contentsbuyer’s guide COVER STORIES 12 $1,000 in free stuff up for grabs at pnmag.com! Prenatal must-haves Bump-friendly fashion Breastfeeding essentials It’s in the bag: Diaper totes for haute mamas Cord blood 101 Party time! A baby shower extravaganza Clip & keep registry checklist Nursery necessities The best car seats The best strollers The best carriers Our top 10 green picks 58 26 32 40 44 58 64 69 72 76 78 80 96 On the cover: Model: Jaime Montgomery Location: Seed Factory in Atlanta Photography by Angela Morris Photography assistance by Jeff Gaines Hair & makeup by Marissa Kaye Produced by Erin Shea Long On Jaime: Love My Belly tunic, $65, izzymaternityclothes.com; Lenora Dame necklace, $105, lenoradame.com; Anna Pellissari cuff, $97, annapellissari.com; Motherhood Maternity jeans, $45, motherhoodmaternity.com; OluKai shoes, $125, olukai.com Oeuf Sparrow crib, DwellStudio glider, mounted paper and bib set, Auggie crib bedding and throw pillow, Anne-Clair Petit knit giraffe, and Fog Linen Work crib blanket provided by and available at Seed Factory in Atlanta ( seedfactoryatlanta.com ). features 49 58 pregnanc y l & newborn A day in the life of baby LACEY MAJOR and LAUREN BROCKMAN showcase the gear and goods that play a daily part in your little one’s world. IN THIS ISSUE 10 Editor’s letter 12 16 91 All about cord blood SARAH GRANGER provides the lowdown on why parents store their baby’s cord blood. Free stuff Your chance to win. Stuff we love Personal picks of the P&N gals. 64 Celebrate good times, come on! LAUREN BROCKMAN offers inspired ideas to honor impending bundles of joy. Shopping guide Where to find your favorite things. 2 96 Babysteps pnmag.com The best green gear.