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Booking your newborn session

As a mom of 3, I know how important it is to get those snuggly, squishy photos of your brand new baby. The best time for newborn session is when baby is between 4-18 days old.

As soon as you know your due date- get in contact with me! This will make it easier to those snuggly photos.

Your due date is just a holding spot- once your baby is here, we will officially schedule your newborn session.

Props and Outfits

Don’t stress this part- I have everything we will need, from buckets, to bowls, and everything in between. Lots of variety. I have a full closet of outfits for both girls and boys.

How to Get Started with Your Newborn Photos

I know all this is a lot to take in but I’m here to make it super easy for you!

You can book as early as you feel comfortable. Most moms-to-be book at around the 12-week mark. I send you the contract and invoice.

You pay the 50% deposit and when baby comes you shoot me an email within 24 hours of birth. That is when I get you an actual session date.

I like to shoot posed newborns within the first 4-16 days being earth side so we get the ALL the squishy, sleepy poses.

Newborn photographer in Towson Maryland

Common Questions for Newborn Photos

It usually takes three weeks for me to complete your gallery for you. I email you a link that you can share with your family and you all can download the images; They are all sized for print and I include the print rights with all galleries.

Most sessions are shot in my studio in Timonium, MD but If you are having a hard recovery I can pack the studio up and come to you!

For those coming to the studio, it is located on the first floor and has a huge seating area for you to get comfy in!


I have so many props, outfits, wraps and bonnets that it is not necessary for you to bring anything but if there is something special you want incorporated then feel free to let me know!

Behind the scene photos taken are a MUST!! I love all the swooing over your new bundle of joy just as much as you do!

You can book your newborn session as early as you know you are pregnant. I mark down your due date but when baby comes you let me know within 24 hours of birth and I get you on the schedule. These squishy poses you see are usually shot within the first 16 days of life.

When it comes to your session date there is no need to worry that “your baby won’t cooperate.”

I hear that a lot and I do have a few tricks to use but here are some things that you can do on your end to prep for a great session:

  1. Bring a pacifier: Trust me, I know most don’t like turning to these, but these come in handy during your session. It helps soothe your baby down into the squishy pose in most cases.
  2. Extra Milk: Bring enough milke for up to 2-3 feedings, sometimes babies goes through milk much faster since we are moving to pose. If you are nursing, avoid dairy and spricy foods for at least 48 hours before your session.
  3. Bring a brush: keeping a brush handy helps when switching out bonnets and tie backs during your session. most enjoy the soft brush during their session.
  4. Extra Blankets: I do nakey poses for your newborn to capture all those sweet moments and the extra warmth from your blanket helps keep them sleepy.
  5. Extra diapers: Babies are soothed much easier with a dry diaper, we normally change them every outfit change. Bring at least 3-4 extra diapers.
“Abbey made me feel GORGEOUS! The dress and flower crown, along with Abbey's instructions and encouragement through the session, made me feel like a pregnant goddess. It was an easy, fun, and free-spirited photo-shoot. I can't wait to take more photos with her.”
Happy Customer
“Abbey's passion, patience, and attention to what we wanted is what made our experience so special. I am so happy with our photos and experience and plan to book again in the future.”
Happy Customer