Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep2021-04-20T04:42:34+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.


When my husband and I got married in 2015, we knew we wanted kids immediately. I had these visions of how I would tell him I was pregnant, and at 26, I was praying for a “honeymoon baby”.

The months drifted by, and our trying became more planned, with ovulation kits, early morning temperature checks, and charting every symptom under the sun. Every “two week wait” I would convince myself tha […]

My husband and I got married in 1999. Our firstborn surprised us and arrived in 2001, so we never gave it a second thought when we were ready to add to our family. But we experienced a full decade of secondary infertility. After finding out how much fertility treatments cost, we adopted a little guy along the way and pretty much gave up.

In 2011, we both felt like it was worth one last try, […]

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