Candice MacDonnell services the greater Northern Virginia and Washington DC areas, including Burke, Springfield, Fairfax, Falls Church, Chantilly, Alexandria, Fort Belvoir and Woodbridge areas, among others. A home-birth and hospital mama, she uniquely has the respect and knowledge to document almost any situation. Her kitchy home studio is perfect for one of a kind maternity, boudoir and raw postpartum sessions. Select discounts, model calls and referral program incentives available.Read More
By now I'm sure ya'll know I'm pretty obsessed with birth.. and when Lexi asked me to be her birth photographer I JUMPED. It's been forever since I got my dose of oxytocin, and I adore her and her little family.
As she predicted, her labor was very similar to her first child's. Fast and furious! I was notified around lunchtime that she was going to be induced due to elevated blood pressure (she was just about 40 weeks) and to be ready to go in that evening. I paced a bit and packed what I needed, trying not to be overly anxious. Around 8:30 PM or so I got the notification they had checked in and were preparing to break her water, but not to rush.Read More
Dannielle is the very first person I met here in Missouri, and she helped me tremendously through my birth (filming, photographing, and coaching). It was so awesome to return the favor at her 4th birth, an educated, unassisted home birth of their first girl after three boys. I'll let her tell the story <3Read More