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Bringin' Sexy Back

sarah tro!

Though you’re ecstatic to meet your soon-to-be mischief maker, lately you’ve found yourself yearning for the pre-preggers days of glowing skin, skinny jeans, and scandalous lingerie. Time to prove you’re still one hot mama.

Skin Saver
Treat your stressed-out belly to the Mom-2-Be Baby Bump Facial at the spa at Willows Lodge (14580 Northeast 145th Street, Woodinville; 425-424-3900). A gentle cleansing is followed by a firming mask. Things are finished off with the Stretch Mark Restructuring treatment to hydrate skin and ward off blemishes.

Dress the Part
Frumpy preggers panties? Don’t think so. Village Maternity (University Village, 2615 Northeast University Village Street; 206-523-5167) stocks sexy maternity and nursing bras by Freya, slinky nightgowns by Bella Materna, and silk nursing pj’s from Seattle-based Hadley Stilwell.

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words
Now that you’re primped, primed, and ready to go, capture your womanly bod in all its bump-tastic glory during a session with local photographer Sara Tro (206-619-0661).

You sexy thing, you.

this week in seattle!

CRY
Getting Near to Baby

What: An adaptation of Audrey Couloumbis’s Newbery Honor-winning book, the new show follows two siblings who find friendship as they — and their mother — mourn the loss of their baby sister.
Why: Parting is such sweet sorrow.
When: Thru Apr. 18. Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 2 & 5:30 p.m.
Where: Seattle Children’s Theatre, 201 Thomas St. (206-441-3322).

PROTECT
Healthy Kids and Green Parenting Fair

What: Find resources to help green your child’s environment and learn to make safer choices during pregnancy, nursing, infancy, and more.
Why: Going green’s getting easier.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: South Park Community Center, 4851 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma (253-798-6492).

SLURP
Sunday Ice Cream Cruise

What: Enjoy the sights, the skipper’s comical narration, and a tasty treat as you sail around Lake Union.
Why: They all scream for ice cream.
When: Every Sun. Hourly departures, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Seattle Ferry Service, Lake Union Park, Valley St., at Terry Ave. N. (206-284-2828).

Photo: Sara Tro

LOCATIONS
14580 NE 145th St
Woodinville, WA 98072
425-424-2900
Lake Union Park
Valley St
@ Terry Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
2615 NE University Village St
Seattle, WA 98105
206-523-5167
South Park Community Center
4851 S Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409
253-798-6492
201 Thomas St
@ Seattle Center
Seattle, WA 98109
206-441-3322
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