newborn portrait with floral swaddle and flower bow


Their family grew by one sweet, brand new baby girl last Fall and I was so honored to photograph that time for them (especially since their maternity session was so much fun)! Her dark hair, sweet little nose and ten tiny toes were so incredibly perfect. She was a dream to photograph, that’s for sure. When I arrived, her mama was ready. A soft pink-gray nursery and coordinated swaddle and bow combos to go with, and tons of snuggles….. heaven for me!!

After paying attention to the older sibling (something that I always, always do), we let our time together flow naturally around feedings, shots of mom and dad with the new bundle, the whole family, siblings, etc… The flow was casual and just made sense. Documenting their ‘right now’ – that was easy and the end result was beautiful.

Some forever memories right here… scroll and enjoy <3

newborn portrait with floral swaddle and flower bow
newborn portrait with floral swaddle and flower bow
newborn girl portraits in floral swaddle and baby toes
newborn portrait with floral swaddle and flower bow
new sibling photo
baby in floral swaddle in crib at home
big brother holding new baby sister
newborn baby girl sleeping swaddled in crib
newborn baby girl sleeping swaddled in crib
mother gazing at daughter in pink and gray nursery with floral print
mother and newborn daughter in home nursery gray and pink
lifestyle family ohotos of dad and son playing in room
father holding newborn daughter
dad holding newborn daughter while big brother kisses
parents looking at newborn daughter
looking down photo of kids in parents lap
parents snuggling on newborn daughter and toddler son
new family photo in nursery
mother and father holding and looking at newborn daughter in the nursery
newborn held by parents in hoe nursery
mother holding newborn daughter by window in nursery

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