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Newborn photography in Mountain House, CA by Chioma Afigbo Photography

Capture Baby’s First Moments

Safety-First Professional Newborn Photography in San Joaquin County

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Studio Photography in Mountain House, CA

While you prepare the way for baby, I hope to congratulate you on your coming addition. While there may still be much to do, the moment will shortly arrive. Whether it’s your first or eigth, the feeling of the first moments with your newborn will be something you’ll want to look back on and keep forever.

Time Moves Quickly

Keep the Magic of Baby's Arrival with Newborn Photography

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Relive the Preciousness of Baby’s First Moments

Keep the euphoria of welcoming this new life with photography that is designed to highlight baby as they are in their very first moments. Capture the magic and ensure baby is safe, warm and soothed in an environment created for ease of family and baby, with images that will forever remind you of your first days together.

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Designed to Let Baby Shine

Baby is lit with lighting specific to newborns, ensuring baby is captured for vivid, clear and sensitive photography, while remaining gentle and comforting.

Come As Your Are

As rewarding as it is, this transition can often be stressful. With an in-studio experience you need only come as you are. All props and wardrobe required to make incredible images are included.

Permanent Mementos of The Birth

Baby will be captured with a simplified process, props and colors. Designed to highlight the preciousness of your newborn.

Safety is our first

The safety of your newborn is primary during our session. Baby is positioned in trained newborn poses that keep them safe, comforted and soothed.

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Chioma Afigbo taking photograph of newborn

Keepsake Family Photography

I understand the feeling of time passing and the preciousness of these years for your family. I was introduced to newborn photography with the birth of my first son. As an event photographer at the time, I found it fascinating. As a mother, my preferences went unheard. The photography never made it to my wall.

It’s my goal to give you a process that aligns with your voice and gives you the best possible standard of professional newborn photography, so you have an experience that honors this new life and soothes baby, with images that bring you right back no matter how many years have passed.

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Since arriving in Mountain House, CA I’ve photographed hundreds of Newborn California Babies.

“I highly recommend her for your newborn photoshoot since she will deliver pictures that you will cherish for the rest of your life.”

Newborn Studio Photography

As you grow, become a family that looks back with fondness and love. Keep these pure moments in your heart and have mementos of your family’s foundation with pristine newborn photography. The time of your pregnancy may seem to pass you by, but the experience of baby’s first precious moments don’t have to.

As a trained photographer, newborn safety specialist, and mother of two, each image and session here in Mountain House is designed to create a flawless experience - mirroring the moments you’ll soon carry close to your heart. And don’t worry about setting a strict date during this phase in your life, newborn session dates are tentative. We’ll be working together, with baby, to find the day that fits best.

Remind yourself and your family of the moments that matter most no matter how much time has passed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO PHOTOGRAPH MY BABY?

I prefer to photograph newborns the first 2 weeks of their lives, ideally 7-14 days but I have had older babies come in as well!. It is best to book your session well in advance so please give me a call as soon as you know your baby's due date. I will make a tentative booking for 10-21 days after your due date and we can amend it if your baby is early or late. Newborn sessions can take up to four hours and I usually only book them Monday to Friday. However, sometimes I have Saturdays available at an extra cost of $100. All newborn sessions start at 10am. I only ever book one newborn session a day so the day is yours and there is no rushing your baby.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The session fee is $150. This fee secures your booking and is deducted from the package you choose to buy after your session. The session fee is non-refundable. I have 3 packages and they all include digital images you have selected with a print release. Please refer to the pricing page for more details on the packages.

DO I NEED TO BRING ANY PROPS, OUTFITS OR ACCESSORIES TO MY BABY'S SESSION?

None at all! I have a range of outfits, wraps, props and accessories for your session. However if you have something special or of sentimental value that you would want me to include in your photos, please bring them along!​

HOW LONG IS A NEWBORN SESSION?

Newborn sessions typically last 1-3 hours but it all depends on the baby. All babies are different and I always allow time for feeding, settling and cuddling. Mini sessions last about an hour

WHAT TIME DOES MY SESSION START?

All sessions start by 10am, Monday to Friday

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR MY PARTNER AND MY OTHER CHILDREN TO BE A PART OF THE SESSION?

Partners and siblings are welcome to join but not for a mini session.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR FOR MY PHOTOS WITH MY BABY?

Plain and neutral colors like black, white, creams beige and other soft, neutral colors always work best in family photos as the