Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep2021-09-15T23:36:05+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

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We knew within just a few minutes of arriving at the hospital that Amelia’s heart stopped beating.  Without any warning our world crashed and a barrage of decisions descended upon us… when would you like to deliver her, what will you name her, do you want to be sedated, would you like us to call your family, cremation or burial, which funeral home…. on and on and on the questions dragged. […]

When you become a mom you think it’s the greatest love you will ever experience. But then you are blessed with grandbabies, my littles.

That love is unexplainable from the very first grandbaby to the last!! This is a story about how a Mama tries to help her baby girl prepare and survive the loss of her own baby boy. All the while, as a Nana, I sat watching my grandbaby grow tired of fightin […]

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