Birthing horror stories about daylong labour and postpartum incontinence have you swelling with anxiety.
Before you burst, enroll in Gilly Keith’s new antenatal classes. The objective midwife delivers the lowdown on everything from pain management and labour positions to breast feeding and baby care — all in the comfort of her cosy St. John’s Wood home.
The five-class series is capped at five couples. In familial style, everyone kicks back on couches and enjoys tea and biscuits.
Nothing pushy about that.
To register, call 07968 566396 or go to antenatalclasslondon.co.uk.
What: A forest inhabited by 24 life-size animatronic dinosaurs lands in W1.
Why: Jurassic larks.
When: Thurs.-Apr. 30. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Parklife Oxford Street, 455-497 Oxford St., W1K 6DE.
Tales from the Shed
What: The interactive show (for ages 7 and under) combines storytelling, magic and theatre — all with an educational slant.
Why: Shake a tail feather.
When: Fri., 11:30 a.m.; Sat., 10 & 11:30 a.m.
Where: Chickenshed, Chase Side, Southgate, N14 4PE (020 8292 9222).
Rococo Chocolates’s Kids Parties
What: Wonka wannabes learn to make sweet treats at the chocolate shop and new school.
Why: Go cuckoo for cocoa.
When: You need a sugar rush.
Where: 5 Motcomb St., Belgravia, SW1X 8JU (020 7245 0993).
Photo: Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr