Author archives: Leilani Rogers

  • A Beautiful Summer Homebirth in Austin, TX

  • The warmer temperatures in Austin have me very excited to share this gorgeous summer home and water birth with you. The thing I love about birth is that no two stories look the same. Especially homebirths. Some are in tight quarters, some are in wide open spaces, some are quiet and private, and othe[...]
  • Born on the toilet - Austin Birth Photographer

  • An entire birth story, beginning to end. When I first shared images from Lauren's birth, many people could not understand why she gave birth on the toilet (as if that's where she intended for it to happen). This curation of images shows her progress up to that point. Notice how much she moves around[...]
  • Documentary Newborn | Austin Birth Photographer

  • Documenting newborns at home is such a wonderful way to preserve those first happy memories with your baby. Time passes so quickly and your baby's mannerisms change day by day (sometimes minute by minute!) It's crazy how much they change in so little time. If there are any big brothers or big s[...]
  • Rainbow Birth | Austin Birth Photographer

  • I had the immense pleasure of photographing Hope and Hunter's rainbow birth not too long ago. Many of you saw this image of Hunter, holding his new baby girl to his chest. “She was so tiny and beautiful and amazing, I just couldn’t believe she was ours,” he said. “It didn’t seem real that we co[...]
  • My 63 Most Captivating Images of 2016

  • 2016 was full of captivating moments. The families I met are wonderful, the *photographers I worked with were incredible. I photographed 25 mothers/babies this year, spoke at The Baby Summit, and was published online and in print over 60 times! I am absolutely thrilled with the exposure bi[...]
  • Nurturing Creativity, Ideas and You

  • One of my favorite books on creativity is actually a children's book called “What Do You Do With An Idea?” by Kobi Yamada.  I’ve read it out loud at conferences (see cover photo by Birth Blessings Photography), on periscope… I feel it is must have for all creatives . It cleverly illustrate[...]