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Introducing Kennedy

Sweet Kennedy came to us in March for her newborn portraits. Her father is in medical school here in Nashville. Even with that challenge, the family seemed to be doing amazingly well at their ordering appointment.  It will be fun to see this little girl grow over the next year…

Introducing Elizabeth

Miss Elizabeth was born this past February here in Nashville.  When she came in for her session, she was 7 days old.  She slept like a dream.  She may have pooped on a blanket…we won’t disclose that information.  She was just a little angel to photograph.  Her newborn images are…

5 Things I Know About New Dads

A guest post to new mothers.  By: Kirsten Holthusen-LudwigConfession: Portions of the male brain will forever remain a mystery to me. I will never truly know what it is like to become a father, but I have watched several men in my life become fathers for the first time. There…

My Babies Were Taken:  Why Language Matters

April is Cesarean Awareness Month.  This post is my experience with cesarean birth and how my views and feelings changed by simply changing the language I used to talk about it.  My twin babies arrived into the world at 38 weeks, 1 day.  I took extreme care of myself, because…

7 surprising things after childbirth

Most woman plan well for birth. Everything is often well researched and planned out. But what about after birth? I know I was not prepared for some of the things that followed. I somewhat felt betrayed by my friends who went before me and my ob/gyn for not telling me…