Bump Naturally

Childbirth Education, Doula, Photographer – Omaha, NE

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Celebrating #WorldBreastfeedingWeek

Well my son has been officially weaned for a month and I was without a nursling this #WorldBreastfeedingWeek so I decided to celebrate in a special way. I offered free Nursing Mini Sessions (via Nessa Nicole Photography) so local mamas here in Bossier City/Shreveport could capture some precious memories with their little ones. I was so grateful that during our Christmas card photoshoot last year, our photographer (Stephanie Lynne Photography) captured a sweet nursing break during the session. I am forever grateful to have that moment captured.

The response was so overwhelming that I decided to add another day of mini sessions (for a small fee of $20). Here are some of my favorites from the sessions with mamas and their nurslings ranging in age from 2 weeks to almost 2 years.

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My New Title: Vanessa Stepan, BBCI

On May 13th, I flew to Dallas, TX where I attended a four day intensive training course for Birth Boot Camp¬†(and met some amazing instructors and fellow trainees). As of May 26, 2015, I am proud to announce that I am officially certified as a Birth Boot Camp Instructor (BBCI)! If you’re unfamiliar, Birth Boot Camp is dedicated to training couples in natural birth and breastfeeding through¬†accessible and contemporary education.

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