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Newborn Rainbow Baby Photography Studio

Embracing Rainbow Babies: A Journey of Hope and Healing

Being a newborn baby photographer allows us the opportunity to meet some amazing families. Every baby lovingly carried through the front door of our studio is special and unique. After specializing in newborn photography, we quickly learned about “Rainbow Babies,” a term for special babies born after loss.

Understanding Rainbow Babies:

A Rainbow Baby” is the understanding that the beauty of a rainbow does not negate the ravages of the storm. When a rainbow appears, it doesn’t mean the storm never happened or that the family is not still dealing with its aftermath. What it means is that something beautiful and full of light has appeared in the midst of the darkness and clouds. Storm clouds may still hover but the rainbow provides a counterbalance of color, energy, and hope.

Nikki’s Story:

One of our clients, Nikki, permitted us to share her story here.

Nikki and her husband envisioned a happy, bustling home filled with the laughter of their children. Excitedly anticipating their third child, they envisioned nursery decorations and pondered their new baby’s resemblance to their siblings. However, their excitement turned to heartbreak when Nikki experienced a miscarriage during her first trimester. Despite the pain and guilt she felt, Nikki found the strength to persevere and try again. Sadly, another loss dashed their hopes once more when she experienced it. Despite the challenges and heartache, Nikki remains resilient, determined to continue pursuing her dream of expanding their family.

Challenges and Hopes:

After losing a baby, many of our moms have shared with us the fear and anxiety of being pregnant again. It’s like a cloud that hangs over you. You desire to feel excited, but a broken heart overwhelms you. You’re not sure if you can handle another loss. It makes a mother not want to feel the joy for the risk of losing yet another baby.

Nikki’s Journey Continues:

We want to share the rest of Nikki’s story. Pushing the grief of two miscarriages aside, Nikki and her husband decided to keep trying for another baby. Once again, she found out she was pregnant. There was no big announcements this time. For nine hopeful months, they awaited their precious rainbow baby’s grand entrance into the world, bringing pure joy.

Celebrating Rainbow Babies:

We felt so blessed to meet their little one after the storm and to capture their beautiful rainbow baby in the studio The memory of the babies that they’ve lost never leaves. One baby can never replace another. However, the joy of holding a rainbow baby fills a mother’s heart with new joy and hope.

At SIMPLY BABY, we deeply value the significance of welcoming a Rainbow Baby after a challenging journey. As a gesture of our appreciation and commitment to capturing these precious moments, we are pleased to announce that we will waive the booking fee of $325 for your session. Additionally, we are providing a generous $100 credit towards your chosen collection. We’re honored to document the miracle of life after loss and eagerly await meeting your little one and hearing their unique story. We look forward to creating lasting memories together.