Ali’s Birth Story

I’m always amazed at the raw strength women posses. Ali worked so hard to bring her baby girl into this world. She pushed for THREE HOURS. When she thought she couldn’t do it anymore, her incredible support team was right there by her side to tell her how amazing she is, that she can do …

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Skin to Skin

by Natalie Broders, Portland Birth Photographer Skin to skin: WHY is it important immediately after birth? Did you know that immediate skin to skin is one of the most effective methods for promoting exclusive breastfeeding short AND long term? Skin to skin contact: promotes bonding between mother and baby Helps baby maintain body temperature better …

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Camden’s Birth Story

Note from birth photographer Natalie Broders: Trigger warning: Infant resuscitation. This is a birth that shook me to my core. It took time for all of us to process what had happened. Everyone is okay. We are all so grateful for baby Camden, every single time we see him. I will never forget the superhuman …

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Birth Affirmation: My body knows exactly what to do

Birth Affirmations: Free Download

Enjoy a set of beautiful mandala affirmations you can print from home! Did I mention it's free?

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