How to choose a dress for a maternity shoot?

How to choose a dress for a maternity shoot?

Expecting a little one is an incredibly special time, and capturing the beauty of your pregnancy through a maternity photoshoot can be a treasured memory for years to come. We at Doo Dah Apparel understand the importance of finding the perfect dress for this occasion. With our stunning collection of maternity dresses, you can elevate your photoshoot style and create unforgettable memories. Here are some tips to help you choose the perfect dress for your maternity shoot:

Prioritize Comfort:

Comfort is key when selecting a dress for your maternity photoshoot, At Doo Dah Apparel, Our dresses by Beachwood Baby are made from soft, breathable fabrics, ensuring you stay cool and comfortable throughout the shoot. These dresses are designed to flatter your growing bump while providing maximum comfort.

Embrace Your Bump:

Celebrate your beautiful baby bump with a dress that accentuates and highlights it. Flaunt your beautiful baby bump with pride! Choose a dress that accentuates your curves and embraces your changing body shape. Whether you're planning a beach maternity shoot or a cozy indoor session, your dresses should make you feel confident and radiant.

Consider Your Location:

When choosing your dress, think about where your maternity photoshoot will take place. If you're headed to the beach for a serene and picturesque shoot, opt for a flowy maxi dress that complements the natural surroundings. If you are planning a fall maternity shoot in a rustic outdoor setting, choose a dress with rich autumnal hues which will blend beautifully with the changing foliage.

Choose Colors Wisely:

Opt for colors and patterns that complement your skin tone and flatter your figure. Soft pastels, earthy tones, and floral prints are popular choices for maternity photoshoots, adding a touch of femininity and elegance to your look.

Pay Attention to Fabric:

 When selecting a dress, consider the length and fit to ensure it complements your body shape and photography style. Maxi dresses with empire waists are universally flattering options, while fitted dresses showcase your bump beautifully. Lightweight chiffon and soft jersey ensure a flattering fit that moves with you, while stretchy materials provide flexibility and ease of movement. Whether you prefer a flowy bohemian style or a sleek and sophisticated look, keeping things comfortable is the key.

Add Personal Touches:

Make your maternity photoshoot truly special with personalized touches and accessories. Consider adding a delicate lace overlay or subtle embroidery to your dress for a touch of elegance. You can also accessorize with statement pieces like a Brigitte Headband from I’m With the Band or the Mama bracelet from Marin Costello that you can find on our website. At Doo Dah Apparel, we believe that every detail matters, and even the smallest details can make a huge difference.

Bring Layers:

Don't forget to bring along a few different dress options and accessories to your maternity photoshoot. Choose versatile dresses that can be layered with cardigans, shawls, or scarves to create different looks and styles. Whether you're going for a casual boho vibe or a glamorous red-carpet look, dresses offer endless possibilities for styling and creativity.


Choosing the perfect dress for your maternity photoshoot is an exciting opportunity to celebrate and embrace your pregnancy journey. We hope your maternity is healthy and full of love, and Doo Dah Apparel is here to help you find the perfect dress and accessories for your photoshoot. After all, this is your special moment, and we want to help you look and feel your best every step of the way.

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