How do I pose for a mother and baby photoshoot?

I’m asked questions on how to pose a lot when it comes to motherhood sessions. I’d say we get the best when you just come as yourself. Yes, it may sound a little corny but I kind of love it when I turn up, and mum is really herself.  As if it’s just any other day, and I’m popping in to visit.

We always get the best work when Mum (and I) are up for trying out a few things out.

Yes, on days like this we can create a bit of this…

Mother and Baby Photographer
Motherhood Photographer

Or maybe even a bit of this 🙂 …

Styled Sessions

Depending on the type of motherhood session, we go far it either requires minimal preparations or a good few weeks of preparation!

So talk to me honestly about what you want, really be honest because the more open you are with me, the better.  I want these sessions to feel warm, close, and comfortable. Sometimes they can be therapeutic too.  

So the key thing here is to keep it simple and have an open mind.

Mother and Baby Photography London
Mother and baby photoshoot
Mum and Baby Photography London

Make up, hair and all of that is fine, but don’t go overboard. Just be the best home version of you. Or if we’re planning something that’s really styled, well then we can talk about that stuff as and when. It’s a process, and I’ll help you through it.

Mother and Baby Photographer London
Motherhood Photography
North London Natural Newborn Photographer

So if you’re thinking of having a Mother and Baby session (or for older child), I hope this helps you … and don’t forget to enjoy it 🙂


I’m Samantha. I’m a North London Family Photographer and International Lifestyle, Portrait and Still Life Photographer. Mindful Mama of 2, leaning into conscious living. Lover of plants and light.

I create meaningful portraits that resonate with your soul. I also help conscious brands better connect with their tribe through honest storytelling and impactful imagery. 

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