Can you guess the #1 most impactful choice that you’ll make about your birth? (hint: it’s not what you’ll wear in labor!) The provider AND the birth location you choose can have THE #1 most profound effect on your birth. If your OB or Midwife…. Touches your body without asking consent first, red flag 🚩 […]

September 29, 2022

Choosing Your Birth Place and Provider

The photo taken by birth photographer Natalie Broders has won a prize in a prestigious international photography competition for birth photography. The Birth and Beyond Photography awards is an international photography competition spanning 32 countries and judging approximately 3,000 photo entries. In the Birth category, Natalie Broders won an Honorable Mention award for her photo […]

September 17, 2022

Birth Photographer Natalie Broders Awarded Honorable Mention For Birth Photo in the “Birth And Beyond Photography Awards”

The photo taken by birth photographer Natalie Broders has won a prize in a prestigious international photography competition. The Birth and Beyond Photography awards is an international photography competition spanning 32 countries and judging approximately 3,000 photo entries. In the Unposed Newborn category, Natalie Broders won an Third Place Award for her photo of titled […]

September 17, 2022

Photographer Natalie Broders Awarded 3rd Place For Newborn Photo in the “Birth And Beyond Photography Awards”

True informed consent in pregnancy and birth scenarios is when you have ALL the information about a topic or intervention, including: Benefits Risks Alternatives Leaving out alternative options, or over-hyping the risks, or over-stating the benefits are just some of the ways that people are robbed of having informed consent. The worst part? They don’t […]

September 1, 2022

What is Informed Consent?

Ideas for what to wear: Earth tones (khaki, brown, rust, olive green) White and cream Blue looks stunning in the field too! Registration for my 2022 Summer Sunflower Family Limited Edition Sessions is Open! Click here to snag your spot! ​

July 21, 2022

Sunflower Family Photo Sessions

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Portland photographer Natalie Broders has had multiple photos published in the Spring-Summer 2022 issue of Everyday Birth Magazine.

July 7, 2022

Natalie Broders Published in “Everyday Birth” Magazine Spring-Summer 2022

Asburry Park, St Helens OR Bernett Farms, Scappoose OR Pixie Park, St Helens OR Howell Territorial Park, Sauvie Island (sunset is about 40m before Google says it is) Cooper Mountain Nature Park Marshall Park (water, green) Rose Garden Washington Park / Redwood Observation Deck, Portland OR Mt Tabor Park, Portland OR Powell Butte Nature Park […]

April 25, 2022

Outdoor Photo Locations Around Portland, Oregon

Natalie Broders image titled Raw Postpartum was named as a finalist in the Everyday Birth Magazine Photo Competition.

April 22, 2022

Finalist Natalie Broders’ image in the Everyday Birth Magazine Photo Competition

There’s something I have to confess.  I prepared for birth, but I didn’t prepare for breastfeeding… at all. The engorgement on day 3 or 4 was SHOCKING. But engorgement is normal. When your milk comes in on day 3-5, your breasts turn into big huge boulders and it can be extremely uncomfortable.  They can be […]

March 21, 2022

Breast Engorgement: First 3 Days Breastfeeding Your Baby

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Three images by Portland Birth Photographer Natalie Broders have been named as finalists in the Documentary Family Awards category, Birth.

March 11, 2022

Documentary Family Awards names three images by Natalie Broders as Finalists in the Birth Category

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