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DC Doulas to Guide You Through Your Birth Journey

Doulas are trained professionals who provide an extra measure of support to birthing people and their families. They service everything from pregnancy, through labor and delivery, through postpartum recovery. Doulas provide physical, emotional, and educational support to help improve birthing outcomes for all families. These three DC doulas give families access to high-quality doula care, with an array of services available from preconception all the way through the postpartum period.  Three Incredible DC Doulas Providing High-Quality Support The DC Doula  Serving families in the DC Metro area  Run by doula Malika Hook Muhammad, The DC Doula is a doulas service

When to book newborn photos with Alexandria Photographer Sarah Drewry

When to Book Your Newborn Session with Alexandria Photographer Sarah Drewry

If you’re expecting a baby, first… congratulations! Lots of new parents would love to have photos of their new little addition but are not sure when or how to reach out to schedule a session. Here are answers to the top 4 questions expecting moms ask me about booking newborn photos. When to Book Your Newborn Session with Alexandria Photographer Sarah Drewry Most parents contact me around their 2nd trimester. It’s one more thing you can cross off your to-do list and gives you plenty of time to decide where you would like the photos, what you will wear, etc.

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Five Tips for Gorgeous Winter Family Photos

Although fall is by far the most popular time to schedule photos, the winter months can be a perfect time to get your family together for an outside session! If you have kids who are home from college for Thanksgiving or Christmas break, or even home for a weekend, take advantage of that golden winter light and schedule your photos! Here are my top tips for families and photographers for getting great winter family photos: Find the best light and location. Lighting ALWAYS takes priority when I am looking for the best spot to shoot. We met around 3:30 which



Hello, I’m Sarah! Nothing would make me happier than documenting your family in my Old Town Alexandria studio or in one of the many gorgeous locations in northern VA or Washington, DC.