Breastfeeding & Nurturing Sessions
My love for mothers nurturing their children came from my first few births. Then, in 2019, I worked with five amazing goddesses for a photo session, inspired by World Breastfeeding Week. There is something so amazing, that even words can’t describe, as to how a mother nurtures her children.
I love watching a mother bond with her baby, whether it be through bottle feeding in a cafe at your local garden centre, to breastfeeding on the beach - these moments are special, extraordinary, and treasured for life.
Some mummies find the final few months of breastfeeding and weaning, the hardest. They have fed their babies for months and months, and now they are stopping something that is so natural and God-given, to let their baby move on to 'bigger' things.
That doesn’t mean that those memories have to be forgotten.
Nurturing sessions vary in age of baby, from newborn to toddler age. There is no ‘age limit’ to Nurturing sessions, because no matter how your baby is, their little story of a mother and baby’s feeding journey is so important to document.
Do you just offer breastfeeding photo sessions?
Whilst I am a strong advocate for the benefits of breastfeeding, I support all mums in their nurturing journey and for as long as they need to provide milk for their babies. Every mother makes a choice that is best for her baby, and best for her. Showing that bond and loving quality that a mother and parent owns.
What should we wear?
I'm happy to discuss colour options, but the rule of thumb is stick with natural and complimentary colours - whites, creams and pastel colours.
Indoor or Outdoor?
Depending on the weather, I love outdoor Nurturing sessions. When a mother and nature come together, it is the most natural thing ever, in my opinion. If you are more comfortable in your home, or indoors, that is just as awesome as well!
Can others come too?
Of course - I encourage you to have your partner and other children, especially if you are still feeding more than one baby or tandem feed and for them to be really involved. It is a chapter for you and your family, and that's what I want to document for you.
What should we expect?
Relaxed, chilled and natural photographs, created during our time together. I will do everything I can to make you feel at ease; chat with your children so they open up more; and, work with you to capture perfect moments of you and your family.
"Absolutely love these! What has me in complete awe is how all of us were complete strangers only moments before these photos, yet we look like we have known each other for years."
Victoria McGaughey, World Breastfeeding Week Photo Session