Plainville CT Maternity Photographer | Maternity Session | Nadia & Justin

Plainville CT Maternity Photographer | Maternity Session | Nadia & Justin

Maternity Sessions are a wonderful way to celebrate bringing a baby into the world! They are among my favorite sessions to do. Nadia & Justin’s maternity session was exciting because you could truly see the magic of having another baby between them. Three year old Liam also attended the session and showed extreme excitement about their new addition! He was so cute!

When a client schedules a maternity session, you are documenting the amazing journey into parenthood.  When I meet expectant parents for the first time we chat about the new baby that will be joining their family.  Seeing the joy on their faces when talking about their baby is simply beautiful. Learning their story and being apart of this special life moment brings me happiness.

What to expect before your session

Prior to the session my expectant mamas will come in by appointment to look through and try on gowns from my maternity wardrobe.   Melissa Hartigan Photography has a beautiful maternity wardrobe which is available for use to all expecting mamas. I encourage the use of at least one gown. There are so many colors and styles to choose from.  Gowns chosen will accentuate the pregnant body, showing off that gorgeous baby bump.

What to expect during your session

When it comes to the session, I love capturing the love between my clients.  To capture the joy and excitement they feel for one another and for the baby mom is growing in her belly. The images captured are meant to be treasured. Ones to be kept and looked back on for many years to come. They are meant to show your new baby what he or she looked like when they were growing in your belly, trust me they will ask!  During the session, I will help you pose, help with hand placement and so on, but then I let you be. This is when the true feelings emerge and I capture the best images.

Throughout the session I encourage my clients to think about baby and how their life is going to change.  I ask them to think about holding baby for the first time, to think about what he or she will look like. Imagining these things provoke the emotions which are simply amazing. With each click of my shutter my goal is to capture their connection and love.

Nadia and Justin were amazing to work with. I loved the excitement and animation shown by Liam for their new baby!  Nadia looked so amazing in my maternity gowns and the amazing outdoor colors and her gown choice made her stand out so beatifully. I can’t wait to meet their sweet little one next month!

I hope you enjoy this little peek into this gorgeous maternity session for more additional gorgeous maternity images click here. If you are interested in booking a maternity or newborn session for yourself please click here.  Thanks so much for stopping by,  Melissa

Melissa Hartigan Photography, Coventry Connecticut ~ Newborn, Baby, Children and Family Photographer





The beautiful gowns worn during this session we chosen from MPH maternity wardrobe. A few of MPH’s favorite vendors are Sew Trendy Accessories and TAoPaN.

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  • Amazing session. Love your settings! Photos with kissing belly is my favorite!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah

    Awww… what a great big brother he will be.ReplyCancel

  • Candy Hoehn

    This was an amazing maternity session. Your locations in Connecticut are gorgeous!!!ReplyCancel

  • Christy

    Beautiful photos! Stunning momma to be!ReplyCancel

  • Sabrina

    Beautiful! 💜ReplyCancel

  • Megan


  • Justin

    Never get tired of looking at these babe!ReplyCancel

  • Caitlin


  • casey

    Such a gorgeous maternity session!! Looks like you have some beautiful settings to use!!ReplyCancel

  • Lesley

    Wow! Stunning images!ReplyCancel

  • these are gorgeous Melissa! colors, emotion… everything is lovely!! xoxoReplyCancel

  • Sharon

    I love all the family maternity photos here, especially the ones with the son!!! You are right, he is soooo cute!ReplyCancel