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Birth Photography

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Why don’t I want to go viral? Simply put, my viral experience was overwhelming, exhausting, scary, and completely out of my control. It’s February 3, 2024. While this date also marks the birth of my business, my divorce, and several other big milestones in my life, going viral had a big impact on me. My […]

Why I Don’t Want to Go Viral…Again

Birth

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From maternity to family, it is such an honor to be chosen as the motherhood photographer to document the love and growth. There are endless benefits to a long-term relationship with your family photographer. Not only do I know what those real smiles look like before we even get started, but my clients know what […]

Motherhood Photographer

Birth, Clients, Family, Maternity, Newborn

Junction City Home Birth
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What an incredible unassisted home birth story! As a doula herself, it’s absolutely fascinating to listen to Amanda recall the details of her birth. She jumps from laboring mom to doula and back countless times. This must be where the phrase “trust your gut” comes from. Enjoy this inspirational unassisted home birth story that took […]

Home Birth | Junction City, Kansas

Birth

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Amazing and fast natural birth at Irwin Hospital in Fort Riley, KS, captured by Tammy Karin of Little Leapling Photography.

Fort Riley Birth at Irwin Community Hospital

Birth

birth and newborn photographer
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One of my favorite parts of newborn sessions is being the first person to listen to a mom telling her birth story.Whether her experience was everything she’d dreamed or a traumatic one, it is an honor to be that initial audience to such a powerful story that will be told over and over. Tara’s maternity […]

Telling Her Birth Story | Little Leapling Photography

Birth, Lifestyle, Maternity, Newborn

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Every year, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers holds a worldwide contest to discover the best birth photography!

Best Birth Photos of 2017

Birth

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Viral story about Max Hogan’s birth on the ER floor in Manhattan, KS capture by birth photographer, Tammy Karin.

The Birth of Max

Birth

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It’s so exciting too see the diverse collection of birth images that get submitted to the International¬†Association of Professional Birth Photographers each year. As the birth photography genre continuous to rapidly grow, the image entries become even more phenomenal each year. It is humbling and truly spectacular. And although this is a contest, you wouldn’t […]

IAPBP Image Contest

Birth

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Enjoy these sweet moments of calm surrounding the first latch and never let anyone rob you of the priceless moments you share with your child while breastfeeding.

First Latch

Birth, Nursing

Terrah Stroda
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May 5th is National Midwives Day! I’ve had the honor to work alongside and photograph some truly amazing midwives in action. I’d like to take a moment to highlight and celebrate what an asset they are to the birth community in the Manhattan area. Our Manhattan midwives are amazing! Midwives are medically-trained birth professionals who […]

Manhattan Midwives

Birth, Manhattan KS