Baby Bumps + Birth Meetings

When people contact me about documenting their baby’s birthing day the first thing we do is set up a meeting to chat and get to know each other a little more. After we chat we do a little complimentary mini maternity session. This gives you a feel for what it’s like to be in front of the camera and allows you to see yourself in my images before you commit to having me document this momentous time in your life. There are no retakes when in comes to birth so you need to be confident in who you are trusting to document such a life changing experience.
I always recommend you contact me early, like as soon as you realize you want your birth documented, because with the nature of this type of photography I can only take 2 births per month and I need to keep them spaced by 2 weeks to be fully confident that births won’t overlap. This means my birth schedule is often booked up. However, if you contact me last minute when you are nearly full term, there’s a chance I can fit you in because sometimes the mama who is booked for the same time you are due already had her baby which opens up the spot. For example, the first family featured below was my early March mama, and baby was born yesterday! So, if you are expecting your baby between now and mid-March and are looking for a birth photographer, you are in luck because a spot has opened up! Contact me ASAP!

Now scroll down to see a bunch of recent mini maternity sessions at different stages of pregnancy (and different times of the year). Most of these babies have been born, and some of these babies are still cozy in the womb for just a little bit longer.


38 weeks

(See also: Their 2017 Maternity session)

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40 weeks

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16 weeks

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27 weeks

(See also: Arya’s First Birthday)

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34 weeks

(See also: Their Birthing Day)

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37 weeks

(See also: Their Autumn Mini Session)

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27 weeks

(See also: Their Birthing Day)

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17 weeks

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Please view the maternity gallery to see more adorable baby bumps!
To see Birth Stories, head on over to the Birth Gallery.

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The People In Your Neighbourhood

For the past few years I have donated Spring mini sessions to two of our local schools during their fun fairs as auction prizes to raise money for the schools. I love doing this! I love meeting new families in my community and then seeing them regularly in the neighborhood. And I love being able to donate to our schools because we aaaall know that they are underfunded and are always in need of something. So next time you see that your local school is hosting an event open to everyone, go and support them, even if you don't have kids that go there because the people in your neighborhood impact your life, and your community. Support them!

I'm really looking forward to meeting the winners of this years auctions! Scroll down to see last years winners!

*** Family 1 ***

toronto family photography
toronto family portraits
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High Park GTA

*** Family 2 ***

high park photo sessions
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