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Baby Registry Items You Didn’t Think to Add

January 9, 2020

Wondering what you forgot to add to your baby registry? Here my list of the top things you didnt think to add your your baby registry!

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Hey Savannah area mamas! It has been a long time since I was allowed in someone’s sacred birth space. Not because my clients didn’t want me there, but because Covid-19 is still wreaking havoc on labor around the country. So many babies are being born without a father present, without moms trusted Doula side kick […]

A Charleston Home Birth

August 20, 2020

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Birthing Among a Crisis

March 20, 2020

So your pregnant and your due date is fast approaching when this Covid-19 wreaks havoc on the world. Self quarantines are in effect, schools are closing and businesses are shutting down. And to add icing to the cake, hospitals are giving notice that they are limiting visitors to one or even none. Support during labor […]

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If your considering inviting me into your birth space the least I can do it tell you a little about myself! So here is a list of 10 things you didn’t know about me. I hope this will give you a little insight about me and who I am as a person! 1. WE ARE […]

10 things you didn’t know about your Savannah Birth Photographer

March 20, 2020

Savannah Photographer Samantha Byrd

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Sweet Little Rowan

December 13, 2019

Rowan has been here for 2 weeks and I finally got the chance to shoot his newborn images. I was hoping this would be a fresh 48 but due to my knee surgery life had other plans. I usually don’t do newborns like this but Rowan is a special exception. I have loved getting to […]

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I wrote an entire blog about waiting on Rowan. Starting from the Bennetts baby announcement to maternity pictures, I have been waiting on baby Rowan to get here so I could complete the story. After last night the story I wanted to tell changed so here I am writing an entirely new blog post. Shannon […]

Waiting on Rowan

November 25, 2019

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Midwife supports mom during labor

An En caul Homebirth

October 2, 2019

Sometimes you get to be apart of amazing things that you didn’t even know were going to happen. The birth story of baby David was just that, unexpected. When Lynn contacted me about being her birth photographer I was pretty excited because she is also a birth photographer as well as a doula. She knows […]

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I am so excited to finally be able to share all about these beautiful twins I captured coming into the world!! I was pretty darn excited when I was contacted because I have not photographed twins before! After a few text exchanges, I knew this was something that I wanted to make happen for them […]

Twins Breech Birth

September 6, 2019

Mom with twin babies

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Home birth Baby with Placenta

An Oahu Home Birth- Audrey

August 16, 2019

Today I attended my first home birth as a birth photographer and it was obviously amazing. I have been capturing births for the last 2 years but have not had the pleasure of taking on any home births! When I first sat down with Audrey I knew she was meant to be my first  and […]

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As I walk through the store in my “Lets Talk Birth” shirt I get the question all the time “what Is a birth photographer?” which is usually followed by a “YOU DO WHAT?!” Nine times out of ten is the men who do not really understand the value of what I offer, and that is […]

Whats in a Birth Photographer

August 13, 2019