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Motherhood Session

I worked full time as a 5th grade math and science teacher when my first two children came along. Within those first two years, my husband and I sold our house, switched jobs, and moved to a new city. Life with 2 under 2 was definitely an adventure. Add to that the stress of work and moving, and let’s just say that the stress wasn’t kind to my body. The lack of sleep and poor nutrition didn’t help in keeping my body nourished, so while I nursed and pumped for my babies, each pumping session took its toll. I called consultants, I messaged friends, I power pumped, I spent hours feeding questions into google….but no matter what I did, I struggled to nurse.AUG_5728

I loved those moments with my kids (1 year with my daughter and 9 months with my son), but each day was a struggle to produce enough for them. It was my greatest desire to nurse them for a year and it was only with a lot of support that I came close to meeting those goals.

This time around with my third is a whole new story. I moved to Georgia and left my teaching job to pursue photography full time. Through this adventure I met lactation consultant, Charity and her sweet boys at our Black Breastfeeding Week event with The Latch Pad.

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She has devoted her body and energy into nursing twins for almost 4 years. It was such an honor to capture these beautiful moments for her. Approaching their 4th birthday, she knows these precious moments are coming to an end and she wanted to celebrate her success with a photoshoot.

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Congratulations Charity! You are an inspiration to mothers everywhere.

Next Day of Motherhood Mini Sessions with The Latch Pad will take place October 7, 2018! Spaces are limited so book today. Special swag bags for all mamas.

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4 months, children photography, family photography, nursing session

Easterling Family

fathersonThe Easterling family popped in for a last minute visit on their trip from Colorado. I had so much fun doing this lifestyle inspired nursing session with this sweet momma and her boys.

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