Farm Gathering to benefit advocacy efforts! | Bowling Green, KY Maternity and Birth Photographer

I'm so very thankful and honored to be a part of this advocacy trip. I'm also very thankful and honored for sweet friends who offer their love and support as we go about our journey to fundraise for our trip. On Need More Acres Farm, facebook, Michelle wrote, "We hope you will consider joining us for a special farm gathering to benefit the work that Sam Steen & Mary Duke are doing in our community. Mary is working hard to advocate for better legislation that will support both home and hospital births. Sam is working to provide opportunities for families to connect to their birth experiences through photography. I am particularly inspired by the work she does for Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep.

Do you have the heart of a doula? | Bowling Green, KY Maternity and Birth Photographer

I'm so excited that we have not one but TWO opportunities to have quality doula training, right here in Bowling Green! If you'd like to find out more information about the dates and how to register you can visit the website by clicking here. If you aren't sure and you have questions, click here to take a look at the frequently asked questions! If you can't make it to the training here in Bowling Green, in October of 2017 or March of 2018, bookmark the website to keep up with all the training opportunities that might be offered near you! I'm so thankful that our birth community is growing! I'll see you all there! Do you have the heart of a doula? #doula #BowlingGreenDoula #bowlinggreenbirthph

Fall Mini Sessions!!! | Bowling Green, KY Mini Sessions!

I'm sure you've heard about our fundraising efforts for our advocacy trip to Washington D.C. by now! If you haven't, run on over to Mary's website at to find out all the details about our fundraising efforts and what you can do to help! Last night, I announced limited mini sessions as one of those ways to raise funds for our trip. In less than 24 hours and HALF of those spaces are already claimed!!! That's SOOOO awesome! Thank you soooo much! If you'd like to get in on this deal shoot me an email at or send me a message on facebook! Sessions will take place at Basil Griffin park here in Bowling Green. All of the photos in the

Fundraising for Advocacy Trip to Washington D.C. | My Sunshine Birth Services, Samantha Steen Birth

*Samantha Steen and Mary Duke LCCE Mary Duke, LCCE and I are currently fundraising for a trip to Washington D.C.! This post will tell you all about our upcoming trip and why we need your help! Welcome! For those of you who don't know me, my name is Samantha Steen. I am the owner of Samantha Steen Photography, providing birth photography & videography in all settings to clients in Bowling Green, KY and beyond. I'm a passionate volunteer with Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep as an area coordinator and photographer and an aspiring birth and bereavement doula. I am also a member of My Sunshine Birth Services network! I greatly believe in offering support to those who advocate to increase access to qu

Placenta perfection! | Bowling Green, Glasgow Kentucky Birth Photographer

Hi there everyone! This is not my typical blog post but if you are in awe of the placenta and the job it does and want to know more .. you're in the right place! I love sharing information about all aspects of what I do as a birth photographer and volunteer. I've invited Chrissy Sanders, of Maternal Transition, to tell us a little more about what's going on in this photo that I was able to capture during a recent training for student midwives! There’s a lot going on here in this photo, right? So many hands! What is happening here? What you are seeing is a photograph taken during a training for student midwives and other birth professionals. This placenta was kindly provided by a midwifery cl

Gift Registry Launch! | Bowling Green, KY Maternity and Birth Photographer

How exciting is that?!?!??!! There's always something exciting happening around here! I'm always looking for ways to grow personally and professionally and offer the absolute best for my clients! So many people have said .. I would love to have my birth story documented. I'd love to have an heirloom album to share with my children and grandchildren and generations to come. I'd love to have the birth film to capture the sounds and excitement in the room. I REALLY WISH I COULD REGISTER FOR THIS!!! Well now you can! Here's how it works You'll have your own sharable page in the registry tab! We'll include a photo and a short story to share with your friends and loved ones! Visitors to your regis

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