Waiting on Baby | Fort Worth Maternity Photographer

I met this adorable couple prior to this shoot at a local coffee shop, and we chatted and got to know each other and it was fun! But I didn't expect to show up at their home for mama's maternity session and feel like I was an old friend. These guys are the absolute sweetest and I truly felt like I had known them way longer than the two weeks I had. We picked out wardrobe, and talked baby stuff, and hung out in the nursery for while....and got some beautiful pictures of this stunning mom to be.

These guys are going to be amazing parents. You can feel the excitement and love in their home, and I know they are so ready to meet this little girl.

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Katie & Greg + 2 | Fort Worth Maternity Photography

If you know me at all, you know that I am SO not glamourous. I usually fall asleep with my hair wet, and my makeup is simply whatever my mom has tried and passed on to me. (It's awesome having a beauty junkie for a mother!) And I like clothes ok, but I'm definitely not that mom that always looks put together. I know, my husband is a lucky guy.

I say all this because my love for all things simple and casual typically translates into my work. I much prefer the raw, real, candid moments of a birth. The sweet, enamored faces of new parents holding their newborn. The silly giggles and sticky hands as a baby plays with their toys or eats a snack. These are the things that I like to see on my camera.

However, I kind of love a little drama and glamour in maternity sessions. Whether mom wants to do her session at home (which I am always partial to) or out (which can be magical when you find a beautiful grove of trees like we did) the pregnancy glow is real.

I look back on pictures of myself pregnant (and there aren't many…I was very self conscious) and I think "man! I look healthy! I look happy! I look rested!"

Moms-to-be just have this special something about them. There is never a time when a woman looks more beautiful than while doing this most amazing task of growing a baby.

Or in this case…two. Two babies. So amazing. Katie is so relaxed and easy-going, and the fact that she was already measuring nine-months didn't phase her a bit. We started a bit more casual, then made a last minute decision to try a different location after her outfit change. And it just worked. There were so many gorgeous images of this expectant mom and dad. I cannot wait to meet their two little boys next month!