20 Newborn Baby Photo Ideas

20 Newborn Baby Photo Ideas


As a mom of two I totally understand what a whirlwind having a new baby is. We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite newborn photo ideas to help you capture all those first few moments of your baby’s life. 

Before your baby arrives

  • Take a photo of their nursery. It will probably never look this put together again after your baby arrives.
  • One last bump photo

Hospital baby photo

Photo Credit: Pinterest 

Baby’s arrival

  • Have a close friend, family member or significant other take some photos during labor and the birth. You will love having these first few moments captured to look back on. 
  • First photos with mom and dad
  • Baby on mom's lap

Photo Credit: Pinterest

  • Feeding your baby or skin to skin
  • Photo in hospital crib with name announcement sign

Newborn baby photos

  • Meeting family members for the first time
  • Up close photos of those tiny hands and feet

  • In carseat heading home
  • Hospital bracelet

At Home

  • Napping with mom or dad

Photo Credit: Pinterest 

  • Baby’s first bath
  • Kissing baby
  • Family photo in front of a window

Baby Newborn Photos

  • Laying on mom or dad’s lap
  • Baby over mom or dad's shoulder
  • Close up of smiles and yawns

  • In crib/bassinet
  • Baby hands with mom/dads hands

Newborn photos

Now that you have all of these amazing photos don’t forget to print them and put them in one of our baby memory books so you’ll have these moments to look back on forever. 

And don't forget to take videos. My daughter's baby videos are some of my favorite keepsakes to look back at and take me right back to those moments. Make sure YOU get in some of the videos with your baby...simple things like holding and rocking them are some of the sweetest moments to capture. 

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