Newborn’s eyes are very sensitive to light. With hundreds of ideas available on Pinterest, no one actually wonders the risk newborn photography poses. And with the idea sharing becoming more and more easy it has become much more easy for parents to indulge in photography of their baby.
As tempting as these sounds. There are various risks associated with it.
- Babies eyes are very immature right now. Even bright sun’s light or room light might startle him. Your baby has stayed in dark for 9 months now, it’s natural that his eyes and mind are not used to it. Due to baby’s reflexes he might close his eyes when a bright light disturb his eyes. But, it’s obviously not possible always.
In fact, a 3 month old baby was left blind in one eye while a family friend forgot to turn off a photo flash while taking his picture. Read full story here.
- Even most of the adorable poses are not safe to use. Do NOT try them at home. Dangerous Newborn Poses.
Infact, most of the photographs you see on Internet are photoshopped. The photographers have special skills and they try to maintain utmost safety while photographing your baby. It’s better that you never try to click a new pose or keep the phone very close to your baby while clicking a picture. Make sure that the flash is turned off too.
Take extra care till your baby is at least 4 months. Make sure that everyone who meets the baby also knows about the risks.
You can capture precious memories but only with extra precaution.
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