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Danielle and Jesse welcome a new little bean . Ann Arbor Michigan . Newbornish


When Ares was born I would have rather died then have photos taken the first two months. I didn’t sleep, I was nursing non stop, I was exhausted and I’d lost a ton of blood so my iron was low and I got dizzy every time I walked more then 5 steps the first two weeks. Sometimes new moms and dads don’t have the energy or the inclination to have a photo session that first 1-7 days of their newborns coming home.  GASP, it riles me to no end to see advice everywhere that if it doesn’t get done early there will be a disaster.  No disasters, no face acne, no “missing out” on anything will occur, it just means that nesting is happening and when the new family is ready the photos will be too.  Danielle and Jesse set up one date for their session, but when the time came sleep was something much more important then photos and we rescheduled.  Like all reschedules it ended up being magical.  Here are a few images from their newborn session.


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