3 Things to Bring for Your Maternity Session

These sessions will always feel so special, being able to capture an expecting mama in all of her glowing pregnancy beauty! However, I am also aware of the possible added stress the prep can be. I try to make this as seamless as possible, but also am a realist (and know what it feels like to have a human growing in you and what those hormones can do to us)!  A checklist is always my key to success + easing some stress, so please feel free to use this as yours! Let’s review the top 3 things to bring your session.

1. We have an exceptional collection of gowns, fabrics to drape the body, etc. There is no need to purchase anything for your own session. However, undergarments are completely up to you! I’d recommend wearing a flesh colored thong and feeling as prepared as possible with any strapless bras, sticky pads, etc. Suits and jeans/pants must be brought by the client if that is one of the specified looks.

2. While the session is typically only a couple hours, a little sugar can do wonders! Bringing your favorite little snack packed in your bag and making sure you are staying hydrated helps to stay feeling your best! The studio also packs a few treats just in case.

3. I know getting behind the camera can sometimes feel a little nerve racking. However, this session is for YOU. I recommend giving yourself a little extra self care the night before, listening to your favorite hype song on the way over, and coming in with some self confidence! We will be your pep team as well!

Gowns supplied are one of the 3 things to bring to your maternity session

Jessica Elbar Photography specializes in luxury newborn, maternity, child and motherhood photography in NYC. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or interested in booking a session.


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Jessica Elbar is a New York City photographer specializing in newborn, maternity, child, and boudoir portraits. Our studio is located in Midtown, NYC.



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