You are creating a new life and either starting a new family or adding to it. This time is not only about your growing bump, but also about the intimate relationship you have with your partner and your children (if you have some already).
I don’t have many photos of my mum with her big belly. But I do have one when she was decorating the Christmas tree with the help of my older brother. You get the sense that they weren’t simply waiting for Father Christmas come, but for something bigger and better to arrive and just I love it!
So why not make some memories for your children to enjoy and start your own?
I would suggest
The best time to photograph your bump is anywhere between the 34th and 37th week. Your belly should be showing beautifully and
For clothing, the key is to keep it simple. Choose natural tones and solid colours for dresses and tops. Try to avoid bright colours, heavy patterns or prints. At the
For dads joining the session, I recommend denim jeans with a simple collared shirt or a plain t-shirt, which is always a winner. For an intimate session, a bare-chested look works well, especially if it is followed up with a precious newborn baby and daddy portrait.
I have created a special Bump and Baby Package that allows you to capture the ‘before and after’. This is the best option if you are planning to have both a maternity and a newborn session.