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Maternity Pictures with Your Pets | Lorain County Pregnancy Photographer

Back to work today for me after a quite fun and relaxing Father’s Day weekend. I don’t know who feels more refreshed – my husband or myself 😂. Hope you all had a great weekend as well!

So, today, I have some gorgeous maternity pictures that I can’t wait to share with you. You may remember having seen me share a couple of them over on my Facebook and Instagram pages – and I’m excited to finally share the rest of my favorites.

maternity pictures with your pets - lorain county pregnancy photographer

Lindsay and Andrew’s cute Lorain County home was the perfect backdrop for the first half of our session. As is the case with a lot of the first-time parents I work with, Lindsay and Andrew have pets that they consider their first “children”. Choosing to have at least some of your maternity pictures taken inside your home is the perfect way to include ALL the members of your family in your photos. Their dogs, Violet and Toby, were certainly not shy about getting in on the action – they had no problems at all hamming it up for the camera 🙂 . And we were even able to get one of Lindsay and Andrew’s pet bunnies involved in the session (a first for me!).

After the indoor portion of our session, we headed to Oberlin for some outdoor photos. If you’ve never been out to Oberlin, you should definitely give it a visit – in my opinion it’s totally worth the drive. This little college town has tons of green space and lots of great little restaurants and shops to walk around and check out. My husband and I took our son out there a few years ago and it was a great little afternoon road trip for us. Anyways… back to the subject… With Lindsay’s perfect pick of a dress and the beautiful back-drop of the Oberlin square, we were able to get some of my favorite outdoor maternity photos to date <3.

Baby girl S is due soon and I can’t wait to meet her! Thank you, Lindsay and Andrew, for choosing me as your pregnancy photographer – I am so glad we captured these memories for you.

 

maternity pictures with your pets - lorain county pregnancy photographer

indoor maternity pictures

indoor maternity pictures

black and white pregnancy photo

maternity photos at home - couple on bed

maternity photos at home - couple on bed

maternity photos at home - couple on bed

maternity photos at home - couple on bed

baby girl nursery photo detail

baby girl nursery photo detail

pet pictures in home

maternity pictures with your pets - lorain county pregnancy photographer

maternity pictures with your pets - lorain county pregnancy photographer

maternity pictures with your pets - lorain county pregnancy photographer

maternity pictures with your pets - lorain county pregnancy photographer

maternity photo with pet bunny

maternity photo with pet bunny

pregnancy photos indoors

pregnancy photos indoors

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lifestyle maternity photographer - cleveland, oh

dog on belly photo

dog and belly photo

dog and belly photo

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outdoor maternity pictures - cleveland, oh

outdoor maternity pictures - cleveland, oh

maternity photo with tattoos

maternity photo with tattoos

oberlin, oh maternity photos

oberlin, oh maternity photos

maternity photo with tattoos

oberlin, oh maternity photos

lorain county maternity photography

lorain county maternity photography

lorain county maternity photography

lorain county maternity photography

lorain county maternity photography

first time parents to be

first time parents to be

first time parents to be

first time parents to be

 

If you are interested in your own maternity or in home newborn session, please contact me, I would love to tell your story!!!

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The 41 Week Wait | Cleveland Newborn Hospital Photography

41 week wait - cleveland newborn hospital photography

41 weeks was how long he made her wait.

41 weeks that she spent dreaming… wondering…

41 weeks of longing for this exact moment… the moment when she could hold him in her arms and simply just breathe him in.

41 weeks worth waiting for ♥

You may have taken your good old time, sweet baby Max, but don’t worry – no one’s holding it against you. I know this because I saw it with my own eyes. You weren’t even 24 hours old yet, when I went to the hospital to meet you. I stood in that room and witnessed the outpouring of love that your family has for you. That room at Southwest General Hospital, Max, is the room where you were welcomed with open arms into this family that loves you so deeply. That room is where your big brother, Sammy, got to meet you – and from what I saw – you were instant best friends. That hospital room is where your Daddy got to finally got to run his fingers through your hair and where your Mommy could finally snuggle you in her arms. That room is where all four of your grandparents fell in love at first sight. That room is where you got your first diaper change and your first meal. That room is where your parents learned your cues – they learned that when you put your fingers to your mouth, you were hungry and that if you stayed out of your blanket too long, you got chilly. That room is where, all of a sudden, that 41 week wait didn’t seem so long after all. That room, Max? In those first 48 hours – it was everything.

Welcome to the world, Maxwell ❤️

the 41 week wait - cleveland newborn hospital photography

the 41 week wait - cleveland newborn hospital photography

the 41 week wait - cleveland newborn hospital photography

the 41 week wait - cleveland newborn hospital photography

the 41 week wait - cleveland newborn hospital photography

fresh 48 newborn photographer

fresh 48 newborn photographer

fresh 48 newborn photographer

fresh 48 newborn photographer

baby hand detail photo

baby hand detail photo

in hospital newborn

in hospital newborn

umbilical cord macro

cleveland fresh 48 photos

big brother meets baby brother

big brother meets baby brother

 

big brother meets baby brother

big brother meets baby brother

big brother meets baby brother

brand new baby boy

brand new baby boy

brand new baby boy

brand new baby boy

brand new baby boy

baby feet in parents hands

newborn baby and daddy photo

newborn baby and daddy photo

newborn baby and daddy photo

newborn baby and daddy photo

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black and white baby feet in Mommy's hands

newborn baby boy and mommy photo

newborn baby boy and mommy photo

unique fresh 48 photo

grandparent and newborn photo

grandparent and newborn photo

grandparent and newborn photo

grandparent and newborn photo

newborn macro detail photos

newborn macro detail photos

newborn macro detail photos

family of four in hospital room

 

If you are interested in your own hospital newborn photography session, please contact me, I would love to tell your story!!!

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Becoming a Mom of Two BoysCleveland, OH Fresh 48 Photographer

becoming a mom to two boys - cleveland fresh 48 photographer

This may be a little taboo to say (write?) out loud… but I’m going to say it anyways, because we’re all friends here, right?

I have always wanted to be a mom to a baby girl. Now, I realize there may be a few of you silently thinking about what an awful person I am – considering I happen to be a Mama of two BOYS, but hear me out…

Seven years ago, back when my husband and I first started talking about having kids, every time that I would let my thoughts wander and picture myself as a mother – whether I was at the park, walking down the street, or pushing a shopping cart – there was always a baby girl wearing a pretty little dress right there with me. I don’t know why exactly, but I always had this idea in my head that my first born child would be a girl.

We kept the gender a surprise during our first pregnancy. And right up until he came out, I was 100% convinced that the baby I was carrying was my girl. I talked to her, I secretly picked out clothes for her, I mentally put the pink finishing touches on the nursery… It wasn’t until my husband happily announced “It’s a boy – we have a son!” in the delivery room that I allowed the thought of having a baby boy enter into my head and into my heart.

Our second pregnancy, I again secretly wanted to have a girl. Not that I wasn’t completely smitten with my boy – I was… but, there was still that part of me that wanted to be a Mom to a baby girl. This time around we chose to find out our baby’s gender at our 20 week appointment and I admit, there was a small part of me that was disappointed – if only just for a minute – when the tech announced that it would be boy #2 for us.

Today, though, here I am – Mom of two adorable and crazy boys – and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love my boys in a way I never knew possible. They may be a little wild, get a little muddy, and be slightly obsessed with trucks… but, they also give the best hugs, draw me the best pictures, pick me the most perfect dandelions, and best of all – they love me with all their little hearts.

Last week, I had the pleasure of photographing a fresh 48 session for Catherine, Amir, and their now TWO little boys at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Kamran, who was one of my first newborns back in 2015, is officially a big brother! Witnessing Kamran meet baby Kasra for the first time brought me right back to that day back in December of 2014, when I first saw my son gently kiss the top of his baby brother’s head. That is a moment I am so glad to have captured in a photo, because that was exact moment I knew that I would forever love being a mom to two boys.

Thank you Catherine and Amir for once again choosing me as your newborn photographer. I am so glad to have captured these moments for you!

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metro hospital fresh 48 photography metro hospital fresh 48 photography

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cleveland fresh 48 photographer baby boy in hospital photos

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big brother and baby brother

baby boy in hospital photos

big brother and baby brother

the two boys club - family of four

the two boys club - family of four

the two boys club - family of four

the two boys club - family of four

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hospital photography cleveland, oh

hospital photography cleveland, oh

macro baby photos

baby eyelash macro photo

baby lips macro photo

newborn baby feet

newborn baby feet

newborn baby feet

umbilical cord macro photo

black and white macro photo of baby hand

wide awake baby in hospital crib

dad and baby boy fresh 48 photos

dad and baby boy fresh 48 photos

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mom, dad, and baby boy in hospital

mom, dad, and baby boy in hospita

mom and baby boy hospital newborn photographer

mom and baby boy hospital newborn photographer

new mom nursing in hospital

new mom nursing in hospital

fresh 48 room detail photo

 

If you are interested in your own fresh 48 photography session, please contact me, I would love to tell your story!!!

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