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Food & Drink

Bump and Find

Oh, bliss! Nine months of gestational glory. You’re thrilled — though maybe not about wardrobe issues and bodily discomforts. These items should help make your pregnancy blooming marvelous.

Happy Mom
When you look good, you feel good (okay, “not horrendous”). Here’s your new uniform: Paige Premium Denim’s Westborne Underbelly Jeans (no elastic panels means you’ll wear them as you regain your shape), a Bread and Butter pleated bubble dress (Capucine, 20 Harrison Street; 212-219-4030), and a cashmere/silk cardi-wrap (handy for nursing). You’ll look fresh out the bump box.

As you prepare for delivery, pack your own hospital gowns (trust us) and Mama Mio’s Goodbye Stretch Marks for good post-partum measure.

Happy Baby
Stock up on basics like Estella’s front-snap receiving gowns and open-top jersey caps, which are ecofriendly, made of a silky milk protein fabric, and ideal for sensitive newborns. Practice swaddling with Aden+Anais muslin wraps. Add Humpty Who? Crib Sheets for the Nursery for Clueless Moms and Dads and you’ll be belting the kid canon in no time.

That’s hitting the mother lode.

This Week in New York
SHOP
Auto’s Spring Yard Sale

What: The design store’s tented garden sale has merchandise by 7am Enfant, Eliza Gran, Lucky Fish, Oeuf, and more.
Why: Step on it.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Auto, 803-805 Washington St., b/t Gansevoort & Horatio Sts. (212-229-2292).

PLANT
Wake Up, Garden!
What:
Prep for spring by weeding, composting, and planting — and enjoy spring bulbs and nature crafts.
Why: Kids dig it.
When: Thru Apr. 27. Tues.-Sun., 1-5:30 p.m.
Where: The New York Botanical Garden, Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden, 200th St., at Kazimiroff Blvd., Bronx (718-817-8700).

READ
Angelina Ballerina 25th Birthday Event
What:
Author Katharine Holabird and illustrator Helen Craig read and draw their favorite character while a live dancer performs and Angelina makes an appearance.
Why: Give it a whirl.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.
Where: Bank Street Bookstore, Broadway, at 112th St. (212-678-1654).

GO GREEN
Earth Day Weekend
What:
Kids learn about polar bear habitats and tamarind monkeys, and design their own canvas bags.
Why: It’s a natural.
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Central Park Zoo, 830 Fifth Ave., at 64th St. (212-439-6500).

LOCATIONS
830 5th Ave
@ E 64th St
New York, NY 10065
212-439-6500
20 Harrison St
bt Greenwich & Hudson Sts
New York, NY 10013
212-219-4030
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