November 11, 2023
Hey love! It’s Krystal Shugas here, your friendly neighborhood photographer and your go-to gal for capturing those magical moments in life. Today, we’re diving into the why behind maternity photography and why missing out on it might be a missed opportunity – and trust me, there are a few cons!
Let’s get one thing straight: pregnancy is a superpower. You’re growing a tiny human inside you, and that, my friend, is something to celebrate! Maternity photos are all about immortalizing this incredible chapter of your life. It’s like a love letter to your bump, a keepsake for you, your kiddo, and even their kiddos someday.
Now, here are a few reasons why maternity photography is as important as having chocolate in your emergency stash (yes, it’s that crucial):
Image taken by EJB Photography; Phoenix Arizona
1. Documenting the Journey
Pregnancy flies by faster than you can say “cravings.” One minute, you’re announcing your pregnancy, and the next, you’re counting down to the big day. Maternity photos freeze these moments, letting you cherish the journey and remember all those tiny kicks and belly laughs. Yes you will remember that peanut butter made you sick, I still tell my husband it smelled like peas. But then there are the other moments. The first movement ultrasounds, finding out the gender (if you choose). These are the moments I think about when I look at my maternity photos.
2. Celebrating You (and That Beautiful Bump!)
During pregnancy, it’s easy to forget just how stunning you are. Maternity photoshoots are like glam sessions for your belly. We’ll make you feel like the queen you are, with all the spotlight on you and that gorgeous bump. Plus, you’ll have an excuse to rock that maternity gown you’ve been eyeing!
3. Creating Priceless Memories
Think of maternity photos as time capsules filled with love and anticipation. When your kiddo grows up, these pictures will be like a treasure map to their very beginning. You can share stories of your pregnancy journey and show them how excited you were to meet them.
4. Including the Whole Family
Maternity sessions aren’t just about you; they’re a chance to celebrate your growing family. Get the partner involved, bring along your fur babies, and capture the love and excitement spreading throughout your household. It’s like a pre-party before the baby arrives! Some of my favorite photos are of my boys hugging and kissing my belly, waiting just as anxiously as me for their sibling’s arrival.
The Cons of Skipping Maternity Photography
Now, let’s talk about what might happen if you decide to skip the maternity photoshoot:
So, officially, there you have it, my friends! Maternity photography isn’t just about taking pictures; it’s about creating memories, celebrating life, and capturing the essence of this beautiful journey. Don’t let these moments slip away; let’s make some magic together!
If you would like to see inspiration for your session or talk to us about creating a Maternity Photoshoot for you, you can visit our website HERE.