So you would think here we are in September.  Fall is just around the corner.  The weather should be cooling off soon.  Wrong!  Not in southern Louisiana.  I think some days have been hotter than August.  I was hoping for a relatively cool evening for Erika’s maternity session.  We certainly didn’t get that.  It felt like one of the hottest evenings of the year.  I can only imagine how uncomfortable it is to have been pregnant in the heat.  But you would have never known with these two.  Spirits were up, love in the air, and you could totally see the excitement about their upcoming arrival.

Erika and John

stunning mother to be at fontainbleau State Park in Mandeville LA beautiful expectant couple at Fontainebleau State Park in Mandeville LA

I don’t know how I’ve never seen this little fruit bearing tree at the park before!  It is too tall for kids and kind of in an odd location but I just had to use it!  So maybe this photo is more for me but I sure do love it.

Awaiting baby under an orange tree by Annie Whitaker Photography

We were walking back to the car just as the light was getting really pretty. I always had to make sure John was standing in the direction I wanted Erika to look.  Because when he was there she would give the sweetest smiles.

mother to be at sunset by Annie Whitaker Photography

There were a few photographers out and about that evening so I had to wait for my favorite tree.  By then we were all hot and sweaty but I think it was definitely worth the wait.  Even though their heads were sticking together at this point lol.

New Orleans Maternity Photographer {Erika baby boy} Lovely mother to be at sunset at Fontainebleau State Park

Such a sweet session!  Looking forward to meeting their precious baby boy in a few short weeks.

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