May 15, 2018

     I have gotten to know Camden's family pretty well this Spring, as I've done their maternity, birth, fresh 48, and newborn photos. I must say, she is a pretty lucky girl! Her moms are so awesome and I have loved being with them during this special time.

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April 27, 2018

     Birth photography is relatively new and growing in popularity. When I tell people what I do for a living, there is often some confusion followed by lots of questions. Because birth photography is not as "standard" as say, wedding photography, you may not really kn...

July 6, 2017

     A few weeks ago, I got a call from a girl named Lindsey who was looking for a birth photographer. She was very close to her due date and the girl that she had hired for her birth photography backed out at the last minute. She briefly told me her story of having go...

June 20, 2017

     Last month Baby Dawson made quite an exciting entrance into the world! His mom, Tiffany, texted me in the morning that she was having light contractions and she'd let me know if they started to progress. I got all of my things ready and drove over to my friend's h...

April 5, 2017

A birth plan is a great way to communicate your preferences and priorities to your caregivers for your labor and delivery. If you are delivering in a birthing center or hospital, the midwife or OB attending your birth will most likely not be the one that you have been...

March 28, 2017

Last Monday, I got the call from Marisa in the early hours of the morning to let me know that she was in labor. I could tell from her voice that she meant business! I got there shortly after her labor support team, which included her amazing midwife. When I walked in,...

March 18, 2017

Krista and Matt are a really cool couple who moved here to Charlotte from Pennsylvania. Krista is an artist and Matt works for Nascar as part of the pit crew. They just welcomed their first sweet baby on Thursday, March 16th at 12:31 am. He was 8 lbs, 4 oz and they nam...

March 14, 2017

I met Madison last month when I took her maternity photos at Freedom Park. We had so much fun running around taking pictures, in spite of the fact that it was freezing cold! Her ADORABLE baby Liliana arrived on March 4th at 2:53 p.m., weighing 7lbs, 4oz. I had the plea...

March 8, 2017

While doulas are becoming more commonly used to assist with births today, there are still many people who have never heard of doulas or do not really understand what they do. On the Frequently Asked Questions page of my website, I give a brief overview of the importanc...

February 6, 2017

In all of my reading about childbirth, I have found so many great ideas about how to progress a stalled labor. I wanted to compile my favorite tips into a simple cheat sheet that I could print and keep in my labor bag. I thought that I would share it with anyone who co...