My signature, all-inclusive photography experience to document every stage of your motherhood journey

Meet the Milestone Collection™

are you a new or expecting mom?

And you don’t want it to let it slip through your fingers

You know this is bound to be the best season of your life

Take it from me, mama: the newborn stage flies. And everything after it flies even faster. If you aren’t intentional, the first several years of motherhood could zoom right by, leaving you with nothing but the quickly fading memories in your mind.

Yet you don’t want to worry about booking several different photo shoots

You want timeless photographs of the coming year

I know how it goes: you fully intend to hire a Wilmington photographer… but there’s a nursery to design. A registry to shop. And soon, a newborn to feed. The photography experience should be fun, simple, and stress free — now and after your baby is born!


Bundle your portrait sessions and save. Build your own collection to include 2-4 sessions (pregnancy announcement, gender reveal, maternity, newborn, or family)

2+ Photography sessions


Everything you need to tell the whole story of your pregnancy

Introducing the Milestone Collection™

Here’s what you’ll receive with every Milestone Collection™

Receive a customized, 10x10 heirloom album with all the best photos from your sessions shipped straight to your door

handcrafted photo album

Get a hard copy of my exclusive guide for Milestone Mamas to support your whole journey

the milestone collection experience

Take advantage of my client wardrobe, makeup coordination, newborn wrapping, and other thoughtful resources

all the extras you could want

oh yeah, that's me!

You plan to feature your family photos in your home, like the works of art they are.

You love laid-back, candid photography, not rigid poses where everyone’s looking right at the camera.

You’re busy — you don’t want to worry about coordinating photographers, outfits, makeup, and photo albums for multiple different sessions.

You want emotion-driven photography that you can feel, not just see.

You’re expecting your first (or second, third, or tenth!) child and want to record every stage of your pregnancy.

The Milestone Collection™
is perfect for you if…

Wrapping your newborn (because I’ve got that baby burrito down… plus all the adorable swaddles we need)

Booking professional makeup appointments (because I’ll schedule them for you, if you just say the word)

Deciding on all the little details (because my Milestone Collection Experience guide walks you through absolutely everything)

Shopping for new clothes (because my complimentary client closet is full of flattering fits for both mamas & littles)

No, you won't have to worry about...

I've got you, mama!

Actually using the photos you paid for (because I’ll design, print, and send your heirloom album straight to your home)

Remembering to book additional photography sessions (because I’ll help you set them up all at once)

Not knowing what the heck you’re doing (because as a photographer, doula, and mom, I know what you’re going through — and how to help!)

um, that sounds lovely!

• Pregnancy Announcement
• Gender Reveal
• Maternity Session
• Newborn Session
• Family Session

Milestone Collections™ that are booked starting with a newborn session or later may choose to include any additional family session within your baby's first year. Many Milestone families choose a newborn session, six-month session, and one-year portrait session.

Build your collection with 2–4 portrait photography sessions

  • 20 images for digital download
  • Online gallery for viewing, download, and ordering
  • Print release on downloaded files
  • Outfit consultation
  • Scheduling and coordination for professional makeup for mama
  • Access to client wardrobe for moms and littles
  • Access to newborn wraps 

Each session includes:

(Save up to $1,100 compared to booking each session a la carte!)

meet your photographer

Becoming a mom — first to Sylas, then to Irie — has been my life’s greatest joy. I’ve never felt such conflicting emotions at the same time: already nostalgic for how little my kids were yesterday, yet anxiously awaiting their next milestones. You wish you could bottle up every little moment, don’t you?

I believe photography is the best way we can relive those moments. And to truly capture the entire pregnancy and postpartum experience, you need more than a quick photo shoot. That’s why I designed the Milestone Collection™. For one simple, all-inclusive rate, you and I will work together over the next ten months or more to illustrate this awe-inspiring, once-in-a-lifetime season.

Because motherhood is, I believe, the most beautiful image a camera can capture


Why I created the Milestone Collection™

- alexa m.

When we met Chelsea to photograph our first session, I knew I'd made the right choice. She was amazing behind the camera and so personable. The final piece of the Milestone Collection is the Heirloom Album and ohhh my heart. I'm so in love with it. I cannot wait to show my son when he's older and to have this beautiful album forever."

"I'm already excited for our next baby so that we can go through this process again!

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- courtney r.

We were so incredibly pleased with Chelsea's professionalism, yet friendly and nurturing nature. She's so great at guiding us on what poses are best  and even helping us with picking out our outfits. The best was receiving our photo album, which we look at ALL THE TIME! Looking forward to becoming a Milestone Mama again!"

"We absolutely LOVED our entire Milestone experience.

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- payton h.

We booked a Milestone Collection so we could easily relive the sweet moments of expecting our first baby. Chelsea made me & my husband feel so comfortable during every photo shoot, and was even someone I could lean on to discuss my difficult delivery during the newborn session."

"The cherry on top was the beautiful heirloom album at the end!

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- kathryn b.

 From the announcement to maternity to newborn photos, we were blown away by the images we received. We could not be more thankful that we now have these photos to remember this special season of our lives forever!"

"When we got pregnant, we knew we wanted Chelsea to capture the memories of our new adventure!

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hear from past milestone mamas


Choose and reserve your 2+ photography sessions with a 20% down payment.



How the Milestone Collection™ experience works

Let's break it down

Review your custom Milestone Collection Experience guide to prep for your session.


Rent pieces from my complimentary closet, and decide if you want me to book professional makeup.


Enjoy each of your sessions as I guide you, your partner, and/or your child(ren) through a fun, relaxing day.



Receive a curated heirloom album of your favorite family photos after your final session.



Congratulations on growing your family, sweet friend! I am SO excited for you. I would be deeply honored to help you document this incredible time in your life. Reach out to book your Milestone Collection™ today. I can’t wait to spend the next year working, growing, and laughing with you!

And let me support you every step of the way

Become a Milestone Mama today


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Have you decided how you’d like to give birth? Knowing your preferences is SO helpful for a positive birth experience, even if things don’t go according to “plan.” Learn more by grabbing my free birth plan guide!

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