Maricica wanted to do something fantastic and whimsical for her last maternity session with photographer Kelley Hudson, so she turned herself into an expectant mermaid.

She created the costume herself from a shimmery spandex material and a netted top, her makeup and accessories were also put together by this mom-to-be during the first days of her maternity leave.

Maricica is a wonderful NICU nurse at a hospital in Southern California and was thrilled to have her first baby, a boy, in the weeks after this session. Her dream was to leave a fairytale record of her pregnancy for her son and with this being her final session (out of 4 total sessions), she went all out on the fantasy and she is absolutely beautiful!

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