BIRTH STORIES

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I am a photographer and a birth doula. My dream is to help mamas have beautiful supportive and positive birth experiences that they want to remember and cherish forever. From a planned c-section to a hands-off home birth, I believe that with the right support, birth can be positive and empowering in any setting! The birth of a child is something that stays with you forever, it's SO important to feel supported during this time with a solid birth team.

Each birth photography package includes a phone or in-person consultation at least a month before your due date. Here we will discuss what your birth preferences are, when to call me and what my role is. I will be on-call from 38 weeks for photography and/or doula, and work with an amazing backup photographer in the event that I am unable to make it. I will stay after your baby arrives for about 2 hours to capture your first moments as a family. 

** Birth photography is a powerful tool to be able to normalize birth and I absolutely love to be able to share photos to help raise awareness about how beautiful it is, however, sharing images is NOT a requirement of working with me. Birth is very private, and I completely understand wanting to keep it that way. As little or as much as you would like to share, I will completely respect and support your decision!** 


DELUXE BIRTH PACKAGE $3200 (Film + Photo)

  • On call from 38 weeks until birth
  • Full FILM coverage of active labour and birth up to 2 hours after your baby’s birth
  • 40 high-resolution digital images approximately (depending on the length of your birth)
  • Announcement photos within 24 hours
  • Birth to baby story FILM in HD video
  • Mini Maternity FILM + PHOTO session (30 min, 10 images, $400 value)
  • Lifestyle Newborn or Fresh Baby FILM + PHOTO session (1.5 hours, 20 images, $800 value)

Add Ons

  • Full digital gallery $500 (all sessions included)
  • Hardcover 8x10 Album $500
  • Herbal Bath $125 ($300 Value)

BUMP TO BABY STORY $2300 (Photo)

  • Mini Maternity Session (30 min, 10 images, $200 value)
  • On call from 38 weeks until birth
  • Full coverage of active labour and birth up to 2 hours after your baby’s birth
  • 75 digital images, printable to 8x12
  • Announcement photos within 24 hours
  • Lifestyle Newborn or Fresh Baby session
    (1 - 1.5 hours) ($600 value)

Add Ons

  • Full digital gallery $500 (all sessions included)
  • Hardcover 8x10 Album $500
  • Slideshow $100
  • Herbal Bath $125 ($300 Value)

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FULL BIRTH STORY $1900 (Film or Photo)

  • On call from 38 weeks until birth
  • Full coverage of active labour and birth up to 2 hours after your baby’s birth
  • You choose the focus, photos or film
  • Photo Option - 100+ digital images with a few video clips
  • Film Option - 15 digital images plus a full film
  • Announcement photos within 24 hours
  • Birth story slideshow with video clips, or full Film

Add Ons

  • Hardcover 8x10 Album $500

SIMPLE BIRTH STORY $1500 (Photo)

  • On call from 38 weeks until birth
  • Coverage of active labour and birth up to 2 hours after your baby’s birth
  • 35 digital images
  • Announcement photos within 24 hours

Add Ons

  • Doula Services $600
  • Full digital gallery $200
  • Hardcover 8x10 Album $500
  • Slideshow $100

DOULA SERVICES


ADD DOULA SERVICES TO BIRTH $600

  • On call from 38 weeks
  • You will receive 3 prenatal/postpartum visits combined, wherever you feel you need more support.
  • Labour support from whenever you need me
  • Use of TENS machine and rebozo techniques
  • You decide what you would like my priority to be at your birth, doula support or photographer, however if you would like me to take more of a photography role, you must have other support people present at your birth!
  • Please note, this is only available as an add-on to certain birth photography packages

ONLY DOULA SERVICES $1050

I believe that every woman deserves a positive and empowering birth experience, whether that's a scheduled c-section or a home birth. I am a huge advocate of informed choice!

Doula services are offered on their own, or as an add-on to your Birth Story or Fresh Baby photography session. My doula births include 2-3 first moment images after baby arrives. 

Hiring me as your doula includes not only support during your birth, but also 2-3 Prenatal/PostPartum visits combined. Prenatal visit(s) include evidence-based education to help you make informed choices every step of the way, tools for you to learn how to have a positive birth experience even through the unexpected, and how your partner/birth team can best support you throughout your birth, both physically and emotionally.

Your postpartum appointment(s) include some basic breastfeeding support, emotional support, answering questions or directing you to other local resources, basic newborn care, baby-wearing, baby sleep and how your friends and family can best support you during your recovery.

My rate is $1050 for Doula Services only, or $600 when you add it on to Simple Birth Story

Additional postpartum support is available at a rate of $25/hour during the day (3 hour minimum). This can include any extra help you need during your recovery time. Support can cover time where you just need to sleep and take a shower, someone to hold your baby for you while you rest, or help with things like laundry, dishes, grocery shopping, simple meals and other household tasks. No overnight support is available at this time.


BIRTH STORY ALTERNATIVES


FRESH BABY $600

  • On call from 38 weeks
  • 1.5 hours
  • On location at your home or hospital within the first 48 hours of baby’s life
  • Lifestyle type photos documenting baby's first days; siblings meeting baby, first bath, breastfeeding, bonding with family etc.
  • 25 of the best edited digital images provided to you through an online gallery

Add Ons

  • Full digital gallery $200 (per session)
  • Add a full FILM for $300 (may reduce final image amount)
  • Hardcover 8x8 Album $500

HERBAL BATH $300

  • One hour, on-location at your home within the first two weeks of birth
  • I provide the herbs and take a few lifestyle photos as we get everything ready
  • 5-10 fully edited digital images provided through an online gallery

IMPORTANT TO NOTE FOR BIRTHS

  • Non-refundable 40% retainer due upon booking as I can only take a certain number of births per month, and this will secure your spot. Remainder due 1 month before your due date
  • All birth galleries are completely private, password protected and confidential, permission for me to share is granted on each individual photo by the client. 
  • Turnaround time for birth photos/video is approximately 4 weeks