Family Photography

Fun family pregnancy announcement!

December 7, 2016

A pregnancy announcement, it has to be one of my favourite things! How a couple chooses to share this amazing news can be funny, beautiful, hush-hush or over the top. In the end though, it always comes down to the same joy and excitement a new little person brings.

Finding out:

Every single one of our pregnancies have been planned and prayed for, the timing however has always been a bit of a surprise and baby number 3 was no different. I have been dealing with my fair share of health issues over the past year and it is safe to say this little one made us work for him / her and that’s why we knew we wanted to do something special the moment we found out about our pregnancy.

A plan of action:

A photo shoot, (it might not be very original but it’s so us… and who better to ask than Mario Sales).We found out on a Monday and scheduled the photo shoot for that Saturday! We’ve never been good at keeping a secret or playing it safe. Waiting for the 1st trimester to pass before sharing our joy would have been impossible.

The theme:

We drew inspiration from our previous family photo shoots and played with a little “reading theme” created way back in 2012 when I was pregnant with Eliana.

The end result:

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2013

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2016

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We are overjoyed and feel lucky and blessed to be experiencing a 3rd miracle and can’t wait to share the ride with YOU.

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How did you break the news? I’d love to hear all about your pregnancy announcement in the comment section below.

 

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10 Comments

  • Reply Melissa Lawrence December 7, 2016 at 9:29 am

    SO cute! Congratulations my friend!

    • Reply Mari-Louise December 8, 2016 at 12:18 pm

      Thank you so much! We are super excited.xxx

  • Reply Yolanda December 8, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    Ahhhhh baie geluk!

    • Reply Mari-Louise December 13, 2016 at 1:01 pm

      Baie dankie Yolanda. Ons sien so uit!

  • Reply Danie van der Merwe December 8, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    WOW!!!! Dit is fantastiese nuus!! Dat ek nou n blog moes raaklees dat julle awesome 4, nou ‘n 5de bykry! #FingersCrossedForABoy 😉 x

    • Reply Mari-Louise December 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm

      Dankie Daan! Oooh, weet nie wat ons sal maak met ‘n seuntjie nie… Darem maak die geslag glad nie saak nie.

  • Reply Annalie Botha December 8, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    Vanessa en Onic het ‘n “gender revealing party” gehou met pienk en blou en ‘n “dress code” en cupcakes met blou versiersuiker binne……

    • Reply Mari-Louise December 13, 2016 at 12:59 pm

      Klink baie oulik! Mev moet hulle vra om dit aan my deur te stuur by ons “Get Featured” blad. Sal graag wil sien.

  • Reply Annalie Botha December 8, 2016 at 6:55 pm

    Jy is vrek oulik……. en ek dink jy is die cuteste ma ……

    • Reply Mari-Louise December 13, 2016 at 12:58 pm

      Baie dankie Mev. Dis dierbaar! xxx

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