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When should I book my Newborn Photo shoot?

As a Newborn Portrait Studio, this is one of our most frequently asked questions.

Our studio can get booked up, 2 to 3 months in advance, at busy times. 

 Book in as soon as you can for your Newborn Photoshoot, if you like our Bump/Pregnancy portraits why not buy our  Bump to Baby Photo shoot package .

Book in as soon as you can for your Newborn Photoshoot, if you like our Bump/Pregnancy portraits why not buy our Bump to Baby Photo shoot package.

So it’s best to book in as soon as you can, after your 20 week scan, to secure a date in our diary.

Choose a date that is between 6 and 14 days after Baby’s due date, and go ahead and book online. Payment is made up front, at the time of booking, to secure your session. 

Remember that your partner will most likely have some paternity leave, our midweek sessions are fabulous for Newborn Photoshoots, leaving your weekends free for family and friends to meet your new baby.

 One of our favourite portraits, parents love our heart shaped hands on their bump with scan photo included.  Bump/Pregnancy Photoshoot .

One of our favourite portraits, parents love our heart shaped hands on their bump with scan photo included. Bump/Pregnancy Photoshoot.

What if my baby arrives early? 

No problem at all, just pop us a message, via text or email, or give us a call. We always allow space in our schedule to move newborn photoshoots around. We’ll send you some alternative dates that you can choose from.

 Gorgeous little newborn with a favourite cuddly toy, 6 -14 days is the best time to photograph your new baby.  Newborn Photoshoot

Gorgeous little newborn with a favourite cuddly toy, 6 -14 days is the best time to photograph your new baby. Newborn Photoshoot

What if my baby arrives late? 

We prefer to photograph babies after 6 days new, so if we haven’t heard from you, we’ll get in touch 6 days before your newborn photo shoot to see if baby has arrived yet. 

If they haven’t made an appearance, we’ll wait to hear from you and then move your photoshoot. 

We only take on a limited number of newborn photoshoots per week, this allows us some wiggle room when needed. 

 Beautiful little newborn baby girl, ideally photographed before 2 weeks new. Newborn photoshoot can be booked as part of  Baby's First Year Photoshoot Package

Beautiful little newborn baby girl, ideally photographed before 2 weeks new. Newborn photoshoot can be booked as part of Baby's First Year Photoshoot Package

Need a bit more time to recover?  

Sometimes you or baby need a bit of extra support after the birth.

If you have had a c-section, or have an infection then a photoshoot closer to 2 weeks after the birth is advisable.

If baby is having difficulties and needs more time to recover or establish a good feeding routine, then let us know, a few days can make all the difference for both of you.

If either of you has had to remain in hospital for a little longer, let us know, you’ll probably want a few days to settle at home before your photoshoot. 

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Look out for our emails...

In the weeks before your photoshoot we'll be in touch to check you have everything and to find out if you have any questions. Keep a look out for our emails, with helpful tips and last minute checklist before your photoshoot. We'll also send out some questions which help us to prepare for your photoshoot too.

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We hope that you found this information helpful and we look forward to meeting you and your little one soon.

Michelle and Charlie xx