Expecting Cooper in a few hours! {Maternity Photography for St Peters}

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In celebration of baby Cooper’s arrival in a few hours, I thought I’d take a few minutes to share these beautiful maternity portraits from their session last month.

This gorgeous mom is a friend of mine whom I met at exercise class.  We were all thrilled when they got pregnant and have enjoyed continuing our workouts throughout her pregnancy!

I love showcasing the beauty of a growing pregnant belly. We photographed this session in the studio in both casual clothes, wraps and fabrics. One of my favorite parts of the session was working with their older boy.  He was so well-behaved and really such a cutie.   I let him take MY picture and he did a pretty good job.  (I should post that too – maybe on Facebook).  He is so adorable, I’m sure he’ll make a terrific big brother.

Beautiful pregnant woman and family photos

Pregnant woman studio portraits

Beautiful portrait of maternity in silhouette in St Charles Missouri

A maternity session is not something that everyone wants to do, but I would like to insert a quick comment.  I usually hear “I wish I had done maternity pictures” and I never, ever hear “I wish I hadn’t”.  Just like the fleeting newborn days, pregnancy only lasts a short time (yes, I do remember that at times it feels like it’s forever, LOL).  It’s a time that you probably want documented and a safe, private portrait session with a trained photographer is a wonderful way to beautifully capture this very special time.

It’s your choice what you wear and how much belly shows in your portraits.  Your 8th month is an ideal time to photograph your growing belly.  Give Karen a call today if you are pregnant and considering a maternity photo shoot.  636-947-5956

Thanks again, Becca for trusting me to photographing your beautiful self (and family).  I cannot wait to meet Cooper.  You are in my thoughts and prayers today!!!

Karen Thaemert, CPP

St Charles Maternity photographer, serving St Peters, and the St Louis area!

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14 Comments

  1. alli peck glow portraits November 5, 2011 at 3:19 pm - Reply

    ohhh these are amazing. i love pregnancy sessions, they are my favorite by far, this set is perfect!

  2. Great images

  3. beth November 7, 2011 at 7:58 pm - Reply

    These are so fun! Nice job.

  4. Ellen | Kalamazoo baby photographer November 8, 2011 at 3:41 pm - Reply

    Gorgeous mama-to-be, and you captured the anticipation and grace of her pregnancy beautifully!

  5. cofphoto November 10, 2011 at 10:03 pm - Reply

    Absolutely gorgeous family and beautiful studio portraits. And you know I’m a big fan of the silhouette!

  6. Love them!! That last image is great!

  7. LOVE LOVE these Karen! Great job capturing this exciting time in this family’s life!

  8. These are really pretty maternity portraits. That last image (the silhouette) is gorgeous. I love it.

  9. Love that last one! So different and unique!

  10. Laurie Terry November 22, 2011 at 2:12 am - Reply

    What awesome maternity portraits. LOVE them, especially the shilhouette

  11. Great job on these Karen! Something they will treasure forever!

  12. laura stoddard December 29, 2011 at 4:16 am - Reply

    beautiful mommy! great job photographing their family! i love them all

  13. fort worth photographer February 28, 2012 at 9:59 pm - Reply

    Super stunning images! Maternity photography is my favorite!

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