Newborn Portrait Session Guide

Your Newborn is Precious
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The easiest way to capture, share and relive your newest arrival.​
Newborn Portraits
We capture your newborn's first professional portraits.
First Family Portraits
Always remember when your family became complete.
Strength and Tenderness
In the strong arms of a father, a newborn daughter finds her first safe haven. Capturing this powerful moment of protection and love.
Capturing Multiple Generations
Share every generation in a single photograph.
Embracing a New Beginning
A father's first embrace with his son, a once-in-a-lifetime photo that tells a story of love at first sight
Studio Quality Session
We capture studio quality photographs in the comfort of your hospital room. Bring outfits to make your session timeless.
Double the Love, Twice the Joy
Capturing the heartwarming embrace of a new family of four - every smile, every touch, a memory to cherish forever.
Big Love in Little Arms
A precious moment of first bonds – capturing the gentle embrace of a new big brother/sister, a memory to treasure as they grow together.
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Simple Steps to Precious Portraits

What to Bring​

Bring any special outfits, props, or blankets you’d like the baby to have in the portraits. If you want mom, dad, siblings, or any other family members to be photographed with the baby, we recommend they wear a solid-colored shirt for the session.

Your Session​

We’ll visit your room the morning after your baby is born to set a time for your photo session, which usually lasts 15-25 minutes on average. Ensure a smooth, stress-free experience by having everyone dressed and the baby fed before the scheduled appointment time.

Your Photos​

Shortly after your session, we’ll return to your room with edited and enhanced photos. You can view the portraits in the comfort of your own room, order keepsakes to be shipped to your home, and share photos instantly via text, email, or social media.

Don't Forget to Pack These Essential Items

Click to Download and Print

Download our printable “10 Things Moms Forget to Pack for the Hospital” checklist, designed to ensure you pack essential items for a comfortable hospital stay. Plus, an exclusive offer for your newborn’s photography session is available upon purchase. 

Testimonials

Hear why more than 120,000 families have trusted Photo Nursery to photograph their family's most important moments.

Multiple Ways to Own

We offer flexible ownership options for your portrait session, ensuring every family can afford to cherish their memories. With various payment choices and a no-cost 90-day payment plan, owning, displaying, and sharing your portraits with friends and family is made easy and accessible.

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