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Now if you read the title, you might be thinking. “Ooh, this is going to be a blog about women supporting women”. In a sense, YES! This will show the importance of women and their role in the birth space. Supporting one another through a moment in which most women find to be life changing. […]

Birth Stories

March 13, 2020

The Essence of Women Supporting Women~A Mermaid is Birthed

When people ask me what I do for a living. My conversation usually goes something like this… “I’m a Maternity, Birth, and Newborn photographer, as well as a Doula.” “You’re a birth photographer? Like, you’re actually in the delivery room? Wow, I’ve never heard of someone doing that. That’s cool you get to do that. […]

EMF Photography Blog

December 12, 2019

Why Birth Photography is a MUST | Glendale, Az

Sitting here at my favorite coffee shop Driftwood Coffee, (which by the way has the best Honey Lavender latte in the valley), and going through the recent Mommy & Me photos I did with my little ones AND working of course. I’m reminded that I have the HARDEST job I have ever had! This job […]

EMF Photography Blog

May 10, 2019

The “HARDEST” job you’ll ever experience!!

Birth Center: Mercy Gilbert Hospital| Gilbert, AZ I can not put into words how amazing women are. Our bodies, when given the chance, can surprise us of what it’s capable of doing. This mama not only got the VBAC that she had desperately wanted, but she showed us that if you prepare yourself and your […]

Birth Stories

August 1, 2018

Josiah’s Birth Story

I know what your thinking. “I’m not getting in the picture, I’m a hot mess”. “I don’t like the way my body looks right now, I just had a baby”. OR “…I’m not feelin’ this pregnant bod”. “I’m in yoga pants, with spit up/chocolate stains (or is it poop?) and I haven’t showered in like […]

EMF Photography Blog

April 28, 2018

Why THIS mama gets in the pictures…and so should YOU!

In honor of April being Cesarean Awareness Month, I decided to share my first birth experience as a birth photographer with you. As with any birth, fears, uncertainties, and whether or not mom and baby will be safe and healthy; are always thoughts coming from any birthing mother. Mom’s of cesarean births experience ALL of […]

Birth Stories

February 16, 2018

Birth is Birth!!


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Erika French is a Phoenix/Glendale Birth Photographer. Celebrating Motherhood through Maternity, Birth, & Newborn Photography.
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