woman regrets getting beautiful photos. Its usually the other way around. If you are thinking of getting beautiful maternity photos either with a friend or professional, here are some tips. If you’ve hired me, here are some ways you can best prepare for your maternity session:

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I met up with Clarissa and her husband for her mini-maternity session while she was in her third trimester. I’m foggy on how many weeks along she was at this point. She requested a beach shoot. Mini-maternity sessions are offered complimentary with my birth packages. Its 30 minutes, one location, one outfit and 15 gorgeous images for you to treasure long after you are done being pregnant.  They were such an in-love, affectionate couple to work with. So excited to meet their little girl! And I can’t wait to be there to capture her birth.

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I had a pleasure of meeting up with Sarah for her mini-maternity session. Mini-maternity sessions are offered complimentary with my birth packages. Its 30 minutes, one location, one outfit and 15 gorgeous images for you to treasure long after you are done being pregnant. If you can believe it, Sarah is almost 38 weeks pregnant here! She’s glowing, beautiful, and we got these photos just in time.

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I’ve had the privilege of being featured in the recent issue of Your Pregnancy South Africa Magazine! I’m delighted that they are sharing more real women’s birth stories that represent the many different ways women choose to birth. All photos and the story contributed with permission of the mother. Its a great keepsake to show her daughter one day.

My clients have told me they needed their husband holding their hand and involved, not fumbling with a camera.

The experience of welcoming a child into the world is not just important for the mother, but the father as well. Bonding happens in those first few moments for him too. Often a dad is so overwhelmed with emotion or shock or awe that he forgets to even take out the camera (that was my husband!).

Most mothers prefer that if she’s being attended to post delivery or there’s been an Caesarean, the father stays with the baby. She often misses all these little moments.

I discreetly, quietly, barely speaking a word pay attention to capture his reactions and experiences too. No asking for a pose (unless he wants to) or getting in the way of your private moments. Let him focus on you and the baby. This only happens once in his life. I’ll get the photos.

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  • SAR

    Beautiful pics that captured moments special for any family. You’ve given me a great idea, to be able to give away a package! Cheers.ReplyCancel

  • Such precious images!ReplyCancel

  • Such precious images! Thanks for stopping by. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Wow, marvelous blog luoayt! How long have you ever been running a blog for? you make running a blog look easy. The whole look of your website is great, well the content material!ReplyCancel