How To Best Prepare For Your At Home Newborn Session

Hudson Valley and Westchester Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

Preparing for a memorable newborn photography session at your home

For those who may want a storytelling experience in documenting your first few days and weeks with your baby, then a lifestyle at home session is perfect for you. I love these sessions, because they show a comprehensive timeline, a visual journal of sorts, into those magical weeks. As cliche as it sounds, they do go by SO fast. Babies change at the blink of an eye. Soon those precious newborn outfits will be too small, and features will begin to change. Photographing all aspects of your newborn experience is one of my most favorite things to do. So how do I do it? What can you expect in a session with me?

When all of my kids were born, I took endless pictures of their first few days and weeks. As a NICU nurse, I knew first hand how quickly babies change, and I wanted to remember them just as they were in all their newborn cuteness. In fact, my impromptu photo sessions with my kids made me realize how much I wanted to do this for others. Sessions with me should feel easy. I never want anyone to feel unprepared or stressed. I created a newborn welcome guide, which everyone gets when they book with me. I include tons of info in there about how to prepare your home and what to expect. But, to let you in on a secret, when it comes to your home, there isn’t a whole lot to do! I focus on one to two rooms for our photos, and I just ask that those be free of clutter. Other than that, I will take care of the rest. I communicate with you, to figure out the best rooms for us to use based on natural light. What you need to do? Just love on your baby and your family! That is really ALL you need to do for beautiful photos!

I make myself available to all of my clients so they have all questions answered, and receive all the support they need. Do you have any questions or comments? I would love to hear them!



I wholeheartedly believe in the power of authentic documentation. Our stories and truths are not only a gift for ourselves, but also through the generations, becoming treasured keepsakes as proof of our place and time. My passion lies in storytelling that focuses on your present moments. Whether our adventures take us deep into the Hudson Valley, high in the Catskill Mountains, or within the comfort of your home, it is always about where you are meant to be and where you feel the most alive.