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Pregnant couple hold hands in front of the sunset during their maternity photography session with ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

When Birth Workers Wear a Belly

If you are a birth worker like me, you must know that there comes a time in life when it’s your turn to lean over your community of birth gurus and ask for support during your child’s birth.

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In this colorful and delicate image created by ArtShaped Photography and Birth service we witness the love and support of dad during the birth of his daughter as he holds her hand in between birth surges.

Birth vs Open Water Swimming

I recently had the honor of interviewing a good friend over dinner, Gino, an open ocean swimmer and one of the few members of WOWSA (World Open Water Swimming Association) aspiring to take home the organization’s Triple Crown Award.

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Prengant mother walks the Santa Monica Pier shore holding her belly while the sun sets behind her. Image captured by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services

Mother’s Love. Dedicated to all Moms.

Why is there such a huge discrepancy between medical school midwifery practices? Yes, the two curricula differ in time, notions, beliefs or lack of, but most and above all they are different in the way they treat mothers.

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Mom and Dad lay on the bed holding their newborn baby in the middle of their embrace in this colorful image captured by ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services.

The Importance of Sleep

During the post partum period, there are so many factors that need to be taken in consideration in order to support mom and her new baby, but also the whole expanded family.

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Color image of mother and baby right after birth where mother kisses her baby's hand during a very emotional first look. Image courtesy of ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services
Babies Photography

The benefits of skin-to-skin after birth.

Find out the advantages of promoting skin contact between mom and baby after birth. Think of it as a lovers’ first date where the magic should not be interrupted, directed or interfered.

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Black and white image of mother and father admiring their newborn baby minutes after birth. These are the sweet moments parents get to savour undisturbed if the choose to birth at home. Picture captured by Los Angeles birth Photographer Diana Hinek for ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services
Babies Photography

The Last Birth of 2018

The last baby of 2018 arrived just in time for New Year’s Eve celebrations. He was 10 days late but certainly worth all the wait.

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Black and white photograph of mother and child kissing in front of the rocks at El Matador State Beach, immortalized by photographer Diana Hinek for ArtShaped Photography and Birth Services.
Babies Photography

Tête-à-tête family session

I have known this mother and child since he was born, more than 3 years ago. I miss them when I don’t see them and I always rejoice when Fall comes because I get to spend time capturing their growth and endless love for one another.

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Maternity Portraits

Maternity Session at the Santa Monica Pier

I am always so happy to introduce new spots to my clients, even though they may have lived locally for years, there is always an opportunity to see something new and unexpected. Maternity Sessions can be that magical if you choose the right photographer 😉

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