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5 TIPS FOR AN EASY NEWBORN SESSION
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
5 TIPS FOR AN EASY NEWBORN SESSION

Today, I'm sharing some tips and ideas for making your newborn photography session run seamlessly and smoothly.  Most clients contact me in the second or third trimester, well prior to baby's arrival and the chaos that can ensue.  Their plans are almost always to bring baby to the studio for the portrait session.  Once baby arrives, however, the idea of leaving the house can seem daunting and stressful.  I'm here to help with that!  1. Don't stress over baby's clothing!  We have everything needed for dressing your baby.  From gender neutral wraps and swaddles to blush pink or soft blues... we have plenty of great options for you to pick from.  Most of my pieces can be mixed and layered, so it's easy to pick something that will look customized for your shoot.  2. Scheduling your appointment between 7 and 14 days is best.  Babies are usually getting in a groove with their feeding schedule by then and if you're nursing, milk has come in by this point. 3. Heat is key!  If you're shooting in-studio, prepare to be warm.  Dress yourself and your partner in layers for your comfort.  Babies are generally sleepiest when they are warm and we shoot much of the session with baby unclothed, so warm air is a must.  If we are shooting at-home, please turn up your heat if it's winter and shut of the AC in ...