Beautiful Studio Pregnancy Photos – West Hartford Maternity Photography

Hey there! Thank you for visiting Melissa Hartigan Photography – Connecticut Maternity Photographer. Expecting a baby is such an exciting time in your life, and documenting your pregnancy is a wonderful way to celebrate bringing your baby into the world while waiting for your baby to arrive. Maternity photography is among my favorite sessions to photograph. When a client schedules a maternity and newborn session with MHP, I am documenting their beautiful moments as new parents-to-be. For mama-to-be Kate, this is a little glimpse into her beautiful journey into motherhood.

Beautiful Studio Pregnancy Photos – West Hartford Maternity Photography

Kate is a stunning mama-to-be who contacted me to book her beautiful studio pregnancy photos and capture her pregnancy moments while awaiting to meet her baby earth side. Mama selected the Timeless Maternity Session to document this precious and fleeting moment in her life. A pregnancy portrait session is the perfect way to capture a beautiful collection of timeless and classic maternity images to remember this very special time.

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Browsing the boutique collection of maternity dresses and gowns in the studio closet, Kate selected a long form fitted, couture style maternity gown with long sleeves and a sweetheart neckline, and she was absolutely stunning wearing it! The studio closet is filled with maternity dresses and gowns from Sew Trendy Accessories which specializes in boutique and couture style maternity gowns for maternity photography. They are available to all maternity clients to borrow from during their session.

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Pre-Photo Session Pampering – CT Pregnancy Photography

The day of her maternity session, Kate decided to treat herself and had a little pre-session pampering done by getting her hair and makeup professionally done. As a professional portrait photographer that specializes in capturing the beautiful bloom of a pregnancy, I always suggest a day of pampering for my mom’s-to-be, either the day before their maternity session or the day of. From manicures and pedicures, to a day at the salon with a hair stylist and makeup artist, it can really bring out the very essence of how an expectant mama-to-be feels about herself. When a mama feels her absolute best, it shines through during the maternity session and into the finished maternity portrait. Kate is a beautiful mama and I loved capturing these special moments for her.

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Maternity Photographer Connecticut

As a Connecticut Maternity Photographer, I get the pleasure everyday of meeting expectant mamas, couples and families that will soon will be welcoming their new baby. Not only do I love being a maternity and newborn photographer, but I also love photographing babies of all ages and capturing all the baby milestones.  As quick as the pregnancy and newborn stages pass, so does a baby’s first year and all the different stages. It is so important to document these pregnancy memories with professional pictures before these maternity moments are over and gone forever.

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I hope you enjoyed this little peek into Kate’s Timeless Maternity Session captured in my studio. If you are looking for a maternity and newborn photographer to capture your pregnancy and your baby’s first days, or a baby photographer to capture your precious baby’s milestones throughout their first year, get in touch with me through the contact tab. I would love to connect with you and capture your special memories.

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Connecticut newborn, maternity and baby photographer, Melissa Hartigan, is based in Coventry, CT and serves all of New England. To schedule your family or newborn photography session, contact Melissa.



Coventry, CT

(860) 803-0898