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Annapolis Moms Top Recommended Baby Items

Annapolis Area Moms spilled their “I can’t-live-without” baby products. Whether it’s your first or third baby, there are so many baby products to choose from, and knowing what to buy can be such a daunting task. While each family’s needs may differ, there are a few products that were recommended repeatedly by local moms. FEEDING […]

October 5, 2020

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Your Birth Story is Uniquely Yours | C-Section Awareness Month

Whether you have a vaginal delivery or a c-section, no journey into motherhood is an easy one. April is c-section awareness month and I’m taking the opportunity to honor all those mamas that have had or chose to have a c-section. So often you hear people raving over having a natural birth or feeling some […]

April 22, 2020

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What to Look for When Hiring a Newborn Photographer. | Annapolis, MD

CONGRATS! Your life is about to get a whole lot sweeter (and challenging)! You’ve landed here because you’re looking at hiring a newborn photographer to freeze time for you. Searching for a photographer- an artist – to create something custom and unique for you can be overwhelming. Every photographer offers different skill and experience levels as well […]

February 20, 2020

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Newborn Photography: choosing the style that’s right for you

With the overabundance of photographers, choosing the perfect newborn photographer may be a daunting task. I’m sharing the three different types of newborn sessions as well as a few of my favorite locals to help you choose the style that best suits your needs! Fresh 48 Fresh 48 sessions are newborn sessions that take place […]

January 13, 2020

annapolis newborn photography by melanie amparo

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Story Capri’s Birth Story- Annapolis, MD Birth Photographer

When Alicia first reached out to me she had plans of having a home birth with her midwife and doula. Things took a drastic change when she developed preeclampsia. Alicia and Grant made their way to the hospital on August 22nd to start the induction process. After countless hours of monitoring and lack of sleep, […]

November 9, 2019

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Fresh 48s: What you need to know about hospital newborn photography

Are you interested in documenting your babe’s first day, but not sure if you’re ready to hire a birth photographer? A Fresh 48 may be a great alternative for you! What is a Fresh 48? A Fresh 48 is a session that takes place within 48 hours of your babe’s birth. Whether you give birth […]

October 24, 2019

annapolis fresh 48 photographer at anne arundel medical center

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Styling Your Family | Annapolis, MD Photographer

Part of the client experience when hiring me is styling! It’s such an important factor when it comes to creating beautiful photos!⁠⁠ As we start the rush of Fall Family Photos I thought it might be fun to share a few of my favorite styling tips. Coordinate But Don’t Match Find a color palette you […]

October 8, 2019

styling your family photo session in Annapolis MD by Melanie Amparo

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Annapolis Area Doulas: the perfect provider for postpartum care.

While pregnant you take birth classes, read books, and google everything possible to prepare yourself for labor. Then you give birth to this beautiful little baby, but now what? Babies don’t come with a manual. Instead, you are bombarded with the opinions of friends and family on what they think is the best way to […]

September 17, 2019

annapolis area doula helps new mom adjust to life with an infant.

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Hypnobirthing: creating a harmonious birth space.

Meet Bailie. She’s a labor doula and HypnoBirthing instructor over at Annapolis Area Doulas. She aims to help women feel that same sense of validation, empowerment and confidence as they plan for their labor, birth and postpartum experiences. She brings a unique combination of compassion, calm energy and dedication to each of her clients and […]

September 5, 2019

hypnobirthing class in annapolis, md

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Mercedes Thomas Spills The Milk On Her New Lactation Practice

Meet Mercedes. She’s a wife and mama to a spirited, fun-loving toddler. She’s the owner of Advanced Practice Wellness, LLC. Mercedes specializes in lactation and wellness services. Her mission is “to provide evidence-based lactation services, promote health & wellness and empower families” throughout DC, Maryland & Northern Virginia. She graduated with honors earning a Bachelor […]

August 29, 2019

owner of advances wellness practice

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