In recent months I have taken on a personal project, and it has been dear to my heart. I've documented several stages of pregnancy and birth for my beautiful (artist) friend, Beth, with the arrival of her 6th and 7th children; twins, Bodie and June. Below, you will find Beth's written birth story, prefacing our photographic documentation of her anticipation, celebra[...]
With birth stories, I love coming back the next day and taking photos of the fresh babe with the older siblings. They can be some of the most tender photos, and I love to think about the way the kids will look at the photos years later. Sunny and Jacob have three beautiful older kids who welcomed Baby Zeke (Ezekiel) (see their birth story here.) See a peek here... [...]
If you were to describe this birth mom's disposition, it would be synonymous with her name; Sunny. She has a white picket fence leading up to her front door, and lays out platters of cookies and crackers beautifully for her midwife, doula and birth assisting family members, while in labor. And as much as you can't believe she's making such thoughtful gestures whi[...]
My dear friends Melanie & Jarom welcomed this sweet little bundle named Mallory last week. If you know Melanie & Jarom, then you know that you are privileged to know them. They are so genuine, and they make you feel special every time you're around them. Not to mention they're the best to laugh with. ..So to photograph them welcoming their 4th, was so spec[...]
Arriving to Mercy Gilbert Hospital at 7:45am, 6 hours after my water broke; not having gone into real labor on my own... Triage - prep for Antibiotics Waiting, waiting. No real labor of my own yet. Fetal monitoring shortly after mild Cervidil Induction ... 2.5 hours after the Cervidil, our little Simone arrived. Routine hearing test.