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How to get children smiling in photographs

Picture of a9 year old girl in a park smiling

Say cheese… then a grimace… So How to get children smiling in photographs? We have all been there. The moment is perfect, so you decide to take a photo of your little one, you raise your camera and… that fake grimace smile! Where did that smile go? Why do they do that? You know how […]

Hygge Newborn Studio

Newborn studio with two cups of coffee on the table and a cosy sofa.

At Newborn Love, we have created a Hygge newborn studio. You may or may not have heard of this term so what does it mean? What is Hygge? Hygge is a Danish word that labels a feeling or moment that brings cosiness and warmth. It is about being in and enjoying a moment. There are […]

5 tips to photograph your newborn at home

5 tips to photograph your newborn at home

Here are our top 5 tips to photograph your newborn at home. Did you miss the opportunity to book an appointment with a professional photographer? We give you some helpful hints about how to create beautiful photographs at home. Safety First It can be tempting to scroll through newborn photography ideas on Pinterest or on […]

Decorating your nursery

Teddy bear in a cot in a blue nursery

When thinking about decorating your nursery there are many things to consider. These days it seems less common to find the traditional pink for girl and blue for boys decor. Many couples prefer gender-neutral tones whether or not they know if they are having a boy or a girl. Our guest blogger, Louise is super […]

Making your birth plan

Making your birth plan

Are you in the process of making your birth plan? There are many resources out there to help you understand all of your options. So how do you go about making your birth plan? Our guest blogger, Louise has kindly shared her planning process in this blog. Starting your plan A birth plan…how to write […]

Gender Reveal Scans. Should I wait or not?

Gender reveal scans

Let’s talk Gender Reveal scans. This is a divisive decision. Whether to find out in advance or wait for the surprise. We asked our guest blogger and expectant mum, Louise, about the reasons for her decision about whether to find out or not. We also surveyed other mums and expectant mums to find out what […]

First Pregnancy Scan

first pregnancy scan

What to expect for your 12-week scan The excitement of a first pregnancy scan! That’s exactly what our expectant mum has just experienced. Our ‘Diaries of an expectant mum’ series follows a real mum-to-be. In the last blog, we wrote a post about the first trimester with the help of our mystery ‘mum-to-be.’ Traditionally most […]

The Best Time to Book Your Newborn Photographer

The Best time to book your newborn photographer

If you are wondering when the best time to book your newborn photographer is, this post explains why it’s good to plan ahead. Can I wait until I have had my baby? You can definitely wait. It can seem like a strange concept to book something before you have even had your baby! It is […]

Hertfordshire Newborn Photography

Hertfordshire newborn photograpahy

Hertfordshire Newborn Photography at Newborn Love. We offer families a relaxing and safe experience. Your baby is only tiny for a very short time. The window of opportunity is small. It is definitely a good idea to plan ahead when booking baby’s first photo shoot. When to book Different photographers have different ‘cut off’ dates. […]

10 photos to take before you leave the hospital

10 photos to take before leaving the hospital

Here are the 10 photos to take before you leave the hospital with your baby. If you are not hiring a birth photographer, there are some photographs you must take to ensure that you always remember this miraculous time! You do not need a professional camera to take these, your smartphone will do the job […]