March 30, 2024

FAQ About Newborn Photoshoot Sessions!

Newborn photography is a wonderful way to capture those precious early moments of your baby’s life. However, as a new parent, you may have many questions about what to expect during a newborn photoshoot. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that parents ask their newborn photographer:

When is the best time to schedule a newborn photoshoot?

It’s best to schedule a newborn photoshoot within the first two weeks of your baby’s life. During this time, your baby will be very sleepy and will be more likely to cooperate during the photoshoot. If you wait too long, your baby may become more alert and less likely to stay still for the photos.

How long does a newborn photoshoot typically take?

A newborn photoshoot can take anywhere from 2 to 4 hours. This allows for plenty of time for feeding, changing, and posing your baby. It’s important to schedule enough time so that you don’t feel rushed during the photoshoot.

What should my baby wear for the photoshoot?

During a newborn photoshoot, your baby will typically wear a simple, neutral-colored outfit or be swaddled in a blanket. Your photographer may have some props or accessories to use during the photoshoot as well.

What can I do to prepare for the photoshoot?

Before the photoshoot, make sure your baby is well-fed and well-rested. Bring any special outfits or props that you want to use during the photoshoot, and be prepared to help your photographer with any posing or positioning of your baby.

Is it safe to pose my newborn in certain positions?

Yes, a professional newborn photographer should be trained in posing newborns safely. They should know how to position your baby in a way that is comfortable and safe, and they will never put your baby in any risky positions.

How long will it take to receive my photos?

The time it takes to receive your photos will depend on your photographer’s editing process. Some photographers may provide you with a sneak peek of a few photos shortly after the shoot, while others may take a few weeks to edit and deliver your final photos.

What if my baby cries during the photoshoot?

It’s completely normal for babies to cry during a photoshoot, and your photographer will be prepared for this. They will take breaks as needed to feed or comfort your baby, and they will work with you to make sure your baby is as comfortable as possible throughout the shoot.

Hopefully, these answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about newborn photography have helped ease any concerns you may have had. Remember, a professional newborn photographer is there to capture these special moments and make them as stress-free as possible for you and your baby.

Thanks for reading! I’m Kristi, a momma of 2 and professional newborn photographer based in Reno, NV. I specialize in capturing beautiful and timeless photos of newborns and their families. If you’re interested in scheduling a session, please don’t hesitate to contact me at or visit my website at I can’t wait to work with you and create beautiful memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

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