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How to have a calm birth

Naomi Woolfson, Embrace Bump to Baby, explains how you can experience a calm birth.

You may be wondering how the birthing mama looks so calm and collected throughout even though she is birthing in a pool in her living room!

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BLUEBELL SESSIONS OXFORDSHIRE – 2018

Despite the weather being horrific over the past few weeks, I am certain that Spring will finally catch up with us and within a couple of weeks we will start to see the carpets of wonderful Bluebells again! There are so many wonderful spots to pick from for the Bluebells Sessions in Oxfordshire, we are truly spoilt with our counties beauty!

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MODELS REQUIRED

I’m embarking on a new project and am looking for a selection of girls aged between 15 and 18 to model for me.

If you have a daughter, niece, friend, cousin who loves to have her photo taken, maybe has a quirky style, and likes to play with hair and make-up, then this might be perfect for her.

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MUMMY AND ME SESSIONS

Ok so it might be a little bit sexist and I’m all for daddy and me sessions too, but what better way to celebrate Mothers Day, than to have some beautiful pics of you and your precious babies. Whether inside the studio or outside in the snow, join me for a quick 30-minute session with your little ones, whether they are 5 or 15!

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LETS GO OUTSIDE

If you have a toddler over the age of 1, the thought of having any sort of photo session with them might be the most horrifying thought ever! The little toads rarely sit still, and getting a smile out of them is going to be impossible, right? No, not if we head outside.

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LIFE BEFORE BABY

A couple of nights ago hubby and I went out on a rare date night. Up to London to see a band and have a bite to eat. Nothing out of the ordinary, and a night that gave him a chance remember that I’m not always in trackie bottoms, covered in baby poo, or sticky fingerprints from my toddler, and that I did, in fact, have long hair that occasionally gets let down! Reminiscent of the times ‘before baby’ (or what we would call pre-S)!

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WHEN ARE YOU GOING TO HAVE ANOTHER BABY?

Its a question I get asked a lot doing what I do! Like a typical mum, I’m super proud of my gorgeous girl so I often chat about her in the studio. And of course the question pops up, are you going to have another baby, or are you done now? And I have two very different answers to the question….

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What if my baby….? Concerns about booking a newborn shoot

I frequently meet new mums, and when they find out what I do, the next line is hear is ‘I wish I had done a newborn shoot with ……..’ Of course I usually ask them why they didn’t and the same replies come up over and over again, so I thought I would take some time to answer those concerns in the hope that it may put your mind at rest if you are considering booking!

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Stunning family photography in the Oxfordshire countryside!

The last few weeks have been wonderful outside for the wide variety of beautiful backdrops in the Oxfordshire countryside. Despite the weather being very changeable, which to be frank, is nothing new for the UK. I’ve had some amazing outdoor sessions, gorgeous babies, lovely families, and some beautiful mummies to be, and have loved every minute.

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Photoshop – Editing Before and Afters

One of the most common phrases heard from parents to me is ...'could you just photoshop my.....' (grey hair, arms a bit thinner, boobs a bit higher), and they chuckle away, no doubt secretly hoping that I will turn them from mummy to supermodel in the...

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Birth Photography Oxfordshire – Baby Sebastian

I am very lucky to have a 'job' which I adore. Don't get me wrong, there are days when I question my sanity. And every now and then I have a day when all I can do is grin from ear to ear. I was approached recently by the most lovely mummy to be who asked...

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Bluebell Photography in Oxfordshire

This is my favourite time of year for photography, especially in Oxfordshire. The fields are covered with an array of colour. From the bright, happy feel of the Rapeseed fields, and the fairy-like pink blossom trees - to the stunning carpets of Bluebells, which never...

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Free Canvas With Each Sitter Session

If you missed out the newborn photo shoot stage - then a sitter session is a wonderful way to capture your little ones before they are totally on the move. The session takes place when your baby can sit and crawl, but doesn’t yet walk. Every baby develops differently,...

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My Mummy and Me Session!

I can't count the number of people that say to me, gosh you must be taking pictures of Sienna all the time in here (the studio), and I'm sure they imagine my walls covered in images of my daughter. No, is always the answer! My sweet, funny beautiful girl, happens to...

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When to book your newborn photography session

Without a doubt the question I get asked a lot, is when to book your newborn photography session is whilst you are pregnant. Many mums that contact me after baby arrives, didn't think about it whilst they were pregnant, and think they need to be able to...

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Breastfeeding photography session

My first breastfeeding photography session! With what I do I am very privileged to meet so many mums from different backgrounds and families. This means I get to share in some very intimate moments with their families, especially with my newborn sessions. However,...

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Newborn session – what to expect

When mums and dads speak to me, they often have lots of the same questions, so I thought I would give you a little bit more information about how session works, what to expect from your newborn session and when to book! When To Book The best time to photograph a...

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