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What baby name should I pick?

What baby name should I pick?

As a leading maternity photographer in Kent https://www.hannahcornfordphotography.com/maternity, one of the conversations we have most often with parents during sessions is what they plan to call their new baby. Choosing a baby name can be one of the most challenging...

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Maternity Photos

Maternity Photos

Maternity truly is an experience like no other and is something that all new parents will cherish for the rest of their lives. While we can all dream, your maternity will soon be over and your tiny newborn will not stay that tiny forever. Before you know it, they will...

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Creative family activities to do at home

Creative family activities to do at home

Whether your kids are younger or approaching their teenage years, family time together is important. And, while there are lots of lovely activities to be done out and about, recent times have reminded us of the importance that home holds in our lives. At Hannah...

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When to have newborn photos taken

When to have newborn photos taken

Having a newborn baby is an exciting (and even sometimes overwhelming) time. There is so much to look forward to during the first six to twelve months of your baby’s life,  https://www.hannahcornfordphotography.com/what-to-expect-in-your-babies-first-6-months/ . You...

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Healthy Snacks For Pregnancy

Healthy Snacks For Pregnancy

Pregnancy Snacks As your pregnancy progresses towards your third trimester you might find it harder and harder to have meals at your normal portion size as everything inside your tummy gets squeezed over.. Or maybe you feel so nauseous during your first trimester that...

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Where to have baby’s first birthday?

Where to have baby’s first birthday?

Turning one is a significant landmark milestone in any child's life. You will have nurtured them from helpless newborn to a little explorer who is teetering on the edge of toddlerhood. Therefore, it is essential to ensure that you make plans for the party well in...

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What to wear for summer maternity photos

What to wear for summer maternity photos

There is so much to do in the run-up to becoming a mum https://www.hannahcornfordphotography.com/preparing-to-become-a-mum-for-the-first-time/. Sometimes the fun, exciting, and really beautiful parts of pregnancy can get swept aside in favour of practicalities. But...

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What are the 10 best new mum books?

What are the 10 best new mum books?

That moment when you hold your newborn in your arms and meet them for the very first time can be the most precious moment in your entire life. Cuddling up to that little life that you created and carried inside you for nine months is an incredibly special event....

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How to take care of hair after pregnancy

How to take care of hair after pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting and beautiful time. After all, how many times have you heard that an expectant mother is “glowing”? While you may feel less than glowy during your pregnancy, often you may find that you benefit from clearer skin,...

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The best country parks in Kent

The best country parks in Kent

Over the last twelve months, getting out and about has been one of the best ways to keep yourself and your family entertained. Going for a walk or a whole day out in beautiful surroundings has proven to be a great way of spending time together and getting to know your...

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Baby weaning

Baby weaning

March 2020 saw the start of lockdown and with that, there also became a baby boom. I thought I’d put together a blog post full of tips for when it comes to weaning your baby. By six months old, your little cutie is needing more than just the boob or the bottle and it...

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What to pack in your hospital bag!

What to pack in your hospital bag!

It's nearly time to meet your newborn baby The time is drawing close for you to prepare your hospital bag.  The small holdall or suitcase that will sit by your front door just waiting for the day baby decides to make an appearance.  If you’re anything like me, it’s...

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Preparing to become a mum for the first time

Preparing to become a mum for the first time

Being a first-time mum is one of the most exciting times in your life.  It can be pretty terrifying as well, but joy and happiness definitely outweigh the fear. As a newborn photographer, I meet lots of first-time mums in my studio in Medway, Kent.  My newborn...

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The best advice for new mums

The best advice for new mums

Congratulations on becoming a mum! This is an exciting and incredible time where your life seems to change so fast you can’t keep up.  While having a baby is a wonderful experience, following the best advice for new mums can make it even better... Find your tribe...

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What age is best for newborn photos?

What age is best for newborn photos?

There is so much to think about in the run-up to having your baby. From finding the perfect name, see my blog on inspired baby names to deciding how to decorate https://www.thespruce.com/how-to-design-a-nursery-2504852 the nursery and lining up your friends and family...

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What’s on in Kent over Easter

What’s on in Kent over Easter

  With the warmer weather approaching and lockdown restrictions finally beginning to ease, many of you will be looking forward to the Easter break as the perfect excuse to get out of the house with all the family and perhaps even finally meet up with friends!...

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Tips and tricks to good skincare during Pregnancy

Tips and tricks to good skincare during Pregnancy

Skincare during Pregnancy Your skin goes through many changes during pregnancy.  For some of you, pregnancy hormones can give you amazing glowing skin, for others, you’ll get a break out of acne.  You might also be dealing with itchiness, rashes and of course, your...

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Spring inspired baby names

Spring inspired baby names

Baby names inspired by Spring time   If you’re thinking about baby names and are expecting a spring baby – congratulations!  You’ve navigated your way through the festive season avoiding the alcohol, pate and blue cheese and now the finish line is in sight. You might...

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Spring time in Kent

Spring time in Kent

Spring 2021 in Lockdown Spring in Kent is coming! Can you feel it? Spring officially starts 20th March and ends 21st June for Summer! This is the time of year that I think almost all of us look forward to most, following the gloomy winter. As a photographer,...

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Pancake Day

Pancake Day

Pancake Day – Tuesday 16th February So, how do you like them? Thin and delicate, or thick and gooey? One at a time, or stacked like an American? Or as a county in Kent, do we have our own unique way to flavour them? Yes, it's that time of year, PANCAKE DAY! Since we...

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