Newborn photos in Washington Heights NYC

The Freezing Weather

It’s probably no secret to anyone in the country that this has been one of the coldest New York winters' in years. I, personally, am freezing. However, being around joyous families for my work, I feel the warmth of their love, excitement, and happiness. I couldn't think of anything better to do this winter than welcome the pitter-patter of tiny baby feet. Curling up with newborn life is the perfect antidote to the frigid winter temperatures, and that’s exactly what this lovely family has been doing. For a newborn session, I captured at the very beginning of this cold season (that seems so long ago!), check out this blog post. Baby L in this session, despite the cold, warms all of our hearts with the cutest facial expressions and poses. Baby L is totally a natural to the camera!

Welcome to Washington Heights, Baby L!

I really couldn’t be happier to share this sweet newborn session with you all. This has been one of my favorite at-home newborn sessions and, not just because Baby L's parents are absolutely wonderful (and Baby L is totally adorable!). When I arrived, I learned that these parents got a bit of an unexpected crash course in parenting. Their cute Baby L arrived 3 weeks early, totally thwarting mom and dad’s plans to undertake some renovations to their recently purchased New York City abode. In fact, they only barely moved to the wonderful Washington Heights neighborhood before they were off to the hospital. I joked with mom that it's an early lesson of how little control we have over our lives once we become parents. But, I couldn’t be more thrilled they moved to the area – they are the sweetest and loveliest new parents! I know I will cross paths with them and Baby L again very soon!

 portrait of mom and dad holding newborn son and making silly faces in nyc apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 black and white portrait of mom and newborn baby boy in mom's arms. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 color portrait of dad and newborn baby boy in dad's arms near light filled window of washington heights apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 close up image of newborn baby feet while dad holds newborn baby boy in his arms. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of mom and dad feeding newborn baby boy near light filled window of washington heights apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of newborn baby boy face wrapped in whale swaddle and sleeping peacefully on mom and dad's bed. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 portrait of mom and dad feeding newborn baby boy near light filled window of nyc apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 close up photo of mom holding newborn son while wrapped in whale swaddle and son's feet hanging outside of swaddle while mom and dad dotingly look at son. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 portrait of newborn smiling and looking out the window of his new home in washington heights. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 bird's eye photo of dad kissing newborn son who is wrapped in whale swaddle. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 color portrait of mom and newborn baby boy in mom's arms during in home newborn photo session in nyc. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 black and white portrait of dad and newborn baby boy in dad's arms near light filled window of washington heights apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 color photo of mom and dad feeding newborn baby boy near light filled window of nyc apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 monochrome photo of mom sitting in antique chair holding newborn son and making sweet faces at him. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of mom and dad feeding newborn boy in nyc apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 close up photo of mom and dad's hands as they hold and feed newborn boy. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 portrait of mom and dad holding newborn son and making silly faces in nyc apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 black and white photo of mom holding newborn son on her lap while sitting on bed in nyc apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 close up photo of mom holding newborn son on her lap while sitting on bed in nyc apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 close up photo of mom holding newborn son while wrapped in whale swaddle and son's feet hanging outside off swaddle. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 close up photo of newborn son yawning. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of dad holding and smiling at his newborn son while sitting on antique chair in nyc lounge room. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 newborn son laying wrapped in whale swaddle on couch in nyc lounge room while mom plays with his hands. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 monochrome portrait of mom sitting in antique chair holding newborn son and dotingly looking at her son. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 portrait of mom sitting in antique chair in nyc lounge room holding newborn son. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of newborn boy yawning while held by his dad sitting on couch in his new home in nyc. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 newborn son laying wrapped in whale swaddle on couch in nyc lounge room while mom lays peacefully behind him. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 close up photo of newborn hand taken while baby was wrapped in whale swaddle laying on couch. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of dad holding his newborn son while sitting on antique chair in nyc lounge room. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 portrait of mom sitting in antique chair holding newborn son while son looks up at the camera for his close up. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of newborn boy taken while standing from behind his mom and dad. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of mom holding newborn son's hand as he lays on parents bed and look up a his mom with big wide eyes. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of newborn son yawning as he wakes from a sleep on mom and dad's bed. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of newborn son smiling as he wakes from a sleep on mom and dad's colorful bed in washington heights apartment. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 portrait of mom holding newborn son wrapped in a whale swaddle and dotingly look at her sleeping son. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of newborn baby boy wrapped in whale swaddle and sleeping peacefully on mom and dad's bed. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of grandad and grandma holding newborn grandson in living room during in home newborn session in nyc. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 photo of grandad holding newborn in son during in home newborn session in nyc. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall
 first family portrait of family of three sitting couch in nyc lounge room. photo by nyc family and newborn photographer krystil mcdowall

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