Milk bath maternity photography is a gorgeous new trend for moms-to-be

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Expectant moms are now submerging themselves in milk baths for dreamy maternity photographs

If you’ve been looking at recent maternity photographs, you’ve probably noticed a new trend that has cropped up: milk bath photography.

These photo sessions are achieved by filling up a tub with water then adding milk until you get the opacity that you need. The tub is then decorated with various bright flora that pop against the white liquid, creating a dreamy setup.

“The focus isn’t on the location or the outfit”

Milk bath photography achieves a minimalist and intimate look that focuses on the expectant mother.

“I think milk bath photography is becoming popular because of the simplicity of it,” photographer Ashley McGinty told PopSugar. “The focus isn’t on the location or the outfit.”

On the next page: why milk bath maternity shoots make expectant moms feel at ease in front of the camera.

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