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How to prepare for your newborn session

Welcoming a new addition to your family is a beautiful and exciting time. As a parent, you want to capture every moment and milestone of your baby's growth. One of the best ways to preserve these precious memories is through professional baby photography. However, getting your little one ready for a photo session can be a challenge. To help you prepare for your baby's first photoshoot, here are ten tips and tricks to help you get baby ready for a photo session with Alyce Eden, a professional Sydney family photographer.

Schedule the Photo Session at the Right Time: The best time to schedule your baby's photo session is when your baby is well-rested, fed, and in a happy mood. Plan the photo session around your baby's routine, and choose a time when your baby is most likely to be in a good mood.

Dress Your Baby Comfortably: Dress your baby in comfortable and soft clothing, preferably in solid colors. Avoid clothes with large logos, graphics, or patterns that can be distracting in photos. Also, make sure that the clothes fit well and are not too tight or too loose.

Keep Your Baby's Skin Smooth and Hydrated: Make sure your baby's skin is well-hydrated and smooth by applying a gentle baby lotion a few days before the photo session. Avoid using harsh products that can cause rashes or irritation.

Bring Your Baby's Favorite Toys and Blankets: Bring your baby's favorite toys and blankets to the photo session to help keep them calm and comfortable. These items can also add a personal touch to your baby's photos.

Pack Extra Clothes and Diapers: Bring extra clothes and diapers in case your baby has a diaper blowout or spills food or drink on their clothes. It's always better to be prepared than to be caught off guard.

Choose the Right Location: Choose a location that is comfortable for your baby, such as your home or a familiar park. Make sure the location has plenty of natural light and is free of distractions that can make your baby fussy or uncomfortable.

Have a Backup Plan: Have a backup plan in case of bad weather or unexpected circumstances. Consider rescheduling the photo session or choosing an indoor location if necessary.

Hire a Professional Photographer: Hiring a professional photographer who specializes in baby photography, like Alyce Eden, can help make your baby's photo session stress-free and enjoyable. A professional photographer knows how to capture your baby's unique personality and can offer helpful tips and tricks to help you prepare for the photo session.

Be Patient and Flexible: Babies can be unpredictable, and not everything may go according to plan during the photo session. Be patient and flexible, and don't get discouraged if your baby is fussy or uncooperative. A professional photographer like Alyce Eden knows how to work with babies and can help capture beautiful photos even in difficult situations.

Relax and Enjoy the Moment: Lastly, remember to relax and enjoy the moment. Your baby's first photo session is a special moment, and it's essential to enjoy the experience and create beautiful memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime.

In conclusion, getting your baby ready for a photo session with a professional Sydney family photographer like Alyce Eden can be challenging, but with these ten tips and tricks, you can help make the process stress-free and enjoyable. Remember to plan ahead, dress your baby comfortably, bring their favorite toys and blankets, choose the right location, hire a professional photographer, and most importantly, relax and enjoy the moment. By following these tips, you'll be sure to have a successful and memorable baby photo session.

Ready to book in your session with Alyce Eden? Enquire today and we can get you booked in!

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