• Dad with newborn baby boy, black & white photo by Amberlight Images Merseyside
    Parenting

    All about Dad’s…

    With Father’s day just around the corner this weekend, this is a special post in honour of all the proud new Dad’s celebrating their first Father’s Day here in the UK. There is something infinitely heartwarming about these newborn pictures of tiny babies being cradled safely and securely in their Daddies arms. The contrast between the size and strength of these new Fathers compared to the gentleness with which they hold their beautiful newborn baby son or daughter makes for some stunning images. Happy Father’s day to all the amazing Dad’s out there! xxx

  • Newborn baby girl in Dad's arms photo copyright Amberlight Images Wirral
    Newborn

    Choosing your newborn photographer

    If you are thinking of professional newborn photography for the little bundle you are excitedly awaiting, then this blog post is written especially for you! There are many things to consider when you are looking for your newborn photographer, and these are the questions you should be researching or asking directly of your photographer before you even book, so you can be sure you choose the right photographer for you and your new baby…

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    Maternity

    Maternity Photoshoot Competition

    We are very excited to announce a brand new collaboration with our local One to One Midwives at their Pregnancy Advice Centre in Ellesmere Port. Very soon, you will be able to see our beautiful newborn artwork going up on the advice centre’s walls. To celebrate this partnership, One to One Midwives and Amberlight Images together, are also launching an exciting competition, to win a Maternity Memory Session, and a one of our signature Amberlight ‘Baby, I Love You’ frames!

  • Baby bump and dandelion clock photo copyright Amberlight Images
    Maternity

    One to One Midwives

    What if you could choose to have just one midwife to support you through your pregnancy journey? Would you? You’d see the same person at every ante-natal appointment with the option to have those appointments scheduled during the evening or weekends; choose for them to be at a dedicated pregnancy advice centre or even in the comfort of your own home rather than the GP’s surgery or a clinic? Sounds idyllic doesn’t it? And expensive? This was our expectation when we met with Laura and Melanie from One to One recently! But as it turns out, this is just a…

  • Newborn baby sleeping in a basket, photo Amberlight Images Wirral
    Parenting

    Using White noise to help baby sleep

    In those first few days at home with your brand new baby, everything changes and revolves around this new little life. When they go down for a nap, it is easy to feel like you need to turn off the TV and tiptoe round, talking in hushed voices for fear of waking them. In fact, the opposite is true – background noise helps them to sleep!

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    Maternity

    Guest Blog ~ Daisy Foundation Wirral

    Here’s a question for you: think back to the most recent representations you have seen on TV of childbirth. Were they positive, empowering experiences for the women involved? I’m guessing that’s probably a resounding no!! I can think of a few I’ve seen lately – both fictional dramas and documentaries – and the universal image seems to be a screaming woman laid on her back in a bed. So that’s how you give birth….right? Erm…..no not really.