One of the most frequent questions I get is how old should baby be for his newborn session. I typically work with newborns when they’re 5-14 days old. As your Vienna, Virginia baby photographer, I can almost guarantee we’ll have a dreamy, sleepy baby in that timeframe (but of course, all babies are different and unpredictable!). If your heart is set on a gallery filled with a sleeping baby, I’d definitely encourage you to plan for that timeline. However, if you’re not quite up to it at that time, it’s really never too late! This little guy was about 5 weeks old for his session. He was so happy to snuggle up to his parents and enjoy a quiet morning together in the studio.
I would love to help you document your own family’s story. If you would like more information about a session with me, I’d love to invite you to send a little note my way here.
Did you know my studio wardrobe is available to all of my clients? I know how challenging it can be to find pieces that you love for an ever-changing body. My studio wardrobe is a well-curated collection of boutique and designer dresses for both new and expectant mothers. I also have beautiful options for children up to around age 8. You can read more about my studio wardrobe here and see a gallery of dresses available to you here.
Jan 18, 2023
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Becca is an award-winning maternity and newborn photographer serving Washington, DC, Northern Virginia, and surrounding areas. She offers a tailored experience with a full client wardrobe, stunning light-filled studio, and unique locations locally and worldwide.