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Packing your hospital bag for your newborn’s arrival can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be.

I recommend starting early – sometime in your second trimester when you still have energy and can slowly set aside items that you won’t need until after baby’s arrival.

At the very latest, I recommend having your bag packed by 35 weeks to ensure that it’s ready to go in case of a surprise early arrival. After all, babies tend to arrive on their own timeline!

what to pack in your
hospital bag

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While home for my best friend’s wedding, I also had the pleasure of photographing this little cutie pie – who happens to be my best friend’s nephew! The Hartman family welcomed their first {human} son into the world just a few days before his auntie’s wedding day, so there was so much to celebrate for […]

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On the night you were born, the moon shone with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you and the night wind whispered, “Life will never be the same.”Because there had never been anyone like you… ever in the world. – Nancy Tillman I had the pleasure of capturing this beautiful family’s first […]

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