Whether you’re blooming marvelous or just plain bloated, these prenatal finds should help you feel well-rounded.
In the Know
Bone up on this whole pregnancy thing with Better Birth: The Ultimate Guide to Childbirth from Home Births to Hospitals, by Denise Spatafora. Follow it up with one of her happy, holistic BornClear classes (Equinox, 521 Fifth Avenue; 212-972-8000. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
In the Stars
Gain insight into the future with a mom and baby chart reading by earth mother astrologer Elizabeth Hermon (781-646-0026). She’ll identify your child’s strengths (many) and weaknesses (none), natch.
Go with the Glow
Since it’s all about you (for now), indulge in a prenatal massage at D’mai Urban Spa (157 Fifth Avenue, Park Slope; 718-398-2100) to improve circulation, reduce stress, and ease labor.
Charmed, We’re Sure
Score a hand-crafted Annie Fensterstock gold charm necklace to celebrate your impending bundle of joy (Bump Brooklyn, 464 Bergen Street, Park Slope; 718-638-1960).
Have You Heard?
There’s no tastier way to share your news than with birth announcement cupcakes (Eleni’s, 1266 Madison Avenue; 888-435-3647). Baby’s name, birth date, and weight appear on edible sugar paper atop pink or light blue buttercream.
Mini Chef Cooking Class
What: Young foodies learn kitchen basics while whipping up tomato and mozzarella mini cakes.
Why: Homegrown fun.
When: Mon., 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Sat., 9-10 a.m.
Where: The Art Farm in the City, 419 E. 91st St., b/t First & York Aves. Register at 212-410-3117 or online at theartfarms.org.
John Tartaglia’s Imaginocean
What: This musical black-light puppet show takes kids on a magical journey under the sea.
Why: Something’s fishy.
When: Wed., 11 a.m., 2 & 7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.; Sun., noon.
Where: New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., b/t Eighth & Ninth Aves. Tickets at 212-239-6200 or online at telecharge.com.
Wild Food & Ecology Tour with “Wildman” Steve Brill
What: The noted naturalist takes kids ages 6 and up (and their parents) foraging for mushrooms, greens, and medicinal herbs, and a tour of Stone Barns Center.
Why: Get down and dirty.
When: Sun., 1-3 p.m. Rain or shine.
Where: Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, 630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills. Reservations at 914-366-6200 ext. 151.
Photo: Courtesy of Bornclear