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Kristie Cooper

Birth Photographer
Newborn & Postpartum Lifestyle Photographer

Kristie has the perfect vibe and energy in the Labor & Delivery room and we’re THRILLED to welcome her to the THRIVE team!

Kristie began her photography career in 2008 as a wedding and portrait photographer.  She loves the versatility of weddings and the ability to meet new people and document important moments in their lives.  Weddings have taught her to be flexible yet ready for any unpredictable moment or scenario.  When her friend asked her to photograph the birth of their first child in 2012, she was hooked!  Since then, Kristie has captured many birth stories and never gets tired of seeing a baby take their first breath. 

During the birthing process, Kristie has a photo-journalistic approach when documenting this special occasion.  She can read the room and will capture all of the tiny details that make up the big picture of a birth.  She is energetic and brings excitement with her, but will also hide in the shadows and quietly document when the time is right.  

Kristie recently graduated from Wor-Wic Community college in 2019 and received her associate's degree of nursing and is now a registered nurse.  She hopes to become a Labor & Delivery nurse and loves everything about the pregnancy, birth, and post-birth journey.  She is currently enrolled in a 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training course and hopes to incorporate yoga therapy along with traditional medicine in her maternal care nursing! Ahhh! Wouldn’t you just love for her to be your L&D nurse?!  

Kristie lives in Salisbury, MD and enjoys learning, yoga, and spending time in the community.