January 20, 2020

I love birth. I picked up a book on natural child birth when I was pregnant with my first baby, at the age of 22, and ever since then I have been fascinated with every aspect of it. After I gave birth to my first baby (Charlotte), an unmedicated hospital birth with an OB, I couldn’t wait to do it again. In fact I became a certified birth doula during that time, because I loved it...

October 8, 2018

I have had some moms recently reach out so excited about getting birth photos, only to come back and say their hubby's aren't on board. As a mama myself, I have had both births. One with an epidural in the hospital and one at home unmedicated and I remember pretty much zilch from either one. This is why I love birth photography. The reason moms want this, is because when we are i...

August 11, 2018

Valor Shae Berlanga-Hodges Born 3/15/18

*Trigger warning- retained placenta*

I was 40 weeks and 10 days pregnant on March 14, 2018. I am not sure if you are aware, but that is most certainly NOT 9 months. That is one of the many lies you hear about pregnancy. Anyway, since we had reached the 40 week mark I was insisting this baby come Earth side soon, so I got the go ahead from my...

April 24, 2018

Whenever I get the chance to photograph one of my birth families I am a happy camper! This family is so special to me as I got to wear my sweet Charlotte at this little guys birth (she was just 3 weeks old!). It's true what they say, time really does fly. It blows my mind how this adorable chicken loving chunk is 9 months old as I finally sit to type up his 6 month session. 

...

December 31, 2017

I knew even before we stared trying that I wanted a Homebirth this time around. After being a birth photographer for two years at this point, I had fallen in love with the midwife model of care and I was determined to have a healing birth this time. My birth with my first was very chaotic, 40 hours of hard labor, and a botched epidural. I also knew there was no way I could handle...

Please reload

Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload

Archive

Please reload

  • Black Instagram Icon
  • Black Facebook Icon
  • email-envelope-outline-shape-with-rounded-corners_318-49938
  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon