You’re snuggled with your squishy baby, born just 24 hours ago.

You had a professional birth photographer with you the entire day.

You feel your shoulders relax, knowing you get to relive every single detail through your photos.

imagine this..

picture this

remember

Even the moments you missed - like the way your partner looks at you when you’re not watching.

You close your eyes, remembering how intense labor was, and how strong you feel now that you’re on the other side.

Don’t you deserve to have this day remembered forever?

this

everlasting

The moment you lift your baby up and bring them to your chest,

tears streaming down your face.

Sit back and relax, knowing everything is being documented.

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forever

Both my births were with midwives. One at a birth center, and one at home. When I say I understand what kind of birth you want, you should know that    I really get it.

Welcome friend!
I'm Natalie

We live on a small farm where we raise chickens, goats, and grow our own food. I love babywearing, cloth diapering, and I'm pretty sure there's nothing a little breastmilk can't fix! Now I'm an award winning Portland birth photographer...

But how did I get here? 

Here's my story.

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my dream home birth

Am I grateful to have this photo?
Yes, of course!

I'll never be able to thank my mom enough for capturing this for me.

But I'll always regret not having professional photos to show my daughter the day she was born.

Don't we deserve
better than this?

here it is

I felt so F-ing victorious! But all the pictures I have are blurry.

this is how my love for
birth photography started.

blurry photo of my home birth

My phone rings. It's 2AM, and I'm asleep. I tear back the covers, fly out of bed and head to your birth.

now:

getting up at 2am is my favorite thing in the entire world!

today

I want to be woken up, because

behind the scenes at a birth

I care about your birth.

Birth only happens once.

You're gonna want to remember this.

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Portland Birth Photographer

and absolutely worth every penny."

stunning

natalie's work is

"

AMANDA, PORTLAND OREGON

International Award Winning Birth Photographer

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1.

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Spots are limited.

I only accept a limited number of births each month.
Call to check availability for your due date.

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You can still have birth photography during covid-19. I attend  birth center, hospital, and home births. Portland area hospitals are allowing doula-photographers with proof of certification.

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exhale and relax, knowing everything is being documented

Portland Birth Photography

When you choose to have me at your birth, you’re getting more than just a birth photographer. For me, birth work is an all-consuming passion and my greatest source of joy. I’ve always known that what I do should have a deeper purpose, feel sacred, and connected to a higher pursuit. I’m driven by this fire that’s alive inside of me for birth photography; this is something I was born to do.

Birth photography is right for you if...

You want to remember the day your baby was born


It’s a bigger deal than your wedding day


You can’t get this experience back


You want your partner to be in the moment (not watching through a camera)


You’ll be able to relax knowing that the photos are taken care of


You know you’ll regret it if you don’t

"I never expected to cherish birth photos so much but I am so amazed with Natalie's work! There was so much love, pain and determination during my labor and she captured every emotion that came up. You will not be disappointed."
- Rachel, Portland OR

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Portland Birth Doula

Trained as a birth & labor doula, postpartum doula, and childbirth educator, my knowledge about birth is next-level. From how to prepare before birth, to common interventions, navigating hospital birth, choosing the right birth center, and having a home birth, I'm your new BFF & walking birth encyclopedia. At your birth, I offer physical, emotional and verbal support. My goal is to empower you to make the decision that’s best for you, based on the evidence and your own intuition, so you have the birth you've been dreaming of.

My values:

You feel respected


You feel safe


You understand your options


YOU make the choices about your birth (no one has authority over you)

"Natalie went out of her way to get to know me and my husband before the birth so that it didn't feel like a stranger but a friend in the room."
- Krista, Portland OR

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Covid-19 Hospital Visitor Restrictions

Natalie is currently approved to attend births at these Portland area hospitals:
✓ OHSU
✓ Providence
✓ Kaiser
✓Legacy
updated: 10/2/2021

Portland Birth Videography

While photos bring a certain memory to life, and you can look at them in an album or a frame, seeing the movement and hearing the sounds of labor has a much more emotional quality to it. When I create birth films, I select music that’s evocative, emotional, and crescendos with the moment of birth. I find that seeing your baby being born on video is highly emotional, and hearing their first cries, the words you first spoke them, never fails to bring tears to the surface.

Common questions:

Can you do video and photo both?

     Yes! I'm able to switch seamlessly
     between photo and video so you
     can have both.


Do I have to choose between photo or video at the moment of birth?

    You can choose either one, but I
    recommend video for the moment of
    birth. I can pull still images from your
    footage!

"If you’re looking for someone who will capture all those magical moments on video, then I highly recommend Natalie. She is worth every dime."
- Katelyn, Portland OR

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starting
at

$1700

"Hiring Natalie was by far the best investment that we made."
- Jen, Portland OR

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Ke'Shala, portland or

"Natalie photographed the birth of my second son, and man do I wish that I would have found her for the birth of my first. She was exactly what I needed. Not only did she do such an amazing job, but her presence during the whole thing added a sense of peace to the chaos of such a quick labor. I will never have another baby without Natalie there to capture it!"

Erin, Portland OR

"It can be such a stressful, vulnerable time to imagine having someone over to photograph you, but Natalie was incredibly warm and has such a gentle way of being present, that she really put me at ease and it all felt very natural. The photos are beautiful and true to life, exactly what I wanted."

Amanda, Portland or

"It was amazing to have Natalie's support, especially when I started to doubt myself.  I wanted to remember it all.  All of the little details. The whole journey. My need was more than fulfilled. I'm so grateful to have these memories to look back on!"

The 2022 Birth Calendar

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○ Birth affirmations for each month
○ Birthy holidays included! (Natl Midwives Week, etc)

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