Mommy Memories

Mom is the word at The Spa at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn (Sonoma Valley, CA) with the addition of belly masks for expectant mothers to the spa menu. An hour-long add-on to a variety of services designed for pregnant spa-goers, the belly mask is an heirloom sculpture created on the pregnant torso. The lightweight plaster gauze creation, starting at $159, is an exact replica of the pregnant form and is intended to be a signature spa memento of pregnancy for the mother-, father-, or baby-to-be. "Women are making belly masks as a celebration honoring the profound experience of creating human life," says David Erlich, director of spa operations. —J.K.

New moms can commission a plaster cast of their pregnant bellies as a spa service add-on.
New moms can commission a plaster cast of their pregnant bellies as a spa service add-on.

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