Most common questions...


When should i schedule my maternity session?

It is best to do newborn sessions between 32-36 weeks before you get too uncomfortable and feel swollen as it gets closer to your due date. The best time to contact the studio to ensure a spot on the calendar is in your second trimester. If you decide last minute that you want to capture that gorgeous bump you can absolutely still contact the studio to see if there is an opening and we can fit you in!


When do I schedule my newborn session and how does that work?

Baby's come on their own schedule and that is totally ok! It is best to reserve a spot on the calendar when you are in your second trimester. The session fee secures your due date and once the baby arrives you contact the studio to share the happy news and we schedule your session within the first 5-10 days.


How old should my baby be when we do the session?

Newborn sessions are typically best done when your baby is around 5-10 days old. They are much sleepier and love to be curled up when they are so fresh and new. After 2 weeks is when a baby will start to develop baby acne and start to have more awake hours.


Do i need to supply props for my session?

Absolutely not! I spend a ton of time collecting and making things that will compliment your little one perfectly and when you book your session you have complete access to the entire collection that grows weekly! ;) Of course, if you have something special you would like to include you can share that when we talk before your session so I can come up with a unique way to include things that are special to you. Customizing sessions to fit each clients personality in a unique way is one of my favorite challenges! If you would like to purchase something special I can recommend plenty of amazing vendors that specialize in creating beautiful unique pieces that will be sure to fit your Sugar Baby at the time of their session.


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