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Birthplace Baby Photos

Mercy has partnered with local photo studio, Read Photography, to ensure that your baby's first photos are memorable

Imagine your baby's first photo shoot – all from the comforts of your hospital room in a discreet manner. No appointments, no waiting (we're talking less than 15 minutes of your time), no sitting fees or obligations to purchase anything – just beautiful photos to mark your baby's arrival.   

Visit for a sneak peek at what you can expect. To respect your privacy, baby photos taken at Mercy are private. Once photos are taken, parents are given a username and password to log in and see their photos and to share with families.

For more information, please contact Read Photography at (319) 393-0547.

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