“In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.” –Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn

We have a beautiful desert maternity session with a great story from Reflecting Grace Photography for you today.  This mom to be was in labor during this session and definitely pushed herself to new possibilities!

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Jessica: The morning of Brittany’s maternity shoot started quite eventfully…with labor. “I’m pretty sure my water just broke,” the text said. I blinked a few times to be sure I was reading it correctly. At 35 weeks, early labor had begun for this little girl. Brittany took her early labor signs like any normal person and went for a good run. After that she packed a bag and decided that we were definitely STILL doing maternity pictures today! Needless to say during the session I was on pins and needles making sure she was comfortable. This girl makes it look so easy. Contracting through the entire session and you’d never know it. We had a blast! Excited to meet little Baby Robbins very soon!

Lisa and Rachel: We are suckers for a good story, and a laboring mama to be during a maternity session certainly makes for a good story!  This session is beautiful standing alone, but add to the back story that this mom was in labor and it STILL is this gorgeous is a great testament to how talented Jessica with Reflecting Grace Photography is AND what a good sport mama is!!  We’d love to hear YOUR crazy photography session story, share it in the comments below!!


Camera: NIKON D750

Lens: NIKON 24-70mm 2.8<

Location: Yuma, Arizona

Desert Maternity Session | Reflecting Grace Photography

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