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In-Home Lifestyle Newborn Photography Mundelein, IL

Newborn photography is more than just a photoshoot, it's a unique opportunity to create something captivating and pure. Lifestyle newborn photography captures the long-awaited excitement of bringing your baby home!

You want a newborn photographer who will pay attention to the details and work hard to capture your family's unique personality. Someone who can preserve the moments that you want to remember forever. 

I want to be your go-to for baby photography in Lake County.

Contact me today to create a custom package that fits within your budget.

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Simple

Just the basics

45 minutes in your home

25 images edited

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$275

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Standard

Most popular

85 minutes in your home

35 images edited

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$325

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More

Keep 'em all

120 minutes in your home all "good" images

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$425

Pricing

Newborn Photography FAQ

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Should I do newborn pictures?

“They grow up so fast...” 

As a parent, I am driven to honor the responsibility of documenting the milestones of my children's lives. Not only do I want to remember the moments for myself, but I also want to preserve memories so I can share them with my children later. Your child will feel important and loved when they discover their baby pictures.  

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How do I book a newborn photographer?

The first step is to reach out to me via EMAIL. We will discuss availability, PRICING, and your preferences. Let's see if we are a good fit for each other! 

Once you decide to move forward with booking your due date, I will send a link to a contract and $50 retainer invoice. Everything is done online. It's easy!

In order to help me prepare for your session, I will have you fill out a NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY QUESTIONNAIRE. 

I will also provide you with a handy NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY PREPARATION GUIDE. 

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FAQs about newborn photography

How old should my baby be? 

Any age is acceptable!  

Can I add family and siblings to the photoshoot?

Absolutely! 

 

Do you have props and outfits? 

I have everything you need. However, I encourage you to use items that reflect your personal tastes! 

Can you come to my house? 

Yes! All newborn sessions take place in your home.  

 

 

 

How to prep for your newborn photos...

What to do and what to bring so that you have a positive experience and great images. 

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Prep guide

A few days before your session... 

Arrange your home

I know that when you bring your baby home things get a little "exciting". You've prepared for 9 months and now you are ready for your newest family member. While you are settling into a routine, start thinking about how you want to handle the "clutter" in your home. This is stuff that you wouldn't want in the background of your photos. While I know that real life isn't picture perfect, it is helpful to remove distractions. In short, create a plan to declutter and "level up" your final images. My best advice is to find a large box to hold your miscellaneous "stuff". Put the box in a garage, basement, or spare bedroom. 

Avoid gassy foods (if breastfeeding)

1-2 days beforehand avoid eating foods that will upset your baby.

  • Acidic foods – such as lemons, oranges, berries, pizza, spaghetti, chili, and tomato products.

  • Gassy vegetables – such as asparagus, onions, broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower.

  • Excessive caffeine

Prepare wardrobe

My best advice is to wear something light in color, especially if your home does not have a lot of natural light. I also suggest wearing something nicer than you would normally wear at home. Avoid graphic t-shirts, worn-out clothing, and smartwatches. ​

NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY QUESTIONNAIRE

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Take the moment & make it perfect

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Don't wait for the perfect moment...

Let's chat!

Mundelein, IL  

Tel: +1 630-935-2303

jen@jenreidphotography.com

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