Boy or girl for Sean Preston's little sib? "If it's a girl, the clothes are better, and there's the ballet, the dancing," says Spears (with the big brother-to-be on Aug. 12). "But if it's a little boy, I'll be so excited too."
08/17/2006 AT 12:00 PM EDT
you!" Britney Spears hardly notices the team of assorted stylists fussing about her amid a People photo shoot. Instead, she snuggles in closer to her 11-month-old son Sean Preston. "I loooooooove
you!" she drawls again. Sean Preston dissolves into giggles. "He's about to start walking," says his proud mom. "He'll take three or four steps and once he realizes he's doing it, I think he scares himself, and he'll just plop down. It doesn't help that I'm going, 'aaaah!'"
Of course, the little guy can always hitch a ride on his favorite perch – Mom's left hip, atop her growing belly. "He does have a spot," says Spears, looking sleek in maternity jeans and a sheer white blouse. "It is just now starting to get a little tiring, holding him, but the whole pregnancy I've done it a lot because he's very attached. It makes me feel needed and wanted, so I like it too."