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Hi there! Welcome to the blog. You will find beautiful images from all different kinds of sessions as well as more personal stories about me!

About

We found out we were pregnant at the very start of the new year #2020 and from the beginning we planned a homebirth. Todd (my husband) was skeptical but after our first experience at a birth center, he was much more on board the second time around to agree to my homebirth wishes. Click through to read the full story of our first homebirth!

The (Home)Birth of Bode

Aug 3, 2021

Newborn Home Birth Session

Sometimes its hard to fall asleep when you KNOW you will be needing to parent in the middle of the night. Here is the fruit of that insomnia I have. I’ve really felt a calling to share this little story with you all, who knows who needs to hear it? Hopefully just one of you does and that would make this level of vulnerability all worth it.

Co-Sleeping – Get to Know Your Photographer and Doula

Oct 29, 2019

Mom and Baby on Bed, Co-Sleeping

I thought I would share the entire gallery from one of my favorite sessions yet. This home was filled with wonderful natural light and soft neutral colors. Which really makes me excited!

In Home Newborn Session

Oct 29, 2019

In-home Newborn Session

Wondering if mini sessions are for you? Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions about your fall mini sessions in the Denver area!

Fall Mini Sessions!

Aug 30, 2019

I thought I would take this time to be transparent with everyone! If you follow me at @mandymariedoulaphotography, you’ve probably noticed a lot of changes. Aside from the name change of my handle (more importantly my whole company), I have been posting more, running ads, etc.

Why Photography?

Aug 26, 2019

Ever wonder how a doula has a baby? The short answer: every single way possible. Here is just one example of a doula’s birth story. Mine. Click on through to see the long version! Also, it’s good to be back MMD friends.

When a Doula has a Baby

Oct 11, 2018

This Doula is officially off-call! My husband and I are expecting our first kiddo of our own and I have decided to slowly step back from doula duties for the remainder of this pregnancy. I will still be answering emails, so please feel free to reach out to me about Photography and referrals! I will […]

Maternity Leave

Jan 28, 2018

About 6 years ago, I became gluten free out of desperation to find out what was causing my debilitating sinus infections. Four weeks into this new lifestyle, not only were my sinus problems seemingly healed, but I saw a multitude of positive repercussions from cutting gluten out of my diet. If you have a similar story, then these empanadas will rock your world! OR maybe you are a breastfeeding mom who is experiencing some allergies with your little one and needing to cut out gluten and dairy for just this season! This recipe will make food exciting again!

Gluten-Free Butternut Squash Empanadas

Nov 24, 2016

Today’s (and the past few months) topic is; bottles. Lately, I have worked with a lot of families that have moms heading back to work and inconveniently, their baby will not take a bottle.

To Bottle or Not to Bottle, That is the Question!

Sep 2, 2016

I have been asked a lot why I choose to become a doula. It is a very good question! Which is why I decided to share my heart behind this decision and why I feel called into this work. 🙂

It all started 18 years ago. My third sibling was born, forever giving me a buddy and sense of responsibility. Up until this point, we usually experienced what most children-of-three encounters at least once in their childhood; someone was always “left out.” But then there were four. My little brother coming into the world blessed my entire family beyond measure. Little did I know this gift would also plant a seed that would forever grow into a vocation of a lifetime. 

 

First Step: Why Choose a Doula?

Mar 11, 2016

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