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.Read More
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…Read More
Choosing your birth team is so important because it will directly effect your experience of your birth and the outcome. Here’s a guide of 18 questions to ask when you interview doulas to attend your birth…Read More
As a birth photographer documenting families in Colorado Springs and Denver, I’ve had my work published in many magazines and newspapers, on book covers, blogs and social media accounts. I grew up hearing only horror stories about birth and messages from media and culture about labor as something to be feared, that the pain is more immense than anything imaginable. I am glad that these publications are starting to tell a different story because I’ve seen first hand that birth can be peaceful, empowering, and inspiring. Those positive stories about birth need to be shared more often and I’m happy to bring light to the aw and wonder of all birth experiences.Read More
Whenever there is a shift in culture, there is always push back.
I'm sure you've heard someone say it, "a healthy mom and baby is what's important."
True. That is important. But how often do we use those words to only describe the physical health…Read More
After a swift labor, a baby girl named Finley was born at home in the water surrounded by her mom, dad, older sister, and grandmother.Read More