Importance of Photographing your Baby Bump!

Pregnancy is the time of your life where there are so many changes going through your body. Each month brings a new change, anything from a rounder and firmer belly to cravings and mood swings. With so much to experience in this whirlwind of 9-10 months of your life, there aren’t many moments to just pause and appreciate the beauty of the life within you.

And after pregnancy, with a baby to focus and give your attention to, there are moments you will spend trying to capture and chronicle the growth of your family!

Ashley Low Photography Maternity Prenatal Pregnancy Studio Singapore Photography Photoshoot ALP_034

Pregnancy is the start of a new beginning for many mothers, where some mothers would swear that it is a rebirth of themselves! Each moment during your pregnancy is filled with cherishable moments unique to only yourself. From the joyfulness of finding out you’re expecting, to marvelling the moments when your baby moves within you, to the anticipation of the delivery date, these are truly unforgettable feelings!

That is why we love commemorating pregnancies with a photoshoot. It is literally, a tangible evidence of how your body has changed for your baby, and to be able to witness this miracle journey as far as 70 years later!

Sourced from Pinterest. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/258464466086302796/
Sourced from Pinterest. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/258464466086302796/
Documenting this moment isn’t just about the pregnant mother, but also encapsulates the love that you and your spouse share. In our shoots, we include expectant daddies and welcome them to join the shoot, and we get such beautiful, loving moments of the couple together.
In it, we are able to see how in love they are, and how in love they are with their baby - even before they have met the baby! These moments sometimes bring tears to our eyes, and we are extremely grateful to have witnessed and more importantly, document this very moment. 

The good news is there are many ways you can incorporate documenting your memories throughout your pregnancy journey! With a smartphone being the most convenient form of camera, you can take pictures of your bump each month (or every 2 - 3 months) to “chart the progress”.

Not only is this a valuable keepsake for the future, but you would have so many memories attached to it!

You can even add your husband or older children and make it a family activity! Just take a scroll down Pinterest to brainstorm ideas on how you can add them into your shoot as well! Or even a chronological sequence of your older child kissing your expanding belly every month, that is an idea that will leave you awww-ing in delight when you’re older and looking back at your photographs!

Sourced from Pinterest. https://twitter.com/MeriBrown1/status/392007047551537152
Sourced from Pinterest. https://twitter.com/MeriBrown1/status/392007047551537152
Another avenue expectant mothers have is to do a professional photoshoot for Maternity Photography. Professional photography studios (like us) understand how fleeting these moments are, and realise the importance of collating memories. Most photography studios would offer a range of outfits and props that a expectant mother can use.
240818ALP_027
Ashley Low Photography Maternity Prenatal Pregnancy Outdoor Singapore Photography Photoshoot ALP_011

In addition, with a professional photographer (depending on photographer’s style and forte), you are able to leave the confines of the studio for your shoot. If you are looking to use the outdoors and incorporate nature and it’s elements in it, you can do so too!

Each moment in life is unpredictable and fast. We at Ashley Low Photography believe that capturing these moments are vital. We have taken photographs of so many babies, pregnant mums and families. And all of them have provided variations of gratitude for immortalising their memories.
Starting a new chapter in your family life? Document the milestones with us! Enquire/book now at 6443 3953 or email info@ashleylowphotography.com!

Article by ~ Abigail Lazarus

Liked this blog post and would like to read more? Here is a selection of our blog posts! Happy reading!

Pregnancy issues that may affect your photoshoot and how to combat it!

By alpadmin | March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

When many of our clients come in for their pregnancy shoots, they’re usually 34 to 36 weeks along, and while they are getting…

Importance of Photographing your Baby Bump!

By alpadmin | February 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pregnancy is the time of your life where there are so many changes going through your body. Each month brings a new change,…

10 FAQs about Maternity Shoots!

By alpadmin | January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

This month, we are celebrating the start of the year by talking about the start of a new life. Expectant mums embrace these…

Highlights of 2018!

By alpadmin | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

As we count down to 2019 (literally in 2 days!!), we are excited to share the milestones we have for 2018. 2018 brought…

Our Products: What to pick when you are picky!

By alpadmin | November 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

~ By Abigail Lazarus Photos are lovely memories you would be excited to document, so photoshoots are fun ways of getting your loved ones…

Your 8 Need-To-Knows before Your Newborn’s Shoot!

By alpadmin | October 30, 2018 | 4 Comments

~ By Abigail Lazarus Every new parent goes through this panicked phase before they come in for a newborn shoot. Call it new parent…

5 Important Tips To Note When Photographing Your Baby At Home

By alpadmin | September 28, 2018 | 4 Comments

During the first year of your little one’s life, they go through so many changes and developments at such a quick rate, its…

Why is important to choose a good or right photographer for your baby’s shoot?

By alpadmin | August 30, 2018 | 4 Comments

I think the topic speaks for itself this round, don’t you? We often get queries like these,  “Why are your packages so expensive”…

Important Milestones for Babies 1-12 Months Old

By alpadmin | August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve had many of our first time parents ask us, “Why’s there a need to capture the months of my baby’s first year?”…

FUN IN THE SUN WITHOUT THE BURN

By alpadmin | March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

~ By Ashley Low Fresh air is great for the immune system and gives children a chance to wear themselves out. Whether you’re going…

Leave a Comment