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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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Valentines during Lockdown in Medway Kent

Valentines during Lockdown in Medway Kent

Lockdown Valentines in Medway – Love it or hate it? I think it is fair to say Valentines can be a little bit like Marmite; you either love it or hate it, especially Valentines in Medway in 2021! I am gutted I won't be getting this gorgeous wooden heart bowl out for...

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Gift ideas for babies 1st birthday celebration

Gift ideas for babies 1st birthday celebration

As a family photographer in Medway, Kent I see a lot of babies ahead of their 1st birthdays. I often end up chatting to parents about the birthday plans they have to celebrate the occasion as well as birthday gifts. So I thought I would pop a few of the popular gift...

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What to expect in your babies first 6 months

What to expect in your babies first 6 months

Your baby’s first 12 months is nothing short of amazing.  In the blink of an eye, your helpless newborn is reaching for birthday cake and starting to babble.  Watching your baby develop is one of the joys of being a parent and taking photographs at every step of the...

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Pregnancy cravings!

Pregnancy cravings!

  Being a newborn photographer I often hear of the weird and wonderful things that can happen to you during pregnancy, cravings have to be up there as one of the strangest. But also being a busy maternity portrait photographer in Medway, Kent I see lots of ladies...

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10 things to LOVE about being pregnant!

10 things to LOVE about being pregnant!

We all know that pregnancy is an amazing time - you’re growing an actual human! But the nausea, sickness, constant tiredness and then later the inability to sleep for longer than 40 minutes without needing to get up and pee, can have you wishing away the weeks to your...

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Spring Time

Spring Time

Finally Spring seems to have arrived and this is definitely my favourite time of year. The beautiful blossom trees which begin to bloom make such a stunning backdrop for photoshoots. I enjoyed getting out and searching for the "best blossom tree" with this handsome...

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