Birth stories are the greatest love stories ever told. They are transformative stories of the powerful act of bringing a baby earth side.  They are stories of connection between partners, of immeasurable strength, and of unparalleled love greater than any. They are stories of first breaths and of the birth of a family. They are raw, intimate, sacred and breathtakingly beautiful stories of women being born into mothers and the life that follows. 


Birth Photography encapsulates the deeply powerful, transformative nature of birth and preserves the many details, big and small so you can remember every single moment from the day your precious family grew.​  The connection and emotion shared between you and your partner throughout labour. The strength and determination as you work through each contraction. The first time you and your baby lock eyes and you both fall madly, deeply in love. The life transforming instant your baby takes it's first breath. The heart expanding first feed and skin to skin bonding time together. The love soaked first moments together as a new family. ​​ 


​​​​When you book a Birth Photography session with me, you'll experience a photographer that truly cares and invests time in you and your growing family.  I believe women are extraordinary and all birth is beautiful. It is an incredible privilege to be trusted to document a family's birth story.  I am deeply committed to creating a visual narrative of your labour, birth and first hours together as a new family that you can look back on for years to come and re-live the magic of your once in a lifetime experience as often as you want. 

Intimate moment captured during Birth Photography at Langley Hospital Birth

To reserve your due date for any of the above Birth Photography packages or for your own custom designed Birth Photography package, a signed contract and a $500 on call fee is due at the time of booking. Your on call fee is applied to the package you choose.  The remaining balance is due at our in person prenatal meeting at 36 weeks. Since Birth Photography is an investment, I offer flexible payment plans to clients who book in advance. 

Choose from the add-ons below to customize your very own unique Birth Photography Package designed just for you. All customizations are in addition to your chosen Birth Photography Collection  listed above and must be paid in full by 37 weeks at our in person prenatal meeting. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

+​ Welcome Baby Fresh 48 Photography Session to capture the hazy first moments as a family  | $350
+ Newborn Family Photography Session  to document the blissful time of life with a newborn  | $350
+ Birth Doula Support  for a prepared, confident and empowered Birth and Postpartum  | $300
+ Bring your birth story to life with a video clip - photograph fusion video  | $400
+ Re-live the magic of your birth story with a slideshow of all your images set to licensed music |  $250
​+ Custom designed professional lay flat Heirloom Storybook Album | $300​

Birth Photography in Langley captures family celebrating birth of third child at a home birth
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The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

Jennifer Strilchuk certified Birth Photographer in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and Langley BC


  • Complimentary consultation 
  • An in person, prenatal meeting 
  • On call from 37 weeks until your baby arrives
  • Unlimited Birth Photography coverage
  • ​3-5 min slideshow or your photos set to licensed music to re-live the magic of your birth story
  • Your choice of a Welcome Baby Fresh 48 or Newborn Family  Photography Session 
  • ​Digital files of all images from both sessions 
  • Keepsake wooden photo box filled with printed 4x6 images from your Birth Story plus chosen Newborn Family or Welcome baby session

Investment - $1950 (or 5 payments of $390)

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Below you will find three, all inclusive Birth Photography Collections to choose from. Each collection includes an unlimited amount of documentary style, hand edited, black and white and/or colour digital images. The exact number of images depends on the unique length and unfolding of your story. I strongly believe that preserving your birth story in a tangible way is so important in this digital age. Because of this, each collection comes with a keepsake wooden photo box filled with printed, 4x6 images from your entire gallery. This beautiful, high quality keepsake will stand the test of time and can eventually be passed on generations to come. Also included in all three collections is a custom USB containing all your digital files.

Birth Becomes Her certified Birth Photographer in Abbotsford, Mission, Langley and Chilliwack BC


  • Complimentary consultation 
  • Professional Doula Support throughout your pregnancy, labour and postpartum.
  • Two Prenatal Planning/Education Appointments 
  • ​Two Postpartum and Breastfeeding Support Visits 
  • ​​​On call from 37 weeks until your baby arrives​
  • ​Unlimited Birth Photography coverage
  • Digital files of all images from your gallery 
  • Keepsake wooden photo box filled with printed 4x6 images from your Birth Story

Investment - $1550  (or 5 payments of $310)

The Birth Year-Doula and Birth Photography in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, and Langley


"The pictures are so beautiful and real. I can't even describe the feelings they give me when I look at them." - Cathy

"Jen is an extremely talented birth photographer, capturing the best (and emotional) moments during labor and after birth, while being unobtrusive and letting my husband and I enjoy those moments as a couple - we feel so grateful to have those moments captured, images we will cherish for years and will someday show our son as we tell him his story." - Alla

"Jen captured the most stunning birth photos I have ever seen! All of the euphoric emotions we had in those immediate moments after the birth are forever captured in a series of amazing photos." - Amanda

"The pictures turned out even more beautiful than I could have imagined and I feel like Jen truly captured my birth story in those images. I am so grateful to have them." - Kuljeet

​"We are so grateful for the photos and love to look back at them and reflect on those wonderful moments when we met our daughter for the first time."  - Andrea

​​"The photos are incredible! Truly a reflection of what we went through, something that we will always treasure and cherish.  We are so grateful that Jen was able to document these moments to photography and then share them with us."
-  Shivani


  • Complimentary consultation 
  • An in person, prenatal meeting 
  • On call 24/7 from 37 weeks until your baby arrives
  • Unlimited coverage of your birth 
  • Digital files of all images from your gallery
  • Keepsake wooden photo box filled with printed 4x6 images from your Birth Story

Investment - $1250  (or 5 payments of $250)

Documentary Birth Photography and Doula Support 

Serving families in the beautiful Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland including Chilliwack, Mission, Abbotsford, Langley BC, and surrounding areas.

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The birth of your baby comes but once and is a day like no other.

There is nothing I love more than sharing in your excitement.

​I can't wait to get to know you.


Birth Photography in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and Langley BC

Birth Photography in Abbotsford BC captures powerful moment of birth


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Birth Photography and Films offered in Abbotsford, Langley, Chilliwack and Mission BC

Having given birth to six babies and through my work as a Doula, I acknowledge birth is a very intimate experience and I completely respect the sacredness of your birth experience.

​I am a professional, certified Birth Photographer through Birth Becomes Her, a graduate of The Birth Film Workshop from Everyday Films and a proud member of Canadian Birth Photographers and International Association of Professional Birth Photographers. I have been photographing births for over 5 years.

I have worked seamlessly to establish positive relationships with local Midwives, Physicians and Obstetricians  where I'm welcomed into the birth space to document their patient's birth story. I have experience with photographing home birth, hospital birth, cesarean sections, water birth, VBACs (vaginal birth after cesarean), natural birth, medicated birth, hypno-births, surrogate/intended parent births, multiples birth, high risk birth and inductions. Every one was miraculous!