Birth Story

Breathtaking award-winning photos show the beauty and bravery of birth

The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) just announced its 2020 Image Contest winners and YOU GUYS…the talent displayed in these images is BREATHTAKING. Over 700 entries were made from 22 countries in 6 categories including: overall winner, birth details, delivery, labor, fresh 48, and postpartum. Winners were chosen on a point system and […]

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The birth of Amelia: The story of a birth plan diverted

Oh births…they’re just so unpredictable! And you know what else is unpredictable? Birth plans. They are great to have to remind an expectant mom of what she would like to happen in the best of circumstances, but 99% of the time, the birth plan is altered at some point during labor…if not thrown out altogether! […]

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Charlotte Birth Worker Spotlight #1: Sara D’Amico of Bellies & Babies

One of my resolutions in 2020 is to shine a spotlight on some of my amazing birth worker peers here in Charlotte. I am surrounded by an abundance of inspirational and bad ass women who are devoted to providing care, offering education, and being a beacon of calm and strength for women as they progress […]

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Lifestyle Newborn Session

The Birth of Vivi: A Birth Story turned Fresh 48 session turned Lifestyle Newborn session

  ““Hi Nicole, I found your work online and I am obsessed!! You’re amazing!”” I knew Lynsey and I would hit it off the moment I read her email. 😂 She had reached out because she was looking for someone to photograph the birth of her first baby, a little girl. I have had the […]

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Family Session

My Top 10 Favorite Family Christmas Activities in Charlotte

I used to like Christmas. It was nice to visit with extended family every year and watch old Christmas movies with my sisters. But that was the extent of my Christmas festivities. Then I had children. And now I LOVE Christmas. Like, REALLY love it. I start listening to the holiday music channels November 1st […]

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Birth Story

Why is Birth Photography so expensive??

I was going to write a long, drawn-out, SEO-boosting post on this topic, but I decided instead to keep it short and sweet so that it really sticks! When you ask people with children what the best day of their life has been thus far, they will inevitably give you one of the following responses: […]

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Birth Story

The Birth of Josiah: Rebecca’s Story

I was introduced to Rebecca through her doula, and my friend, Andrea Gerdes. If you’ll recall, Andrea and I had developed a partnership that allows us to bundle our services to interested clients. Not long after we announced our partnership, Andrea had a consultation with Rebecca, a prospective client, and she jumped at the idea […]

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General Photography

My Miscarriage Story

Did you know that today (October 15th) is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day? In October 1988, when President Ronald Reagan declared it National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day, he said, “When a child loses his parent, they are called an orphan. When a spouse loses her or his partner, they are called a […]

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