September 16, 2019

This family was one of my first to work with as a young doula. I treasure the opportunity to work with them every time their family grows!

May 25, 2017

All of the images in this post were captured and developed by the very talented and newest (to the area) Richmond, VA birth photographer of Focus on Joy Photography

I had never heard of HypnoBirthing until my midwife recommended it to me. At the time, I wa...

January 15, 2017

"To witness the birth of a child is our best opportunity to experience the meaning of the word miracle" -Paul Carvel

Every single time that I have the privilege to witness a family grow, whether I am acting as a doula or a photographer, it is an immense gi...

January 8, 2017

It has been quite a while since I have added birth photography to the blog. The baby in this post is almost a year old to give an idea of exactly how behind I am on this. Besides being quite busy,  I have also been questioning the best way to go about pub...

July 23, 2013

During HypnoBirthing training my teacher mentioned that her colleague had recently taken up placeneta encapsulation and that it was becoming very popular and I thought to myself “yak” but I was a little curious.  Then a couple of months later I was teachi...

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