Wednesday by Leah: Delayed Cord Clamping

It’s standard practice at most hospitals to clamp and cut the umbilical cord very soon after the baby is born. This practice was likely started because you can’t move the baby very far from the mother when the cord is still attached – especially if the placenta has not yet been delivered, which can takeRead more

Wednesday by Leah: Tricia Talks Pumping

I am excited to introduce Tricia, who has written a very thoughtful and helpful guestpost for y’all today about pumping milk for her sweet son, Evan, while she’s working full-time. I know there are some mamas-to-be out there who will find this extra helpful! And we do aim to please, over here at LeahAndMark.com. AfterRead more

Food Photography with the Intern Army

Atlanta Commercial Food | Product Photography | LeahAndMark.com

– Posted by Mark Last Monday the Intern Army and I photographed some food in the studio. Now you’ve probably noticed – we don’t photograph products or food around here that often – so it’s definitely not one of our ‘specialties’. However – this has been a very interesting and educational process – and I’mRead more

Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta Encapsulation | Photos | Process | How To | LeahAndMark.com | 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