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Mommy and Me Newborn Session | Studio | Dallas Newborn Photographer | Baby Hayley

Mar 16, 2021

Mommy and Me Studio Newborn Session

I am just going to finally own it…

I, Amanda Carter, am obsessed with newborns. From their tiny fingers and toes, to their little squeaks and amazing new baby smell, they have officially stolen my heart.

There is just something so special about capturing these precious babes in the arms of the mama who carried them around as a part of themselves for the better part of a year. While Megan is not new to being called mom, Hayley is her first girl. So bring on all the pink, bows, lace and tutus!

Now, let’s just pause for a moment and talk about what a rockstar Hayley’s mama is.

Not only did Megan come prepared with multiple outfit choices (& a bow to match each) for her mommy and me session but she drove an HOUR to come see me. Let me repeat that again. She drove ONE HOUR, newborn in tow, to come get photographed by me in my studio. Ya’ll that’s a BIG deal when you are exhausted and also have 2 toddler boys at home!

If you have had a baby you know what little amount of sleep you get in the first couple weeks of their life. Especially breastfeeding mamas (which Megan is!), as those babies are eating every couple hours (if that!). Even if baby manages to sleep a longer stretch it doesn’t mean mom gets to… it just means she gets to wake up and pump instead!

Sweet Hayley was only 6 days young in these pictures AND Megans husband (alongside my husband) was gone all night on a SWAT call… so she was on baby duty by herself the night before our session!

But did Megan show up looking as tired as I’m sure she felt? No way! …and I have pictures to prove it! 😉 She was absolutely radiant with the most beautiful squishy baby to match.

Megan, what a privilege it was to get to photograph you and Hayley. Thank you for trusting me with your sweet girl.

*Fun fact: I loved snuggling and photographing Hayley so much that my husband and I actually had a discussion this past Sunday (just 4 days after her session) about starting the process of having another baby …Coincidence?!

I think not 🙂

Want to see another Mommy and Me Newborn Session? Check out Kylie & Baby Tinsley’s Session Here

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