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Miss Addie Kate was a sweet little bug for our session. She is one lucky girl, she has a wonderful big sister and awesome parents. I cant wait to watch her grow!

I had the honor of shooting Kendra and Craig’s big baby announcement this past fall, and I was so excitied to shoot her maternity photos as well. I can’t wait to meet that sweet baby boy!

We snuck out of town while our house is being renovated and got to squeeze in a short session with my sister and nephew Levi. He is so cute and is growing so fast!

As a mama who has had a few rough c-sections myself, I knew exactly what Elissa wanted when she said she wasn’t ready for photos of herself yet and that she really just wanted to capture Jackson by himself and with his sister while he was still this small.

We did this session in their apartment while everyone stayed comfy and away from germs, it was so relaxing!!!

This session was also featured on Little Bellows here, which I am super pumped about!

Charlotte was the sweetest little peanut. She was two months old at our session and sweet as can be. Thanks Jessica and Ben for letting me cuddle her!!!

Today is World Prematurity Day and in honor of that, I want to share a bit about my friend Mellisa and her adorable baby boy. Jack was born at 32 weeks and was two months old in these photos!

Their family went through so much to get Jack here. Mellisa has always been so brave and open about her struggles with infertility and that is something I admire so much about her! From Mellisa:

“Both of our children were conceived thru in-vitro fertilization. Our seven year old is biologically ours, but Jack Henry is an adopted embryo. We found out with further testing (while trying to add to our family) that scientifically speaking, our oldest shouldn’t be here. My eggs were never viable, and science can’t explain her. Although adoption was always something we were interested in, the desire to be pregnant was still so strong for me. So, we spoke with our doctors, and decided to adopt an embryo. Jack Henry was created from two amazing strangers, who selflessly donated so that we could grow our family. Although Jack is adopted, I was able to have the amazing experience of growing him inside my womb. What an incredible blessing. I felt him move, I heard his heart beat, and watched him grow.”

My baby boy turned one! We celebrated with a quadruple birthday party a few weeks after his day since my husband and two other boys all have birthdays too in a 2 week span of time (we will see how long I can get away with that!).

So since we didn’t have much planned for his ACTUAL birthday, I decided to commemorate with a cake smash session – on film of course!

Happy birthday sweet boy!!!