The dream vs the reality: a birth story

The dream vs the reality: a birth story

The dream vs the reality – the arrival of our second son. In real life it’s not like the movies or on TV shows. It’s usually less dramatic, more disgusting and messy and FAR less glamorous. Pregnancy is one thing but giving birth? That’s a...
Mums with new babies, be kind to yourselves

Mums with new babies, be kind to yourselves

As I write this I am currently 39 weeks and 5 days pregnant. So far so good, apart from having a poorly child at home who has had a nasty D&V bug for 7 days now, oh the joy! But so far no baby, no broken waters just a whole bunch of braxton hicks (typically...
Beautiful outdoor maternity photos in Edinburgh

Beautiful outdoor maternity photos in Edinburgh

Dee contacted me during her pregnancy wanting to book me to photograph her brand new baby in a newborn session but also wanted to surprise her partner with some beautiful maternity portraits. Being from South Africa Dee specifically requested we shoot outdoors and...

Your hospital bag checklist

You should have your hospital bag packed and ready to go four to six weeks before your due date – and make sure dad or your birth partner knows where it is. Download my comprehensive checklist to help you ensure you've packed everything.

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