WHEN DO YOU LIKE TO DO MATERNITY SESSIONS?
I like to do maternity sessions between 32-36 weeks. You don't want to wait too long because you will probably be miserable and there is always a risk of the baby arriving early. Maternity sessions can be in studio or at a locations of your choosing. I like to make each session custom to you so bring whatever you would like to incorporate. I have maternity gowns that can be used as well so if you want is to bring a bra and panties, then I have you covered with everything else!
I DON'T HAVE ANY PRETTY MATERNITY CLOTHES, WHAT DO I BUY?
Nothing! Unless you want to! I have over 15 gorgeous gowns from TAOPAN and Sew Trendy Accessories, as well as a lot of beautiful fabric to drape and wrap you. All you need to bring is your underwear and a strapless bra if you have it! A nude pair and a black pair is recommended but we can work with anything!
When are Newborn sessions done?
I like to do newborn sessions before the baby is 12 days old. I know that isn't always possible because some babies have to spend extra time in the hospital but if you have a healthy baby and are able to bring him in before 12 days, it will help your session go smoother. The reason why I request them at such a young as is because they are usually sleeping 20-22 hours a day for the first two weeks. They are also very malleable and I can pose them in the cute little poses you see above. I will take older newborns! Please don't be upset you didn't book under the 12 day time frame, I will take care of you! You just have to know that not all older babies will stay asleep or pose like a freshly new baby.
Baby hasn't arrived yet, how do I book my session?
You will book your due date with me! I book 3 due date per week so we can get all of the prep done prior to baby is born. I recommend you to contact me within 24 hours of baby being born so I can get you on the studio schedule!
Do you have anyone you recommend for hair and makeup?
Yes! I have a handful of hair and makeup artists that come to the studio to get your ready! If you would rather get it done before you come to the studio I can give you some names and numbers of those who have salons that I trust.
Can I do a session with just my child outdoors?
Milestone sessions can be done in studio or outdoors. Outdoor sessions are a lot of fun and allow your little ones to run around and be themselves. If you have young children outdoor sessions are suggested. I will travel anywhere for your family session so if you have a fun location in mind let me know! I put family and children sessions in the same category because I strongly believe that family pictures should be done each year but you can definitely do a session with just your child as well! Sessions are typically 30 minutes but can go as long as an hour and 15 minutes.
When do I pay?
To book your session, you need to pay the session fee. This works as the retainer to hold your spot.