Exhausted Parents Win the Internet After Falling Asleep During Newborn Son’s Photo Session

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“I remember leaning into my husband and thinking, ‘I’m just going to sit here and watch the shoot.’ That was my last thought,” Cindhi said. “Next thing I know, Sarah is like, ‘It’s done!’ And I was like, ‘What? What do you mean it’s done?’ I had passed out cold. It was the first bit of uninterrupted sleep we’d had since Theo was born.”

While the parents slept, Sarah worked her magic, posing Theo and capturing all of his tiny perfection. Meanwhile, Sarah’s assistant, Amanda Walker, decided to capture the scene.

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“Every parent knows the sleep-deprived exhaustion that comes with having a newborn, we’ve all been there!” Sarah wrote on her Photography Facebook page.  “I’m so grateful they trusted me enough with their brand new little one that they were able to get in a much deserved nap.”

Sarah says it’s not uncommon for parents to fall asleep in her studio.

“When parents come in, it’s usually when the baby is one or two weeks old. I’ve got a white noise (machine) going and I keep the room nice and warm. You put all those factors together and it’s a recipe for a nice comfy nap,” she explained.

“[Ross and Cindhi] just looked so adorably snuggled up and completely out. When they woke up 45 minutes later, they were like, ‘We needed that so much.’”

Bri Lamm
Bri Lamm
Bri Lamm is the Editor of foreverymom.com. An outgoing introvert with a heart that beats for adventure, she lives to serve the Lord, experience the world, and eat macaroni and cheese all while capturing life’s greatest moments on one of her favorite cameras. Follow her on Facebook.

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