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The birth of baby Kiwi, Abel Brian.

The Birth of Baby Kiwi: Abel is Here!

Who is Baby Kiwi? Kiwi is the nickname my daughter, Tilly, and son-in-law, Jared, gave to their unborn baby. My daughter is a dual citizen of Canda and the US who married a Kiwi and lives in New Zealand; hence the nickname. Photographing the birth of Kiwi was so very special to me. Supporing my …

Should I Hire a Doula? Is it Worth the Expense?

Why Hire a Doula?

Why Hire a Doula? Is it Really Worth the Expense? Guest post by doula, Molly Seimears of Doulas of Bellingham.   Birth is a big deal.   Whether we experience it once or even a dozen times, each of them is a day we remember for the rest of our lives. Regardless of circumstance,  whether …

Husband comforting wife during labor at Bellingham Birth Center. Photography by Renee Bergeron.

The Birth of Greyson: Bellingham Birth Center

I arrived at the Bellingham Birth Center for Devon’s birth on a sunny afternoon to find her laboring and in good spirits while her husband worked on a cross-stitch project for their baby. While I have seen plenty of grandmas knit during their daughter’s labor and I’ve even been known to work on my knitting …

Bellingham doula, Carolynn Slocum, supports Jessica during her labor.

Tirzah’s Birth: Bellingham Birth Center

Tirzah’s birth is the third birth I have photographed for Jessica and Jon. Their first son, Matthew, was diagnosed with Trisomy 18 during a routine ultrasound. They knew that Matthew might have a very short life. Jessica carried him to term but Matthew was stillborn. He was born surrounded by love and tears. Less than …

Newborn baby still attached to placenta. Captured by Bellingham birth photographer Renee Bergeron.

Welcome Bennett: Bellingham Homebirth Photography

Welcome Bennett: Bellingham Homebirth Photography One of my favorite things about being a birth photographer is the opportunity to work with families a second or even third time as they welcome a new baby into their growing family. Two years ago I had the privilege of photographing Aria’s birth and was thrilled when Cassie asked …

Newborn baby girl's first exam.

The Birth of Umiko

Lauren was already in hard, I need to stop talking and focus during contractions labor, when I arrived at the hospital to photograph the birth of her first baby. I was especially excited to attend Lauren’s birth because her mom, Sarah, is a good friend of mine. I absolutely love it when I am at a birth …

A beautiful breastfeeding session with Mace and his mama by Bellingham Photographer Renee Bergeron of Little Earthling Photography.

Breastfeeding Session with Mace {Bellingham Photographer}

Breastfeeding Session with Mace {Bellingham Photographer} Last summer I photographed Mace’s beautiful, gentle homebirth and then a few days later went back to do his newborn photos. I was thrilled when his mama, Alyssa, contacted me requesting a breastfeeding session. I have had the honor of breastfeeding all of my babies, including the two babies …

Mt Vernon Birth Photographer, Renee Bergeron, captures Alilish's beautiful birth center birth.

Ailish’s Birth {Mt Vernon Birth Photographer}

I photographed the birth of Pamela’s first daughter, back in 2015. I love it when repeat clients call and book another birth. Not only is re-hiring me an incredible honor but I love getting to know the families better. Pamela’s first birth was long. Like all day and push for five hours long. Her baby was …