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Birth Stories


Let's tell YOUR story, the welcoming of your little one...

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Birth Stories


Let's tell YOUR story, the welcoming of your little one...

The whole point of woman-centered birth is the knowledge that a woman is the birth power source. She may need, and deserve, help, but in essence, she always had, currently has, and will have the power.
— Heather McCue

Our First Year Collection

This collection includes 4 full sessions that can be any sessions that we offer (Pregnancy Announcement, Maternity, Milk Bath, Newborn Session, Fresh 48, Milestones, Family, up until the First Year of the baby) as well as a Birth Story.

More details below...

 

Birth Stories

Birth is such an important time, not only in a woman’s life, but the whole family, it’s the welcoming of a new life into this world, into YOUR world. I usually compare it to a wedding!  It's something unknown, a new milestone in your life, in your life as a couple. 

So why even hire a birth photographer you ask? 

Well, at times, as birthing mamma’s we forget how much support we had, how we looked, what was going behind the scenes, the details in the home/hospital, your reaction to when you saw your baby for the first time, your partners unconditional love for you for being SO STRONG… having a photographer during this important moment allows you to keep the moment tangible and alive! 

I don't want a lot of people in the room, you say?

I understand you completely, this is why I can be considered a fly on the wall. I am respectful of your space the whole time and will stay out of the way of providers for them to do their work. 

Allow me the opportunity to capture this AMAZING moment in your life. 

Birth Photography Q&A Click here

**Payment Plans available for Birth Stories**

 
 

Birth Story Collections

ALL inclusive pricing Starting at $1350

All Collections include: 

  • In person Pre-Consultation to discuss contract and birth plan
  • 2 weeks on-call prior to due date until baby arrives with continuos communication during the weeks to be aware of changes in plans
  • Coverage of your birth which starts when you reach active labor/transition (6 cms or contractions every 3-4 minutes lasting at least a minute long) and ends 1-2 hours after the baby is born
  • Birth locations (home, hospital or birth center) within 20 miles from the Waltham MA are included in the fee (additional miles would incur in an additional fee)
  • Professional editing of images included in package
  • Complimentary 8x8 Heirloom Album
  • A Minimum of 75 Images or more based on Collection chosen
  • Extra Products available for an additional cost
 

Father Testimonial

 
Initially when my wife and I were discussing birth photographers my thought was “do I really want someone there photographing such a private and intimate experience?” My wife felt strongly about having Shirley present at our birth to capture the moments to look back on.

I was still hesitant going into the birth because I didn’t want the photographer taking away from the experience or making herself present during our birth. I also didn’t want my wife to be affected by having photos taken but she was unaware of Shirley’s presence. I’m so glad we went through with having Shirley there as those are some of my favorite images to look at. There’s no way I could forget that day but being able to look at the images makes the memory flood back much more vividly.

I was nervous about her presence but she was able to remain in the background during the whole experience until it ended with our baby boy arriving earth side. She then took some posed pictures that I am so grateful for also.

I would suggest anyone wanting to remember the special day of their child’s birth to have a birth photographer present. Especially Shirley, she rocks.
— Charles K.
 

If you are ready to book our services please click below

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Motherhood Sessions


Motherhood Sessions


 
With all my heart, with every inch of my soul, with every breath I take, I promise to love you forever
— - Internet Source - Mom's Everywhere

Book your Maternity Session and Newborn Session for additional discounts. Please inquire for further details. 

Maternity and Portrait Sessions

Document that special time when your little one was still in your belly, the glow you had, how radiant you looked (even if you might not feel that way). It's always amazing to look back at the images and see the wonders of a woman's body and how they are able to grow a another being inside of them. 

Our focus is to provide excellent customer service, products and images that will be loved by you and your family. We aim to showcase a variety of products that will perfectly compliment your home and lifestyle.

Let's chat and discuss your needs and vision for your session... 

Session Fee $175

Document that special time when your little one is still in your belly and the glow you had. The power of a woman's body to go through all those changes deserves to be captured.

Capture your little ones while they are still little, or when they are growing. It's always amazing to look back at the images and see the how much they change, we change.

All Portrait Sessions include:

  • In Person Pre-consultation to discuss style of shoot
  • Session at your favorite location (can take place outdoor or in home) within 20 miles from the Waltham MA (additional miles would incur in an additional fee)
  • 2 change's of outfits
  • Designer Dresses available for Maternity Sessions, Breastfeeding Sessions, among other
  • Pricing does not include products or digital images
  • Please inquire for products and image pricing
 
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Newborn Sessions


Newborn Sessions


 

Newborn Sessions

Our focus is to provide excellent customer service, products and images that will be loved by you and your family. We aim to showcase a variety of products that will perfectly compliment your home and lifestyle. What perfect way to compliment you little ones room than with beautiful portraits!

Let's chat and discuss your needs and vision for your session... 

In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Session

Let's capture those little details of our newborns. They grow so quickly and at times we forget how they looked during the first fewdays in earth. Document how you spent those days with the little one, include the sibling, the fur baby (we love fur babies), and remember these days for life!

    Welcome Baby Newborn Session

    This type of session is extra special as it is done while baby is 48 hours new. These are done at the hospital or at home. We aim to capture the emotions of those first hours, the siblings and family meeting the new additions. This session is all about the raw emotions and details of our little one. 

     

    Session fee $225

    All Newborn Sessions Include: 

    • In Person Pre-consultation to discuss style of shoot
    • Session either at home/hospital (depending on session type)
    • 20 miles from the Waltham MA are included in the fee (additional miles would incur in an additional fee)
    • Variety of props for use during session, in addition to Designer dresses for mom to use during session
    • Pricing does not include products or digital images
    • Please inquire for products and image pricing
     

    *Pricing can change at any moment*