Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep2020-05-18T22:47:14+00:00

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

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep is currently offering a continuing education course for members of the medical community. To aid in serving bereaved families during the COVID-19 outbreak, this course will be available free of charge for a limited time. Find out more information and apply here.


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

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By: Gina Harris, CEO NILMDTS

As parents who have experienced the loss of a baby, we often think, what could have been. What would my boys have been like? What would their relationship be like with th […]

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting everything and everyone. In the thick of it all, people are still having babies. I work as a social worker in the Maternal and Fetal Specialty Center at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, WA, where many pregnant patients in the region come for care after they learn that their fetus has a lethal diagnosis. COVID-19 has greatly impacted how I help them navigat […]

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