The Milestones You Don’t Want to Miss | Dallas Baby Photography

Well friends, be prepared to for the most adorable babies in this post! I specialize in Dallas baby photography, I just love these milestone sessions! The sitter stage was one of my favorites with my kids. And before I knew it, they were on to bigger and better things like running away from me at record speed!

So many parents choose to document the fleeting newborn stage and first birthday, and rightly so, but there are so many other milestones in between! You know, all of those milestones you record in the baby book?! Those are meaningful too.

Take it from a Mama who knows all too well how quickly babies grow. Documenting milestones like baby’s ability to grab their feet may not seem like much right now- but years from now it will be everything.

That’s why documenting these milestones for families is so important to me. Its the “in-between” milestones that are missed- like the tummy time champion, the happy sitter stage, and the “big” kids too. Those special memories are too sweet to miss out on preserving.

Little girl sitting on bed in studio during milestone session in Dallas, TX. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography
Baby girl with pink bow doing tummy time during milestone session. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography
Sitter milestone session for baby girl in studio. Photo by Dallas baby photographer, Aimee Hamilton Photography
Baby girl wearing bonnet and diaper cover on bed in studio during milestone session. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography

Milestone Sessions | Dallas Baby Photography

One of the things I love about milestone sessions in my studio is the classic, simplicity of these portraits. With limited props the focus can be solely on your little one and all of his or her sweet features. I like to use the Moses basket for some texture, but we can use the bed and chair as well!

Plus, the AHP Client Wardrobe is stocked with everything from classic Feltman Brothers knits to rompers, diaper covers, bonnets and bows- all perfect for these classic portraits of your little one!

Baby boy in Feltman Brothers outfit during sitter milestone session. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography
Closeup of baby's feet during session in Dallas, TX studio. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography
Baby boy playing with swaddle blanket on bed during studio milestone session in Dallas. Photos by Aimee Hamilton Photography
Laughing baby on white chair during studio session. Photo by Dallas baby photographer, Aimee Hamilton Photography
6 month old photo shoot with baby boy sitting in Moses basket. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography

Favorite Milestones to Document for your Baby (AND Big Kid!)

Besides newborn and one year sessions (like this recent cake smash!), these are some of my favorites below! Note: Babies will hit these milestones at various ages, so we plan for them whenever they are ready!

Three Months

At three months babies are starting to gain more weight and may have some arm rolls they are already working on! They have also learned to smile which is one of the most special moments to see as a parent. Around this age babies are getting good at tummy time too!

Six Months (or Sitter Session)

By this point, baby is sitting independently for at least a couple minutes. This gives kids a whole new perspective and is such a joy to photograph!  Babies at this stage can hold blocks, have discovered their feet, and their little personality is really starting to shine.

Nine Months

This is such a fun stage! Babies can usually clap at this point, pull up while holding onto furniture, have a couple of their first teeth, and they may be crawling.

5-6 years

At one year you think your baby is so big, but just wait until they lose their first tooth! I know this age is rarely considered for a milestone session, but kids suddenly look so grown up at this age. That step from Kindergartener to 1st Grade is a big one so document them now!

If you’re interested in documenting your little one during any of these milestones, I’d love to chat with you! Contact me here for more details.

Baby girl holding her feet during milestone session. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography
Closeup on baby holding her feet during studio session with Dallas baby photographer, Aimee Hamilton Photography
Baby girl wearing white bonnet and knit set during milestone session. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography
Baby girl in diaper cover with pink bow sitting in white chair during studio milestone session. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography
Baby girl in pink bow and pink diaper cover sitting in Moses basket. Photo by Dallas baby photographer, Aimee Hamilton Photography
Closeup of baby with pink bow and pretty blue eyes. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography
6 month old photo shoot with baby sitting in Moses basket in studio. Photo by Aimee Hamilton Photography

Aimee Hamilton Photography is a first birthday cake smash photographer with a natural light studio in McKinney, TX. Aimee specializes in newborn, maternitymotherhood, family, and baby sessions in the Dallas area. Service areas include Frisco, Highland Park, Celina, Prosper, McKinney, Uptown, Allen, Plano, Southlake, Grapevine, Fort Worth, and Little Elm.

I would love to chat more with you about booking your own portraits! I am currently booking newborn, maternity, baby, and motherhood sessions into 2021. If you would like more details about a session with me please feel free to get in touch with me here! I would love to serve you and your family.

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Photography has always been a passion of mine. I truly treasure all the {mostly} candid moments that are turned into tangible memories.

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