Be one of the FIRST in the newborn photography industry to become certified in newborn safety.

Prospective clients want to know that their baby is going to be in good hands.  Show them your dedication to newborn safety standards by becoming certified.

Our CERTIFIED logo on your site and certificate displayed in your studio will set you apart from the competition.

This in depth course will show you all the necessary steps to follow to ensure your newborn sessions are as safe as possible.  After you've gone through the course, take the safety test to get certified.


All members will receive:

  • Access to in depth newborn safety training
  • The "AANPS Newborn Safety Certified" logo for their website and social media
  • A physical certificate of certification to display in your studio
  • Access to our compositing videos
  • Access to our AANPS Facebook Group
  • What you receive:
    In depth newborn photography safety education. This is followed by a test, when, once successfully completed, will result in Newborn Photography Safety Certificate of completion through AANPS. Completion of the test includes a logo you may place on your website, a physical certificate that will be sent via mail, a link on our searchable "Find A Certified Photographer" page and access to our Facebook Members Page.


    Certification is good for one year.  Renewals are $25 yearly.



    Position. This course provides training for photographers only.  This course  is in no way a substitute for medical advice, and should not be treated as such.

    Any questions regarding safety should be addressed in our Facebook Members Group.

    Confidentiality:  The Participant understands that all materials and other information or documents that are given to them are the exclusive property of the course administrators (AANPS) and are privileged and confidential information. The Participant agrees not to disclose the confidential information obtained from the discloser to anyone unless required to do so by law. Logos cannot be altered or changed.

    Refunds/Transfers: The course is non-refundable. Logo use is permitted only by those who pass the test and receive certification.  The course cannot be transferred.  Giving access to non-paying members will cause immediate termination of your access and your link will be removed from our "Find A Certified Photographer" page.  If you fail to renew at the end of your certification year, the listing will be removed.

    Non-Compete. Participant shall not copy or reproduce any content for in person workshops or online use.

    Indemnification. The Instructors, doctors teaching and consulting on this course and all other affiliates shall be held harmless for any and all injury to Participant, Participant’s equipment, Participant’s clients after terms are accepted.

    Participants must contact the administrator with any issues regarding the course.



Parents PREFER certified photographers

We surveyed 100 newborn and baby parents and an overwhelming majority agreed that they would choose a photographer who is certified in newborn safety.

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