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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Our first ultrasound appointment was eagerly anticipated as we could not wait to see images and learn the gender of our first child. Instead we left the hospital on that afternoon in the fall of 2010 with devastation and tears. While we could detect a tiny heartbeat in our baby girl, at 20 weeks along, her measurements, proportions, and lack of movement were just a few of the signs that things […]

Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep. Those words have been a driving force in my life for as long as I can remember. They are a founding principle for my business, and for my life as a whole. I’ve had several giving back programs in place through my photography business for years, and while each venture has been so rewarding, nothing quite fit what I was looking for. Then […]

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