Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep2019-10-14T17:47:49+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

Events & Community


Remembrance Walk
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2019 Commemorative Ornament
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Join us in Minnesota
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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.


She Knitted Me – By Dasah’s Blankie

I began to be woven by my creator not long ago.
At first I thought I’d be headband to keep someone’s hair from falling over their face.
And then I grew and thought, “Now surely I must be a scarf” to keep someone’s head
and neck and ears all warm and snug.
But my creator told me “No, I h […]

The Impossible Question

I call it the impossible question to answer. Can you guess what it is? I am sure many of you have been in my same position, but maybe your circumstances look a little different. Maybe you have a chronic illness or take care of your child with special needs. Maybe you struggle with depression, anxiety, or a traumatic past. Do you struggle to answer this question as w […]

Give the treasured gift of remembrance.