Documenting Stella’s Birth

When I told the story of Stella’s birth, I believe I mentioned we had professional photos taken along the way.  After doing an internet search and finding out several of my hometown friends recommended her work, I hired Meredith Dickens to document my pregnancy via maternity photos (see next post) and take photos of Stella’s birth and as well as her newborn photos.  After seeing the final product and working with Meredith three different times, I HIGHLY recommend her for anyone seeking truly professional work in the Ashland, KY area.  She spent about two hours on my maternity shoot, came to the hospital at 1am to shoot the birth in action, even returned the next day to capture Stella’s first bath and spent almost 5 hours at my parents’ house taking Stella’s newborn shots.  In hindsight, I was even more thankful for the photo documentation since Bobby missed Stella’s birth.  They are truly keepsakes we will treasure for years to come.  Since I already wrote about the birth, I’ll let the photos speak for themselves:… [Read More]

Stella Wren’s Birth Story

Baby girl finally made it into the world!

Stella Wren Flammia was born on June 22, 2015 at 2:37am.  I can’t believe she is finally here and we are now a family of three.  I think it was difficult for me to imagine what having a baby would be like on a day to day basis and it has certainly been a fun adventure so far trying to figure out a routine, all the baby cues she tries to give us and our strengths and weaknesses as a family…. [Read More]