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It’s World Doula Week so what could be more fitting than an explanation about what a doula is and why you should consider having one as a part of your birth team.

Celebrating Doulas

There are so many emotions present during birth; each one completely unique from another. The birth of Baby J came a little earlier than his mamas had hoped through a necessary induction. Nicole patiently labored through steady contractions with Megan at her side to keep things light-hearted and full of laughter. Even through a few […]

The Birth Story of Baby J | Bellevue Women’s Center, Schenectady, NY | Albany Birth Photographer

I had the privilege to photograph this special little man a few short days after his birth. Born at home (on my birthday!), Baby N came earthside into his mom and dad’s arms. His calm, quiet, demeanor is what I noticed first, and we discussed his possible past lives at length – his mom and […]

Welcoming Baby N | A Newborn Session in Chatham, New York | Catskill Newborn Photographer

Baby S and her beautiful family are all doing incredibly well after their Earth-Day roadside birth. If you missed it, be sure to check out their birth story here. This family and session hit me hard. Having two girls of my own, I think the most difficult feeling when welcoming your new baby into your […]

Welcoming Baby S | A Newborn Session in Gloversville, New York | Albany, New York Newborn Photographer

Scrolling through my social media feed, I was actually completely heartbroken by this article, “A plea for fathers to take more photos of mothers with their children.”  I’m not sure what was worse, that mothers feel like their last resort to have a photo of them with their children was a blurry cellphone picture, or that […]

The Importance of Mom in Front of the Camera | Upstate New York Birth & Family Photographer | Personal Post