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  • #PBAP2014 - Austin Breastfeeding Photographer

  • 2014 was PBAP's first year going global. And what a year it was! Huffington Post, Medela, Midwifery Today, Babycenter, Redbook Magazine, Parent Dish, Elite Daily and Cafemom - all featured the project. Before we ring in new images for 2015, here is a round up of 2014's top contributors. PBAP now con[...]
  • The Birth of Kaleva - Austin Birth Photographer

  • Stefanie contacted me early in her pregnancy.  So it was very exciting when her day finally arrived!  It was a beautiful but brisk morning and the fire was on when I got to her cozy home out in Killeen.  I walked in to find Stefanie concentrating during her contractions, her midwives surrounding her[...]
  • Small Business Saturday Sale!

  •   First ever Small Business Saturday sale at PhotosByLei.com!  Don't miss it, sessions are $500 OFF!  Take advantage of the opportunity to work with someone with over 3 years experience in home, birth center and hospital births.  Leilani specializes exclusively in birth photography, has [...]
  • The Birth of Aidyn - Austin Birth Photographer

  • This birth story is so beautiful and empowering that I wanted the mother's own thoughts and feelings to accompany it. Read about Cynthia and Aidyn's homebirth experience, and then watch their slideshow below. "There are so many layers to our birth story, it's hard to know where to begin. The big[...]
  • #PBAP2014 What a week!

  • Wow. Is that even the right word? When I came up with this idea last year, I wasn't exactly sure where it would take me. But I had a hunch and I knew I had to jump on it. If there's one thing God has blessed me with, it's passion and instinct. I knew years ago that I wanted to really open pe[...]
  • Public Breastfeeding Awareness Project

  • I have 4 children, ages 8 to 15. I breastfed them all, but it was a process! Breastfeeding was very important to me, but it did not come easy. My first 2 babies were premature, and that presented some unique challenges which resulted in my throwing in the towel by about 6 months. I went on to bre[...]