Family Focused Maternity Sessions

For this gorgeous mom, focusing on her family and not just herself (although she looked like an absolute goddess!), was most important for her final photos. We went through an amazing gallery of images from her session, and mom chose what was dearest to her heart, photos with those she loves the most, and a few stunning ones of herself. Family focused maternity sessions are quite common when it is not a first pregnancy. I think moms feel a little guilty in choosing more photos of themselves, just because most of the time our world and soul revolves around everyone else we love, and of course, we want them there to share in it.

Neutrals are definitely mom’s color, and she looks gorgeous in both two piece sets we put on. The rhinestone set was a new piece I pulled out of the client closet, and I have to say, it is probably my favorite look on her. Mom was just perfectly tall, and she looks so regal. The shape of the crop top emphasized the beautiful round belly too.

For maternity sessions that don’t just include mom and dad, we try our best to incorporate those feisty, delicious toddlers as much as THEY allow. Sometimes, this means we will get their silliest faces (but, hey, we love those too!) Sometimes, this involves bribery, and a lollipop or two. Fun fact, the family photo below totally had a lollipop sticking up above mom’s head. Thank goodness for lollipop smiles, and Photoshop.

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Mom and her little pixie.

I think their new little baby will just be so entertained by big sister – look at that personality bursting through in this image? What a lovely family.

Sofia Ribeiro specializes in NJ Maternity photography services, serving Union, Morris, Sussex, Bergen, Monmouth, and Middlesex counties in the North and Central New Jersey. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram & Facebook!

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Known for my fine art style, and way of capturing moms and growing families in their most beautiful stages, I pride myself in providing you the perfect images for your family to treasure. I want you to have a stress-free experience, with hands on guidance through the whole process, culminating in perfect treasures for your family to hold and admire. Choose me as your New Jersey maternity & newborn photographer to capture all of those beautiful, ever-changing, motherhood moments!

– Sofia


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Sofia Ribeiro is a New Jersey Newborn & Maternity Photographer serving the North and Central New Jersey areas, including Union, Morris, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Middlesex, Monmouth, Sussex & Hunterdon counties, as well as New York City, and Staten Island.