Cleopatra, Elizabeth I and the Empress of Austria famously swore by the beautifying benefits of a milk bath.
Far beyond its skin-enhancing abilities, milk baths can also be incredibly visually striking, as proven by the latest trend in maternity photography.
Expectant mothers are immersed in a bath filled with milk and adorned with flowers, and the images couldn't be lovelier.
The originator of this new wave of maternity photography, Tiffany Burke, certainly thought up the perfect visual metaphor – given the amount of time moms-to-be will be thinking about, making and supplying milk, the life-giving substance to their newborns.
Here we've rounded up a few of the most gorgeous milk bath portraits by a few fantastically creative photographers.
Tiffany Burke Photography
ELMPhotography ID by Edith Liera
- Also see: A baby photoshoot
To see more by Edith Liera visit www.elmphotographyid.com
Soela Zani Photography
Visit www.soelazani.com to see more work by Soela Zani
Melissa Doak Photography
Simply photo by Jaroslava Žigraiová
M&M Creative Images & Design Portrait by Megan Ward
Check out www.mandmcreativeimages.com for more
- Graphic but beautiful birth photos
- Bizarre moment pregnant woman poses with bees for her maternity shoot
- Picture perfect: behind the scenes of captivating newborn triplets photoshoot
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