Upgrade to 5x7 sized archival quality printed photos in a wooden keepsake box | + $50
Re-live the magic of this blissful time with a slideshow of your images set to licensed music | + $150
​Custom designed, professional lay flat Heirloom Storybook Album | + $200 
Welcome Baby Fresh 48 Photography Session to capture the hazy first day together as a family  | + $350
Newborn Family Photography Session  to document the blissful time of life with a newborn  | + $350

The Birth Year-Jennifer Strilchuk Doula and Birth Photography
first moments together as a new family
The Birth Year - Jennifer Strilchuk, Doula and Birth Photography services in Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and Langley BC

There really isn't anything more precious than when you meet your newest little love.  There are so many details, big and small of this life-changing time that you'll want to remember forever.

Downy hair
Skin to skin time
The first time you kiss your baby's forehead
Wrinkled feet and tiny toes
The way your baby wraps their tiny hand around your finger

​First Glimpse Photography Sessions are only available to Birth Doula Clients who are not wanting to capture their full birth story, but are interested in documenting the time immediately following and up to 2 hours after the birth of their sweet, new baby.

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.

Choose from the add-ons below to customize your very own unique First Glimpse Photography Package. All customizations are in addition to the First Glimpse Photography Session listed above.  If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

parents gazing at newborn son
breastfeeding baby and new mom
breastfeeding baby and new mom


  • ​​Approximately 2 hour session length, documenting your first moments together as a new family and all of baby's precious and adorable details. This session takes place immediately following the birth of your baby and up until 2 hours postpartum. There will be no photos taken during labour.
  • 25 high resolution, hand edited, black and white and/or colour digital images.  
  • Wooden keepsake photo box filled with 4x6 heirloom quality, professionally printed images from your gallery.
  • Custom USB containing all digital files from your First Glimpse photography session 
  • Printing rights to your images allowing you to order your own prints

​Your Investment: $350 added onto your Doula Package. 

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Doula supportand Birth Photography in Abbotsford, Mission, Langley, Chilliwack BC

newborn exam with Grow Midwifery captured during Birth Photography
breastfeeding baby and new mom