Category Archives: Pregnancy

10 Tips for Stunning Newborn Photos & Birth Announcements

As a professional photographer and momma-to-be, I especially love doing newborn photoshoots! New babies are so tiny, peaceful, and perfect! Can you believe I didn’t have newborn photos taken with my daughter? It’s something I’ll always regret (but alas, I wasn’t a photographer then!). Anyhow, I have compiled a list of tips & tricks that […]

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Happy Birthday to my Loverface & a Life Update

Happy birthday to my hubbster! Jon turned the big 2-9 today. Goodness, he’s gettin’ old. ;) I always feel bad because he has all his “big days” in mid-June: Father’s Day, our anniversary, and his birthday within a 1-week span. He gets seriously screwed in the gift department (sorry babe!). And, yet again, we’re spending […]

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Yep, I’m having another Baby Shower!

Let me just say, I feel a little awkward having a Baby Shower for the 2nd child—but my sister & friends assured me that with 5 years between kiddos & a different sex altogether, it’s perfectly acceptable. Heck, if they want to throw me one I’ll take it! Who am I to say no? And […]

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26.5 Week Bumpdate

How far along are you? 26 weeks, 3 days…aka: 6½ months. How big is the baby? About the size of a head of lettuce. He’s about 2lbs. according to his growth scan. =) Weight Gain? Up to 13 lbs now…but only about 10 weeks to go. If I keep going at 1lb/week, I’m 100% happy with […]

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ICP Awareness Day: My Story

Today, June 10th, is Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) Awareness Day (also known as Cholestasis of Pregnancy, or Obstetric Cholestasis). For those of you who aren’t aware, ICP is a very rare complication of pregnancy that usually presents in the 3rd trimester, characterized by widespread, severe itching that is often more intense at night—the only […]

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