Nastasja was ill with pregnancy sickness (zwangerschapsziekte) which meant little nutrients were reaching her unborn baby. Very quickly, it became worse overnight. Mason was born the next day at 30 weeks with a birthweight of 1020 grams. He is growing well since then and Nastasja is also recovering well. On the day of our Earlybirds […]

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Klaudia’s waters broke at 24 weeks. Because there was a chance of premature birth she was transferred from Leiden to Maastricht for their specialised care and given medication to help Tymon’s lungs to develop. Tymon was born a week later at 25 weeks with a birthweight of 840 grams. Initially, Tymon was breathing on his […]

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Twins, Ella and Mia, were born naturally at 35 weeks. In the beginning, Mia lay in a warm bed and needed extra help with her lungs. They were both fed by tube initially. Now they are able to drink from a bottle and are learning to take a break while drinking to breathe. Mama, Ines, […]

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Motherhood.

February 28, 2019

“Babies are like little suns that, in a magical way, bring warmth, happiness and light into our lives.” – Kartini Diapari-Oengider To witness a mother love and care for her newborn baby is always so special. Are you expecting a baby this Spring? Drop me a line to book your session, I would love to […]

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I love working with this family. They were anticipating the arrival of their second baby when we first met. Now they have welcomed their fourth. Their home is a wonderful blend of cultures and heritage, changing and evolving over time. We include special items in their photos – a blanket, earrings, clothing, a train set […]

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I’m absolutely delighted to share the news that our baby girl has arrived – and swiftly I might add! We made a hasty dash to the hospital and only just got there in time, and in the midst of Hurricane Gonzalo too! Lea’s birth was incredible and I’m so grateful for such an amazing experience, and for those […]

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