Meet Katey, a wee little girl who certainly tried her best to avoid sleeping through her newborn session. Parents sometimes ask me what will happen if their newborn won’t sleep during a session, but I haven’t yet met a baby who couldn’t be calmed enough to sleep through at least part of their session. It just takes a little extra patience. At 16 days old, Katey was a little older than my average newborn client, and her restlessness during her session is normal for a newborn her age. It’s amazing how quickly their sleep patterns start changing in that 7-10 day range and after. But as you will see, mom and I were able to calm Katey just enough that she nodded off and I captured some beautiful images.
While the goal is to have a baby sleep as much as possible in a session, it is always nice to get a few open-eye pictures!