Name: Natalie Stanton

Neighborhood: Upper West Side

Occupation: Pregnant lady, wife, blogger, real estate broker

Baby’s Sex: Male

How would you describe your pregnant style?

It really depends on where I am going. For the most part, it is cute-comfortable with an emphasis on comfortable. That was me walking through the lobby in my PJs. No, just kidding, but feeling comfortable has been very important to me lately so, I wear flats and jersey a lot.

Have you had any challenges learning to dress your body during this pregnancy?

I like to wear fitted maternity tops but all the maternity bottoms are very high wasted so I always have an awkward line across my belly. I am not in love with how the line looks. So, if it’s important that I look my best, I layer a vest or sweater so the line is less noticeable.

So far, what has surprised you most during your pregnancy?

We had a very difficult time getting pregnant, so every time we get to see the baby or hear his heartbeat it’s a lovely surprise! The whole experience is just magical. I also am surprised at how the baby kicks feel. It’s more like a swoosh than I expected.

What’s been your favorite pregnancy piece or brand to show off your bump?

Destination Maternity has been really convenient for me. I really liked Nicole Miller dresses for the summer but I just wore a great Isabella Oliver dress to my baby shower. Both brands have adorable, fitted, comfortable maternity dresses. Also, Vince.

What NYC experience are you most looking forward to sharing with your baby?

I am so looking forward to having the baby join my Yorkie Malcolm and me for morning walks in Central Park. As Henry David Thoreau said, “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” You can read more about how much I love morning walks here.

Natalie is Wearing:

Sweater: Vince (similar style)

Shirt: Destination Maternity

Jeans: Jessica Simpson

Shoes: Vince (similar style)

Photography by Jonica Moore Studio.

Shot on location at Home.coming in Brooklyn.