October 1, 2018

Main Line Newborn Photographer | Bryn Mawr Home | Nora

Family

Little baby Nora made her parents work for her arrival.  There is something called a Nurse’s Curse and Deirdre got it.

newborn baby girl making faces at daddy

I’m not going to get graphic but Nora was late and then caused one hell of a ruckus to get out.  This included running late, water breaking to start the stopwatch, vacuum, forceps, retained placenta, and a couple units of blood for Deirdre.  9+ pound Nora was larger than expected.

daddy holding daughters tiny hand ten tiny baby toes

Have I mentioned that Deirdre is a labor and delivery nurse?  That just seems unfair.  But then there’s this face!

newborn baby girl with big smile at new mommy

But here she is with soft, fuzzy hair that, from the back, makes her look a bit like Sonic the Hedgehog.

wide awake baby girl looking right at camera with lots of hair

Nora has no problem staying wide awake and only shut her eyes momentarily while we were together.

beautiful newborn sleeping on vintage Peter Rabbit book

Pete is such a good guy.  They were not finding out the sex of the baby before the birth.  Pete ordered necklaces with each initial to be able to give Deirdre the N when the baby was born.

baby girl with lots of hair with new parents mother and father smiling down on newborn baby daughter

They are adjusting well to the Lug Nut (one of their nicknames for her) and, as expected, keeping things lighthearted in the process.

funny newborn parents with newborn baby girl

I love being with them for all of their goofiness and apparent love.  It was great to bring my camera to them again at their home in the halls of Baldwin School where we also did their engagement session.

brand new family together with newborn baby girl

Nora is one lucky lady and will no doubt grow up in a home with oodles of love and laughter.

new parents with newborn baby girl laughing

Life doesn’t get more real than having a newborn at home. ~ Eric Church

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