When should I book my Newborn Photography Session?

Welcoming a newborn into your family is an incredible experience filled with love, joy and precious moments that should be preserved forever. Choosing the right time to book your Newborn Photography Session ensures that you document those sweet moments that too quickly turn to memories.

Lifestyle newborn photography sessions are the perfect way to document the details of your brand new baby. Come as you are — no need for props or themed outfits, the goal of a lifestyle baby session is to document real and tender moments that focus on the essence of your growing family, just as it is.

Lifestyle newborn sessions take place in the comfort of your home and focus on natural, baby-led poses, where baby settles naturally into your arms, crib or bed, but of course, I’ll be there to offer gentle guidance along the way.

A mom and dad lovingly look down at their newborn baby during their Madison Newborn Photography session.

Book Your Newborn Photography Session as Soon as You’re Considering One

In-home Newborn Photography sessions book out months in advance, so it’s important to get your session on the calendar as soon as you start looking! Once your baby is born, the ideal time for your newborn session is within the first two weeks of life, since that’s when baby is still so sleepy and sweetly curled up, but we can make anytime in the first month or so work.

The Benefits of Booking Your Newborn Photography Session Early

Newborns change so much and so fast, even in those first few weeks. Because newborn sessions book months in advance, it’s important to book your session as early as possible to ensure it takes place in those fleeting first weeks after birth. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve delivered newborn photos and one of the responses is.. “I can’t believe how different my baby looks already!”

A newborn baby sleeps on the bed while holding his big brothers finger during his Madison Newborn Photography session.

If you plan to join the Milestone Collective, a membership option offering discounts for multiple sessions over that first year (maternity, newborn, 6 month, 12 month), booking your Newborn Photography Session early gives you plenty of time to plan and prepare for your maternity session.

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Hi there, and thank you so much for visiting! I’m Liz, owner and photographer behind the lens at Elizabeth Pachniak Photography, specializing in young and growing families in the Madison, WI area. To learn more about session offerings, visit www.elizabethpachniak.com, or follow along on Instagram!

As your Maternity, Newborn & Family Photographer in Madison WI, I can’t wait to connect and get your family photos on the calendar: Contact Now!

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