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    These Are The Coolest Ways To Photograph Your Baby's First Year

    Your baby's first year is a whirlwind. Check out these incredibly creative monthly photos that perfectly capture months one through 12.

    1 day old

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    On the day Eli was born his mom took this photo of him next to a stuffed lion, then repeated the same shot each month to track his growth.

    1 month old

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    6 months old

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    1 year old

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    Pretty amazing, huh?

    Here's another monthly photo series with the baby's age right in the image!

    Via Flickr: plasticcandy

    Check out the baby blocks — they spell out how old she is.

    6 months

    1 year

    Want the perfect gift for the grandparents? Frame a collage of all 12 shots!

    There are lots of ways to do these.

    And they're all super cute!

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    Why the letter P? The baby's name is Pepper. How adorable is that?

    There's no need to stop after the first year, either.

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    You can do it with twins, too!

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    Some include the baby's monthly facts for posterity.

    It's impossible to do these photos wrong, but it might not be possible to do them any more right than these.

    These sure beat the baby photos our parents took of us back in the day, huh?

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