Sage, 5 Days Old.

Five days after I documented Sage’s birthing day, I arrived at their home for their newborn session. Lifestyle newborn sessions are very sentimental and will definitely give you all the nostalgic feels. Baby’s grow so fast! In fact, your sweet little newborn is only a newborn for a few weeks! Whether it’s your first, second, third or eighth, it’s a very very fast phase that comes during a time of huge transition. It’s easy to miss the moments and sometimes it’s hard to embrace this time when there’s a lot going on and little sleep is had. If you can find a day, one day, just for a couple hours to schedule a newborn session, you will be very grateful you did because in no time at all, you will be looking at these photos wondering where the time went and likely even forgetting about the sleep deprivation and sore leaking breasts leaving room for the wonderful memories like sweet cuddles, tiny toes, and that adorable froggy pose that newborns stay in. The best part about lifestyle newborn sessions is that I come to you! Being in the comfort of your own home during this time makes it easier on everybody, especially mama and baby! And if your first thought was, “oh, but my home is a mess!” Just take comfort in knowing that most people with newborns live in a bit of chaos, of course! And I just need a very little amount of space in which I can easily move things out of my frame if need be. So, mess or no mess, it’s your wonderful life and it’s worth documenting!

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If you want to see Sage’s Birth Story, head on over to Hello Sage.
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Oh my. These two were so much fun to work with! Their beautiful personality and their love for each other was something I immediately noticed when we met for the first time to discuss documenting their birthing day. Of course, like all my birth meetings, after we talked about birth photography and got to know each other a bit, we snapped a few photos. This mama was about 6 months pregnant at the time these first three images were taken. After our meeting and mini session they decided to go ahead and book an Oh Baby bundled collection which included a full maternity session and the documentation of their birthing day. So, 2 months later we got together again to do a full maternity session. Scroll down…

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At 8 months pregnant we went out on this hot August day and headed to Underpass Park. It was such a fitting location for video game themed photos. So colourful and fun. We also snapped some photos around their home. That is the part of the maternity session where most mamas like to embrace their new beautiful body. It’s so temporary and it’s so special. Definitely something you won’t want to skip documenting. Scroll down to see…

toronto maternity photographer
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Underpass Park
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maternity boudoir

Not long after our maternity session I got “the call!” It was baby time!! I arrived at the hospital and these 2 were riding the contraction roller coaster. You could sense the relief and feeling of safety when the midwives arrived. It was like at that moment she could surrender and it was not long after that it was time to push her little baby out in to the world! It was an incredibly beautiful and emotional birth. Scroll down to see some of my favourite images from their birthing day!

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Canadian birth photographer
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Toronto Birth Photographer
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Riverdale Midwives
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There was a loooot of love and support between this couple. They make quite a team! And I imagine in no time at all they will be having the sweetest Mario Parties! Thank you so much you three for letting me share your story! And thank you all who stopped by to read it!

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