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Newborn Photography: choosing the style that’s right for you | Tampa, FL Newborn Photographer

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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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

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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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5 Things No One Tells You About When Going Through a Miscarriage

You hear about people having miscarriages, but no one ever talks about it. It’s as if there is some sort of negative connotation associated with the word. I’m sharing a bit of my story along with 5 things no one else tells you. On April 21, 2018, I had my very first miscarriage at 9 […]

August 15, 2019

positive pregnancy test by Melanie Amparo from Melanie Amparo Photography

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Abigail’s Birth Story | Annapolis, MD Birth Photographer

Abigail’s Birth Story- Anne Arundel Medical Center On Tuesday, May 21st at 12:38 AM I get a message that baby Abigail was on her way! Whitney had plans of having baby Abigail at a birthing center but as we all know, birth is so unpredictable. Whitney was passing meconium and had to be admitted to […]

May 28, 2019

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Sydney’s Birth Story- Annapolis, MD Birth Photographer

On Thursday, April 18th, I had just arrived at the supermarket. As I’m loading my cart with fresh produce I feel my phone vibrating. It was 8:40 pm.  I look down to see Amy’s phone number and immediately knew it was time. I run out of the supermarket and rush home to get my camera. […]

April 24, 2019

newborn suck thumb in Annapolis, MD

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Are we a good fit?- Annapolis, MD Birth, Baby, Family Photographer

Are we a good fit? I’m sure this is something many of you have never thought to consider, but it’s super important in order to make sure we both have positive experiences. I’m not here to just stand and point my camera while you smile awkwardly – literally, anyone can do that! I’m here to […]

March 26, 2019

birth photographer in Annapolis, MD at Anne Arundel Medical Center

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Shoot & Share Contest 2019

Each year there is a major photography contest that allows photographers from all over the world to share their work, and inspire others. It’s a way to bring the community together and share what we love. This was my first year entering the contest. As a photographer, I constantly doubt my work and ability. I […]

March 17, 2019

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Meet Melanie Amparo- Annapolis, MD Birth, Baby and Family Photographer

Welcome to Melanie Amparo Photography! I’m Melanie! I specialize in photographing birth stories, newborns, maternity, and families. Some fun facts about me: I’m married to my high school sweetheart. We started dating at 15 and got married at the courthouse at 23. I’m a mama to a wild, free-spirited, and adventurous boy! He’ll eventually grow […]

March 5, 2019

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