Bringing a new baby home is one of the most exciting and anxiety provoking moment for new parents. I vividly remember what it was like putting my first born in her car seat and carefully securing her into our car when we drove home from the hospital…I think I told my husband to drive like a snail during our first car ride as a family of three. There are so many tiny details that change day by day in those first few weeks—not only with the baby, but with space and ourselves! I think about myself as a brand new mom and sometimes feel stunned at how much I’ve changed in these past few years —physically and emotionally! This is all to say newborn sessions are not just about your new baby but also about you and your changing life!
I usually recommend families secure a newborn session within the first two weeks of a baby’s birth in order to take advantage of a mostly sleeping baby and preserve all those features that seems to quickly evolve. In order to prepare for a newborn session, I recommend the following easy 3 tips: