Coming Home

My newborn lifestyle and documentary sessions are unposed, real snippets of life at home with baby and your new family. You can be as made up or undone as you wish! Siblings and pets are always welcome to create a more vivid picture. The newborn phase is so fleeting and precious, I love to capture those moments when breastfeeding is still new and a work in progress, siblings don’t know quite how best to hold their “babies”, and pets don’t know what to make of things.

Mother nurses an infant in the dark. Photography by Fort Lauderdale doula Martha Lerner of zenmamalove
A father holds his newborn baby skin to skin in an image by Parkland, FL birth photographer Martha Lerner
Baby held by Dad
New family with newborn
Smiling new mother with family
Newborn with dogs
Baby holding parents hands
family session newborn siblings
New mom holding baby
In-Home Family Sessions in Fort Lauderdale with photographer Martha Lerner
Breastfeeding newborn
mom and dad kissing with newborn
Mom holding newborn
Family with newborn
Mom kissing newborn

I come to your home withing the first few weeks and document your new little family. We can arrange to have siblings there snuggling and joining in the fun as well, and I can capture the details of your postpartum experience and your brand new growing family. This includes furbabies! This session takes approximately 1-2 hours.  I will guide you as needed, and it’s baby led and low key. Breastfeeding, changing baby, snuggling with siblings or pets, interacting with both parents all make for beautiful moments.


$700/$600 if added onto Birth Stories or Doula package

This includes up to 2 hours together, 30 digital images, professionally edited & delivered through an online gallery, styling & creativity call, and product ordering support.

Additional digital images, prints and canvases are available to purchase separately through the on-line gallery (prints will be shipped directly to you).

A retainer of 50% is required to secure your space on my calendar, with the balance due at week 36 of your pregnancy.

Contact me for more information or to book your session today!