Michelle lovell photography

des moines, Iowa


Beautiful baby bellies and extra snuggly newborns!

Michelle Lovell Photography

~Maternity and Newborn~


• Des Moines, Iowa •

A little bit about my maternity and newborn sessions...


As the mother of four kids who are growing way to0 quickly, I have a soft spot in my heart for beautiful baby bellies and my littlest clients. My goal with every maternity and newborn session is to capture the details of your pregnancy and baby in photographs that your family will cherish for years to come.


I will be a perfect fit for you if...

  • You want to work with someone who understands photos of your newborn are an experience and investment, and you want yours to be seamless and enjoyable.
  • You want to feel like you are in good hands with a professional photographer who is trained in the art of newborn photography, who has over 10 years of experience and knows how to safely and properly pose your baby.
  • You want clean, high-end photography to document and celebrate this special time in your life and images that you will love!
  • You want options for printing your beautiful images on one of a kind, heirloom quality products for your home and gifting.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"I absolutely love how our son's newborn session turned out. Every image warms my heart and captures a unique piece of him. My only complaint is that i don't think i have enough wall space at my home to hang every single image!"

Katie spellman, Des Moines, Iowa

Session options

I offer a variety of maternity and newborn session options to meet your needs, including:


posed newborn

In-home/ lifestyle newborn


fresh 48/ hospital




sessions begin at $400


Q & A

Q:do you provide digital images?

A: Yes! All of my maternity and newborn session options include hand-edited digital files with print release.


Q: Do you provide clothing and props?

A: Absolutely! I have a bit of a prop obsession, lol... My private studio is stocked with newborn props including: headbands, hats, wraps, blankets, baskets and bowls. I also have a client closet with dresses for mom and clothing for young siblings.


Q: When should I book?

A: My schedule books up quickly. I suggest reserving your session date as soon as possible. I typically shoot maternity sessions 4-6 weeks prior to your due date and newborn sessions typically take place within the first few weeks after birth.

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Michelle Lovell Photography

Mainframe Studios

900 Keo Way, DSM, IA 50309


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