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Everything You Need to Know: Maternity + Newborn

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Seattle Maternity + Newborn Photographer 

Congratulations on your little bundle of joy! I specialize in in-home, natural light newborn photography + lifestyle maternity photography. 

My maternity sessions are done on location – at a favorite park, in your home, or at a magical PNW destination. Sessions are playful, full of love and a true celebration of this amazing chapter in your journey as a family! 

Imagine cozying up at home with your sweet babe, relaxing in the comfort of your own home. I love getting to do newborn session at your home because you are forming so many amazing memories there – this is the home that you will bring your baby home to, the nursery where you will rock him or her to sleep in the wee hours of the morning & that is so special! I will gently guide poses and ideas, but my style is largely baby led, creating natural family photos.

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“We feel so lucky to have found Meredith to be our family photographer as we go through many milestones. We have had the honor of working with Meredith for over a year now as she’s captured our move to Seattle, our first pregnancy, our daughter as a newborn, turning 6 months and 1 year and now capturing our second pregnancy and all the new milestones to come. She is so genuine and loving and makes every photography session full of joy, laughter and love that it feels like your are just spending the day with a best friend having fun. That feeling truly shows in the authentic photos she captures of our family! If you are looking for someone who is easy and fun to work with, who can capture every true emotion of each family member, and shows you in images the way you feel inside, then look no further. Meredith truly is the best and one of a kind!!” – Karin

Forever Clients

It is one of my greatest joys to get to photograph my couples & families year after year. I love building friendships with my clients, and that they trust me with each of their milestones (and the little moments in between). This is why so many of my clients become “Forever Clients” – When you hire me, you’re not just getting a photographer, but someone who genuinely loves to celebrate your adventures with you!

See some examples here!

seattle family, maternity, and newborn photography, in home and on location

Pricing + Information

On-Location Maternity

– $850 –

On-location session at one location, up to two outfits, lasting about an hour. I typically recommend doing maternity sessions in the 33-34 week window (See FAQ).

In-Home Newborn

– $950 –

Sessions typically last about an hour and a half depending on how your baby is feeling. If you need to feed, change, etc. that is totally fine! Sessions typically occur within 2-3 weeks of birth. I recommend 2-3 outfits including a neutral white onesie & a swaddle look.

Full Maternity + Newborn

– $1,700 –

My most popular option! Save $150 when you bundle your maternity and newborn sessions.

Mini Sessions

– $600-

One outfit, lasting about 30 minutes. On-location portrait sessions at one location from the following selection:

Golden Gardens, Discovery Park, Gas Works Park, Green Lake Park or Carkeek Park

(Only available on weekdays, Alternative locations optional for an additional fee.)

All sessions include your edited, high resolution images in an online gallery with printing rights. Newborn sessions also come with a special gift from me! 

Prices subject to WA state sales tax. Travel fees apply 20 miles from the 98117 zip code

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Preparing for Your Session: More information on the Blog 


See examples of maternity sessions on the blog here

What to Wear for your Maternity Session

Where to Take Maternity Photos

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See examples of newborn sessions on the blog here

What To Expect: At Home Newborn Photography

How to Prepare for Your At Home Newborn Session

What To Wear for Your Newborn Session // Pinterest Inspiration

Tips for Newborn Sessions with Siblings

Tips for Newborn Sessions with Pets

at home family sessions with babies and dogs

Additional family session guides that may be helpful!

See examples of family sessions on the blog here

How to Choose Your Family Portrait Session Location

What to Wear for Your Session: Fall & Winter

What to Wear for Your Family Session: Spring & Summer

Tips for Including Dogs in Family Photos

Best Indoor Photo Locations & Tips for Shooting in the Rain

Have more questions? Check out the FAQ


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