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Baby W | Birth photography

Thank you to the A family for the honor of having me photograph your boy’s very first day of life! 🙂

A big Thank You!

I’ve just wrapped three births in the past two weeks. As I catch up on life, {and take a breath!} I realize just how life-changing this experience to serve women is, and what a positive impact I can attribute to woman’s lives, to their partner’s lives, and to the extended families.

To see the pure joy in the room; a child is born. New life. A fresh start. It’s exhilarating to say the least, what an honor to be in such a sacred circle. Thank you to my past, current and future client’s. You are all amazing and inspiring!

Introducing ::: Grace Angell!

This child arrived with grace. It’s no surprise her name was chosen perfectly. She also took her sweet, sweet time { 😉 } to make a grand entrance, just in the nick of time for her birth day; arriving at 11:54pm on July 12th, 2011. A six pound 4 ounce bundle of goodness stretching 19 and three-quarters inches.

Please help me welcome baby Grace Angell to the world! Congratulations to her proud parents, and adorable big brother Samuel.

~Melissa Jane; All images © Melissa Thompson Photography 2011

::: Herschel :::

Baby Herschel grew like crazy in his first week of life! From a mother’s perspective this is a thankful *sigh* of relief, and a huge achievement! Now, after seeing him at 18 days {today}, he has gained over one pound! Another amazing milestone… I’ll leave you with this brilliant quote from one of the most talented and influential children’s authors of our time… Dr. Seuss. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. ” It sums well the rapid growth of a newborn transitioning into a fast-paced and unruly world. (It’s also an excellent reminder for all those mama’s who cherish these days, as children grow up so very fast).

~Melissa Jane

I just adore this shot of mama and baby Herschel! ^_^_^_^_^_^_^_^_^_^_^

Melissa Thompson Photography  © 2011

Introducing ::: Herschel James!

Baby Herschel James was warmly welcomed to the world on July 1st, 2011 at 7:40am PST, weighing in at 7 pounds 3 ounces and stretching nineteen and a quarter inches long. Perfection. ❤ He even scored an ‘A’ on his first exam: the Apgar.

A warm congratulations to his family and their friends!

Enjoy 🙂

Cheers! Melissa Jane

Melissa Thompson Photography 2011