Beautiful Plant Based Pregnancy | 34 Weeks Pregnant Maternity Portraits

At first I thought, "Oh, these might be a little revealing to put out there." Yeah.  I can see that. But I absolutely love the way my body looks and feels during pregnancy.  I celebrate my body and the miracle that it's creating inside.  It is PHENOMENAL, the making of life.  So I unreservedly share … Continue reading Beautiful Plant Based Pregnancy | 34 Weeks Pregnant Maternity Portraits

Plant-based Pregnancy: 29 weeks pregnant, 3rd trimester

I'm not gonna lie.  One of the perks of being a photographer is that you can do a lot with whatcha got. Tripod.  Good camera+lenses. Wireless trigger.  A studio. The works. During my previous 3 pregnancies a lot more bumpies were taken.  Yes, hashtag bumpies.  (It's a yuppy sounding term, but it's the best shortcut … Continue reading Plant-based Pregnancy: 29 weeks pregnant, 3rd trimester

Pregnancy and Weight Training: Dos and Don’ts | Plant Based Weight Training

My youngest sister had a baby.  During a visit a year later, while I was pregnant with my third child,  she casually mentioned something I've heard so often, and actually held as a personal opinion. "Well, when you have a baby, your body changes.  You never go back to looking the same."  The conversation was … Continue reading Pregnancy and Weight Training: Dos and Don’ts | Plant Based Weight Training

10 Weeks+A Heartbeat // OB/GYN vs Midwives

My last pregnancy I could hardly wait to schedule my first appointment with my midwives at the Central Texas Birth Center.  Having a natural, un-hospitalized birth was totally new and I was intrigued -no, I was giddy- to begin this adventure. About four weeks ago I serendipitously bumped into my midwife, Salli, at the grocery store. … Continue reading 10 Weeks+A Heartbeat // OB/GYN vs Midwives