Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep2021-01-15T02:05:04+00:00

Providing the gift of remembrance portraits to parents experiencing the death of a baby.


We journey together and are here to aid you in your healing, bring hope to your future, and honor your precious baby. No matter if your baby has been recently diagnosed with a life-limiting condition, or if you lost your baby years ago, we have helpful information for you here.

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You will find fulfillment by lending your talent to parents experiencing the loss of a baby. This service turns a hidden pain into a beautiful portrait; one that brings healing to a family, awareness to a community, and a sense of honor to you.

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As one of the few people who see and hold these precious babies, you are able to offer an intimate portrait session and the treasured gift of heirloom portraits to bereaved parents. Find out how NILMDTS unites with medical providers to help families in their healing journey.

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About Us

We offer parents experiencing the loss of a baby the complimentary gift of professional portraiture. Through an intimate portrait session, photographers gift families with delicately retouched black and white heirloom portraits.

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“That night was the worst night of my life. But when I look at the images, I am not reminded of my worst night. I’m reminded of the beauty and blessings he brought.”

Cheryl Haggard, Maddux’s mother and co-founder of NILMDTS

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“I can attest to the healing power of NILMDTS portraiture. I see my son every day because of an amazing volunteer photographer. Now, it is an honor to be able to capture the most important moments of undying love for other families.”

Ali Furtwangler, Affiliated Photographer

We journey together as part of a compassionate and supportive community.


By: Jamie Iorillo

It has taken me years to put the words I want to say onto paper. I would start to write a few words down, and then either I would get a tightness in my chest or a knot in my stomach. It was as if I were writing a college term paper when a serious case of writer’s block would hit, and I would sit staring at the computer screen for hours.

My entire world change […]

On January 6, 2010, I had just taken my son Aidan to a heart appointment and WIC appointment and was getting him out of his car seat to feed him when I realized he was unresponsive. Screaming in heartache, I ran down the stairs to call 911.

Aidan was rushed to the Children’s Hospital in an ambulance as I followed behind with my dad.

There, I remember seeing his tiny body laying on a […]

Give the treasured gift of remembrance.