How To Prepare Your Home For Your Newborn Session

Newborn lifestyle sessions take place in the comfort of your own home! This is a great benefit for new moms and growing famlies to be able to stay home and not venture out to a studio. Clients also have all the conveniences of their home right at their finger tips. It can be an added stressor to moms worrying about how to have their home ready for pictures. I'm here to tell you your home does not need to be "picture ready". There is no deep cleaning required before sessions, just light tidying of a few areas of the home. Here are a few tips on how to prepare your home for your newborn session and leave the stress behind!

  1. Deep cleaning is not required for an in home newborn session!
  2. For the session day - I reccommend tidying up the nursery, making your bed, clearing night stands of clutter and opening blinds/curtians.
  3. If there is any other area of your home you want to include in photographs, a quicky tidying of the area is all you need.
  4. Once I arrive to your session - I will help remove any items that are distracting/ help tidy areas that will be in view during the photos!
  5. Adding a white comforter or blanket over your bedding is a great way to add more brightness to your images and it serves well as a non distracting background for photos.
  6. Have any outfits, bows, or swaddles you are wanting to incorperate ready for use.
  7. Adding fresh flowers to a nursery table or bedroom can add a really beautiful touch to your photos!
  8. Lastly- Do not stress about cleaning your home, I'm here to help and let you know your house does not need to be spotless!