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Maternity Photo Shoot: Making Your Pregnancy a Memorable Experience

Titilayo Oyinsan
Pregnancy photo shoot is the best way to show off your beautiful baby bump, making your pregnancy a memorable experience. Taking a maternity photo shoot is a way of keeping memories alive even after years have gone by, when you go back to your photo album it will remind you what you looked like when you were pregnant with your child.  It also helps your children know how beautiful their mother was when she was young and what she looked like when she was pregnant with them. I bet you, maternity portraits is a wonderful gift to give a child. Read On

There is no right or wrong way to pose in a maternity photograph and there there is no such thing as a "Perfect Maternity Photo Shoot" Why don't give it a try? Flaunt your baby bump unapologetically! I think it will be best if you first take a sample photograph at home, ask your spouse or a friend to be a test photographer. Just be yourself, connect with your and embrace the joy of the moment - some women out there are longing to have this experience even if it's just for once. Don't forget to give yourself a treat, wear a good makeup to help you look flashy. By doing this, your true personality will come out more appealing.  

You May Want To Keep It Natural Like the Image Below


This maternity photo portrait is “real”, quite bold and absolutely inspiring. This shot shows how beautiful and naturally endowed this lady is in her baby bump. Do you know some mothers go as far as having a before and after images of themselves and their newborn babies? 

Have Different Option for Clothings 

  • A sweet dress or however you want so that your photograph stand can out elaborate and impeccably and presented. Choose your style however you want to Pose:
  • A set of Bra & Panty se or Jeans Trouser t- this shot is for you and your husband. 
  • Show off your sexy new body, and embrace that part of motherhood with joy.
  • Some preggers prefer naked photo shoots or with swimming pant and bra. 
  • A button down shirt, short panties- Best for classic pregnancy photo shoots. 

Who says dads and other family members can't take maternity photos with mum? Get Couples Close.


It is fun to see couples take closed up photographs together. Keep it as appropriate as possible, try to get full body, half body and close ups of both of the couples together with the belly.  Check out these classy images below.


Alicia Keys and Husband

Choose the Right Photographer

All you need do is, look for a “very good” photographer whom you’re comfortable with to give you the best shot for keeps. A good photographer should be creative as to choosing a suitable location and also tell you how to pose so that all your curvy silhouette can be perfectly revealed- which makes sense.
Diamond Platnumz with her Girlfriend Zari

Not only will these be special because of the pregnancy, but also an intimate experience for you and your spouse. Get your other kids, if any to take the photographs with you and encourage them to interact with you and the baby inside you. Maternity shoots with children can create very delightful photos Shoot. 


This shots not only shows your bump but also shows how eager and enthusiastic the kid is waiting to see his or her unborn sibling.

At What Stage Can I Take a Maternity Photo Shoot?

  • You can start taking maternity shoots when your tummy has become very pronounced, looks cute and much more appealing in a photograph.
  • You can take maternity photo shoots from 28 Weeks and above when your jutting belly button becomes very obvious.
Note: This photo shoot is absolutely inspiring. Do you know some mothers go as far as having a before and after images of themselves and their newborn babies?

Below is an image of our dear  Stephanie Okereke’s Picture in a Sweet Purple Gown - You can also do a Nigerian Pregnancy Photo Shoot without exposing your "Baby Bump"




Stephany is an amazing woman and seeing her pose pregnant in this lovely yet timeless photo shoot and looking like a beautiful queen is the desire of every woman to look their best. In the below picture, this Stephanie Okereke is beautifully flaunting her pregnancy in style.
 Stella of J'adore Fashions



This lady is one of the most fashionable pregnant ladies in Nigeria that I have ever seen. Thumbs up!! 
Do you want to look perfect, hot and admirable in your baby bump? Contact J'adore Fashion, she will definitely give you the best in maternity fashion for office and casual outings.


Choose the Right Photographer


All you need do is, look for a “very good” photographer whom you’re comfortable with to give you the best shot for keeps. A good photographer should be creative as to choosing a suitable location and also tell you how to pose so that all your curvy silhouette can be perfectly revealed- which makes sense.

Conclusion: Making Your Pregnancy a Memorable Experience

That is all for now on Pregnancy Photo Shoot The Best Way To Show off Your Baby Bumps

Was this article helpful? If  you are heavily pregnant and beautiful in your baby bump? Then go ahead, give yourself a treat. Take sweet maternity photo shoots with your bump and mail it to us via momsandbabiesnaija @gmail.com, who knows you might be featured in our next article.



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