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When should you schedule your maternity photo shoots in CT?

Wondering when should you schedule your maternity photo shoots in CT?  Here are some commonly asked questions and answers about maternity photography in CT.

One of the most common questions that I receive is when to schedule your maternity photoshoot.  You should schedule your maternity photoshoot when you are in your second trimester, anytime after 13 weeks but preferably before you are 34-36 weeks into your pregnancy.

Most photographers book maternity and newborn photo shoots in advance, so scheduling early on is best.  That being said, it’s never a bad idea to inquire even if you are further along than recommended.  Hey, it never hurts to ask.

Most maternity photo shoots are done between 34-36 weeks into your pregnancy.  This is the recommendation for a first healthy pregnancy.  If you have any indication that you will go into labor early, it is best to schedule your session for earlier, like 32/33 weeks.

Another factor when scheduling your maternity photoshoot is the seasons.  While New England, and especially the CT shoreline, offers gorgeous backdrops for your maternity photo shoot pretty much any day of the year, you may have a special location or outfit in mind.  It’s a good idea to talk things over with your photographer ahead of time so you can make a decision on what the best timing would be.

On our CT shoreline, beach maternity photo shoots are always an option.  Even in the winter time!

Want to check out a recent maternity session?  Check out some sneak peeks below! Did you know that you can bring your fur babies to your maternity photo shoots?  Look at this gorgeous fur baby with his expecting parents.

And if you would like more information on maternity photography or to book your maternity photo shoot, scroll to the bottom of this post.

CT Maternity Photographer  |  P Family's maternity photoshoot
CT Maternity Photographer  |  P Family's maternity photoshoot
CT Maternity Photographer  |  P Family's maternity photoshoot


Catherine King Photography is an on-location, natural light, lifestyle and portrait photographer, specializing in Maternity, Newborn, Baby, Children, and Family Photography in Connecticut.  In addition to gorgeous outdoor locations, Catherine King has a beautiful photography studio in Madison, Connecticut which is best suited for Newborn, Maternity, and Milestone photography session.  Would you like a virtual tour of the gorgeous photography studio?  Click here.

Maternity photography sessions can be done at the Madison CT studio or at one of the many gorgeous locations on the CT shoreline.  From styling your family photography session to choosing the perfect location that suits your family and the season to a fun experience during your photoshoot to gorgeous images that you will treasure for a lifetime.

Newborn photography sessions are usually done at the Madison CT studio.  Enjoy a truly all-inclusive experience with Catherine King Photography.  Each newborn session includes access to an array of gorgeous outfits for almost everyone in the family from the CKP wardrobe.  From styling advice to selections of gorgeous props, your newborn photography session is sure to stand out.  Each newborn session is customized with you in mind and styled to perfection.

An award winning photographer, Catherine King will work with you and your family to create a beautiful newborn photography session and overall experience.

Want to learn a little more?  Check out these maternity photography sessions or view the maternity portfolio page.  Ready to pick your package and book your own family session? Fill out this brief contact form.

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In addition to newborn photography, Catherine King specializes in on-location and studio maternity photography.  Add on a mini, classic of heirloom maternity session to your newborn photography session or choose a Bump to Baby package to capture all the milestones.

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