Hi, I'm Carley
I’m a Texas girl through and through. Friends would describe me as warm, bubbly, and rock solid. On any given day, you can find me hangin’ in my overalls with my camera in one hand and a book on birth in the other. I love the full-spectrum care of people who are expecting and while I’ve always been passionate about maternal health, my sister’s birth was the tipping point I needed to dive in headfirst into becoming a doula.
Serving Austin families since 2017, I’m a DONA certified labor doula and lifestyle photographer who specializes in maternity, birth, and newborn photography. Whether you're new to this whole parenthood thing, growing your family for the second time, or just needing to update your family portrait, I’m passionate about embracing the authentic and helping families feel empowered at all stages of parenthood.
Carley wants everyone to feel comfortable when they’re with her. She’s got your back! In every client experience, Carley packs energy, peace of mind, joy, and confidence. She is a master translator between experiences, helping you feel good in your own skin. Carley removes emotional and physical roadblocks, providing a stress free, and liberated experience. At the end of every experience, you’ll feel more than friends, you’re fam!
“One of my favorite parts of hiring a doula was the post birth check in. Carley gave me the opportunity to process my birth and ask questions, something I realized I never stopped to do, and it was such a healthy way to move onto the next chapter caring for my newborn. Carley will add so much to any birth and I cannot recommend her more!”
-- Rachael K.
“Carley led us from prenatal appointments to postpartum debrief with poise, ease, care, and always positivity and kindness. She is honest in a way that made me both less nervous and more curious about the birth experience and, above all else, she continually met us where we were. We were the couple who read the books, but didn’t want to be experts. We wanted to rely on the experts to know our preferences but then be the ones to translate them into action so that we could focus on us. That was Carley to a tee!
-- Mel C.
“Carley is a gifted photographer because she connects so deeply with her clients. She can handle anything, makes you feel so comfortable even if you're not a fan of being photographed—because her energy is contagious, and the end result is always breathtaking photos you'll cherish forever. I recommend her wholeheartedly!”
-- Caroline F.