3 Reasons To Add On A Maternity Photography Session

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Not sure if you want to add on a maternity photography session? I get it. The craziness of pregnancy can feel overwhelming. And maybe you’re just not someone who loves being pregnant (ahem this was me..and turns out this is totally common). But before you go and write off maternity photography altogether, here me out first.  

3 Reasons to Add-On A Maternity Photography Session

Pregnancy Will Be Over Before You Know It

Okay, so when I was pregnant with my twins I HATED this cliche. Because it absolutely didn’t feel like it was going to be “over before I knew it.” It very much felt like “this is taking too f*cking long and I’m miserable and I’d love for it to be over now, thanks.” But, looking back now, it was true.

Now I get why everyone says it. My boys are turning four years old (cue all the tears) and being pregnant with them feels like a lifetime ago.

You’re Beautiful

Re-read that. You’re growing a human! Your body is currently creating the next generation of your family. I hope you feel empowered and strong and know just how much of a badass you are. But if you don’t (because #pregnancy) having these photos to look back at will remind you. Because the days are going to pass. Baby is going to arrive (!!!) and your pregnancy is going to be a thing of the past.

Once a baby arrives, your perspective changes in so many ways. I’m willing to bet, the maternity photos you thought weren’t worth it will be a treasure; a forever reminder of a fleeting time.

But, I’m Sick and Miserable and in Absolutely No Mood to Document Any of This…

Don’t feel particularly beautiful these days? I hear you. Some people ease into pregnancy and have that glow. But some of us don’t. Sometimes it’s a difficult transition. Sometimes watching our bodies change during pregnancy is hard and uncomfortable. The idea of taking photos if you feel like this may seem unnecessary and overwhelming. Sound like you? If it does…hi friend, this was me, too.

I was the person who couldn’t wrap my head around taking maternity photos. Most days I was just trying to keep food down; I was sick and miserable and in absolutely no mood to document any of it. Finding a location, going shopping, buying clothes that looked halfway decent and would photograph well…nope, no thanks. 

But here’s the thing:

We all deserve beautiful photographs documenting the meaningful milestones in our lives.

Looking for A Boston Maternity or Newborn Photographer?

Are you on the hunt for a photographer to help you document this season of life? I believe in taking care of every detail of the portrait experience so YOU don’t have to. Imagine this:

1. Wardrobe is provided. Bye-bye shopping stress!

2. A cozy, light-filled studio is waiting for you. Envision something outside? See number 3…

3. Several beautiful outdoor locations have been scouted for you to choose from.

4. You don’t have to make any purchasing decisions until *after* you see your photographs.

5. Complimentary artwork design services are included.

Interested?! Review My Portfolio and if you can see yourselves in images like these, I’d love to connect: Send Me A Message. Currently booking 2024 due dates!

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Thanks for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed my “Why You Should Add On A Maternity Photography Session” feature.

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Molly Katherine is a newborn photographer serving families in Boston and MetroWest MA. Molly provides a full-service experience ideal for busy Boston moms and their modern families. With a curated wardrobe, light-filled studio space and custom heirloom artwork design, Molly serves her clients well every step of the way. If you are drawn to simplistic, connection-filled images and are searching for a Boston maternity or newborn photographer, we may be a great fit.

I’d love to connect and share more about my process with you! To reserve your 2024 maternity, newborn or family portraits, visit Molly Katherine Photography or send an email to

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Molly serves Greater Boston, Middlesex and Worcester counties including: Brookline | Belmont | Natick | Needham | Weston | Wellesley | Sherborn | Hopkinton | Westborough | Grafton and beyond

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  1. You are absolutely right, it will fly by and speaking from personal experience as well – it’s often difficult to see how beautiful our pregnancies are until they’re over.

  2. Courtney says:

    I love how easy you make everything for your clients! Having those beautiful dresses to choose from makes the process so much easier!

  3. Stunning photography! I love that nursery/playroom image. The wall art just makes that room such a special place.

  4. Your studio is so beautiful! You use light so beautifully. ๐Ÿ™‚ I love these maternity photos – I think it’s such a wonderful post educating on the importance of maternity photos! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. These are great reasons to add on a maternity session!

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Hi, I'm Molly.
Mom, Wife + Boston Newborn Photographer

I'm so happy you're here! I'm a mom of two (identical twin boys!) and have been married to my husband for 7 years. I believe iced coffee should be enjoyed year-round and I will die *well-caffeinated* on this hill.

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Serving greater Boston, Middlesex and Worcester counties including: Brookline | Belmont | Natick | Weston | Wellesley | Sherborn | Hopkinton | Westborough | Grafton and beyond.

Molly Katherine is a Boston Newborn Photographer who preserves the moments of early motherhood through soft, simplistic, connection-filled portraits.

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