Baby Alyssa Lucie, 12 days old | Philadelphia Newborn Photographer

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Introducing baby Alyssa Lucie! This cute pie came to me just 12 days after she was born at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

This was a fun session for me especially because I got to have three generations of women in my studio all at once. Mom and big sister Alina, who is a whole 3 years old, came to the session, along with Nana (Mom’s mother). I love it when I get to see the dynamics of the whole family come into play like that!

Of course, I was excited to see big sister Alina back in my studio after I got to do her newborn session. I love to see my families as they grow, and I could hardly believe how big Alina is now! It doesn’t seem like it’s been 3 years. Because I’d done Alina’s pictures before, I was also able to set up some complementary pictures so that Mom and Dad can put Alina’s and Alyssa’s pictures side by side!

And Aline was simply amazing with little Alyssa. I love doing sister shots like this, because you can just tell by looking at them that they’re going to be best friends as they get bigger.

Alyssa’s big sister has been part of the story since the beginning, too, as Mom told me:

We were very excited to find out we were expecting our second child. We immediately told our daughter, Alina, that she was going to be a big sister, to which she responded she wanted a baby sister. It was hard to explain to a 3-year-old that all we wanted was a healthy baby and we were not able to guarantee her a sister. We were even more excited to find we were having another girl and her wish had come true!

Niherie & Travis, thank you for once again trusting me with taking your newborn pictures. It was amazing to see you all again, and I’m so excited for the newest addition to your family!

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Baby Ryan James, 7 days old | Blue Bell Newborn Photographer

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Introducing Baby Ryan James! This cute little peanut came to me just 7 days after he was born at Abington Hospital, and I had a blast with him and his siblings in the studio.

Big brother Matty, who is 4 years old, and big sister Sophia, 2, both came with Mom and Dad to this session along with Gabby, the babysitter. So, there were plenty of smiling faces all around the studio during this wonderful session. I loved seeing how much little Ryan is loved; his older siblings were just too excited to be around him!

Mom and Dad had been convinced they were having a girl, so Ryan was a surprise when he came into the world. So, they had to tell the kids that they had a brother instead of a sister in the cutest way possible:

We told the kids it was a boy by doing “Whisper Down the Lane” with all his cousins! Big brother Matty was the caboose and was screaming with joy!!!

Mom also told me about how they picked Ryan’s name:

Baby Ryan had no name for 2 days! We were surprised it was a boy! We landed on Ryan because it means “little king,” and he is the third Tuzman baby!

Krista & Matthew, thank you for bringing your beautiful family to my studio. I loved being able to photograph Ryan as your family of four became a family of five!

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Baby Haven Rae , 8 days old | Lansdale Newborn Photographer

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Introducing sweet baby Haven Rae! This darling girl came to my studio 8 days after she was born at Grandview Hospital, and I was so impressed with the love that she is already surrounded by.

Mom and Dad had prayed long and hard for their little miracle, and they shared their story with me:

My husband and I have known each other since first grade, and it was love at first sight. Our dream was to always have a family together and be able to share in such a joyful experience together.

My husband and I were trying for a little while to get pregnant and were having extreme difficulty. Every month was a huge let down when I realized we still hadn’t conceived. We started seeking medical advice and were told we had to go get more tests run. Every day, I would pray that God would just bless us with a Christmas gift, not knowing what that gift would be. A few days after Christmas, God blessed us with a baby! We found out that we were expecting and couldn’t believe the blessing that God blessed us with.

Mom and Dad have such faith that has gotten them through their journey, and I loved the message that they wanted to leave with Haven:

We pray that you will be a light to the world and bring joy to many. That you will love others with unconditional love and live out the amazing plans God has for you.

Chelsea & Ben, thank you for bringing your little miracle to my studio and for telling me your story. I am so happy that you have this bundle of joy in your lives!

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Baby Adelyn Joy, 11 days young | Doylestown Newborn Photographer

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Introducing sweet little Adelyn Joy! This darling baby girl came to me just 11 days after she was born at Doylestown Hospital.

I was so excited to see this family back in my studio, since I had done the photography for big sister Liliana Grace when she was born—and then again when she turned 1. I can’t believe how big Liliana is now—and how beautiful she is—and it really was something else to see her being a big sister to sweet little Adelyn. These two girls were just so cute together, and I couldn’t get enough of them!

Mom told me that Adelyn was a beautiful Christmas surprise for her family:

I found out I was pregnant a few days before Christmas, so I decided to share the news with Matt and Liliana by having them open a special gift on Christmas morning. After all the presents were opened, I said I had one last gift, the best one of all, and Liliana opened up a “big sister” shirt and Matt opened up a “we’re expecting” Christmas ornament. I videotaped the whole thing. As hard as it was to keep the secret on Christmas Eve, it was well-worth the wait seeing Matt’s reaction when he opened his gift Christmas morning.

I also loved the way they picked out little Adelyn’s name:

We chose Adelyn’s middle name (Joy) after my Aunt Joyce, who passed away from cancer nearly 15 years ago. She was a special person who was loved dearly. This was the perfect way to honor her memory and celebrate this joyous time in our life.

Jenna & Matthew, thank you for bringing your beautiful family to my studio. I loved getting to see you all again and celebrating with you as you become a family of four!

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Baby Gianna, 10 days young | Gilbertsville Newborn Photographer

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Introducing Baby Gianna Starer! This cutie pie came to me for her newborn session just 10 days after she was born at Reading Hospital.

I was thrilled to hear that Mom was recommended to me by a friend of hers whose pictures I had done. It’s such a nice feeling to hear that not only is my work in baby photography appreciated, but that my clients trust me to be able to do the same for their friends. It is a trust I always strive to live up to.

Both Mom and Dad were over-the-moon excited to welcome little Gianna into the world after a long and emotional journey to becoming parents. So, listening to them gush about their little girl, it was so easy to get swept up in their joy:

Our long-awaited prayers have been answered with you, Gianna. You are everything we were hoping for and more. Our hearts are so full! Mommy and Daddy love you very much! There is nothing we wouldn’t do for you, and we promise to take care of you always.

I also love their story about how they picked out Gianna’s name:

Gianna is named after both her paternal and maternal grandmothers. Her paternal grandmother’s name is Anna Marie, and her maternal grandmother’s maiden name is Starer (the ‘er’ is silent). We also loved the meaning of Gianna, which is, “God is gracious”; extremely fitting, especially since God has truly blessed us with this child!

Even the way they talked about finding out the gender was filled with nothing less than ecstasy:

When Vince and I found out we were having a GIRL, we were beyond excited!!! A baby girl is exactly what we have been hoping and praying for! Gianna is our perfect little miracle, and our hearts are so full of love for our beautiful baby! Our family is now complete!

Michelle & Vince, thank you for bringing your beautiful miracle into my studio. I loved getting to be part of your joy!

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Thank you so much to this wonderful family for choosing me to be their photographer and as always thank you for stopping by to take a look at this beautiful session. If you are looking for a Gilbertsville PA Child Photographer be sure to check me out! If you are planning to book a session, please be sure to pre-book . . . especially those newborns! It is SO important, I have already started booking as far out as the summer! It breaks my heart to have to tell someone that I don’t have a session available for them. You can easily contact me by using the contact tab at the top of this page or phone me at 215-896-9661.
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