Joelle’s Birth by +Jo | Atlanta Newborn Baby Photographer | Birth Photographer | Jo Arellanes

– Posted by +Jo A few months back I was contacted by LeeAnn about doing a maternity shoot in Arkansas. Eventually, through many texts and emails, it was decided there would be maternity, birth and new born sessions. Man was this crazy to plan. And timing had to be just right. I go home toRead more

Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta Encapsulation | Photos | Process | How To | | Atlanta Photographers

– Text by Leah – Photos by Mark So I decided to encapsulate my placenta. Or, rather, I decided to hire someone to come over to my house and encapsulate it for me (thanks, Melanie!). Honestly, if I think about it too much it still grosses me out. *But* I’m happy to report that theRead more

Wednesday by Leah: Pregnancy Reading List

I am a total information junkie.  Plus I think it’s important to be informed about huge life-altering events and to know one’s options… and I think it’s equally important to limit my intake of negative, fear-based information and up my intake of positive, empowering information.  So here’s a list of the books I’ve read thatRead more

Wednesday by Leah: Third Trimester Adventures

– Posted by Leah Whooo boy!  37 weeks pregnant and I’ve got my maternity belt strapped on in an attempt to relieve some of the pressure on my bladder. When you get to the point where you are deciding between dehydration, catheterization, diaper-wearing, or just never sitting down because as soon as you get settledRead more