Colorado Springs Birth Photographer : Danica Donnelly
An expert in maternity, birth and newborn photography. Passionate about helping your family connect on a deeper level.

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Photographing pregnancies, births, newborns, families and the postpartum period in the Colorado Springs area, Danica seeks to help your children feel safe, loved and connected in your family. She blogs about pregnancy, preparing for your birth, postpartum care, simplicity parenting, minimalism parenting, peaceful parenting, and how to have happy children.

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What is the difference between a Midwife and a Doula?

Doulas and midwives are both priceless assets to your birth team. As your healthcare provider, your midwife will handle the clinical responsibilities during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and postpartum, while your doula provides information, as well as physical and emotional support. Midwives and doulas have differing but complementary roles. Both will support and encourage the healthiest birth practices, ensuring a more satisfying childbirth experience for your family.

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Top 12 Questions to Ask When Interviewing A Birth Photographer

In terms of photography, birth photography definitely one of the most challenging types of events to photograph because of its unpredictable nature. This is one area where you definitely get what you pay for. If you want to have a reliable photographer who is accustomed to the lifestyle of being on call and dropping everything to come to you, day or night, as well as has the expensive equipment and skills necessary to photograph in low light situations, as well as the intuition to navigate the sensitivity of birth spaces…

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Top 13 questions to ask when interviewing a midwife for your birth

Choosing your midwife will have a direct effect on your birth experience and your outcome. It’s highly advised to interview many midwives in your area before choosing who would be best at your birth. When doing your interviews, here are excellent questions to ask…

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A Colorado Springs midwife's perspective on why you should hire a birth photographer

Really, I cannot recommend the hiring of a professional birth photographer strongly enough! Of all the events of our lives, very few compare in beauty, in significance, in triumph, in profound power to those in which we bring our priceless offspring spiraling into the light!

How abundantly worthy they are to be preserved!

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Nightly Words

Sometimes it seems we careen into bedtime like we had no idea it was there, just ahead, and we crash into the rocks of brushing teeth, straightening rooms, and slugging arms and legs into pajamas…

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Our Home, Our Greatest Investment

Dear Little One,

In the beginning of our family, when you were still in God's mind, there was a man who loved a woman. When he finally found her in the middle of a snowstorm, he knew her immediately as the mother of all his future memories….

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