9 Things to Do When You are 9 Months Pregnant in Denver, Colorado
When you are nearing the end of your pregnancy, life can feel like it is going so slow! You are probably so excited to meet your baby, but also a little tired and possibly anxious! When you are feeling like this, check out this list of things to do in Denver to help pass the time in an enjoyable way at the end of your pregnancy. 1. Belly Up Spa
I can't highly recommend Belly Up Spa enough! Belly Up is a luxury, boutique style spa that only has spa treatments, but also a chiropractor on staff. Due to their commitment to pregnant women's safety, they only use all natural ingredients in their nail salon and it smells heavenly in there! The comfortable chairs and beautiful decor make for an experience of pampering and relaxation. Go take some time to yourself with a pedicure, manicure, massage or a chiropractic adjustment. Their pedicures are not quick and fast. They take their time, and the sinks for your feet are gorgeous and have high end finishes. It truly is a one stop place for mothers to go to be pampered.
Belly Up Spa
7600 Park Meadows Dr #600
Lone Tree, CO 80124
2. Brown Palace Tea
The highly esteemed Brown Palace Tea sure does live up to it's reputation. Afternoon tea is served from 12 to 4 everyday in the grand lobby of the Brown Palace Hotel. Be surrounded with historical architecture in a beautiful high end hotel while sipping on elegant afternoon tea. They serve delicious vanilla caffeine free tea, and all teas are served true to the tradition; with sandwiches and scones. The pianist will serenade your experience, providing a light form of musical entertainment that is sure to complete the experience.
The Brown Palace
321 17th St,
Denver, CO 80202
3. Denver Museum of Nature and Science
The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is a wonderful place to walk around when you are so pregnant! It will give you good, mild exercise while also engaging your mind. The exhibits are spacious so you won't feel cramped and their are plenty of restrooms all over the museum, so you don't have to worry about that! There is also an imax theater if you'd like to catch a movie. The food in the cafeteria is actually really good, and they have a wide menu including a large salad bar, so you can stay as long as you'd like!
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver, CO 80205
Ambience of a modern, romantic and friendly atmosphere is abundantly available the moment you walk through the doors to Hillstone in Cherry Creek North. Their comfortable booths with extra room are perfect for the end of pregnancy! Your meal is accompanied by live jazz music and it is played soft enough that you can still hold a conversation with your party. The food is delicious, and precisely prepared. Offering a wide variety on their menu, you will be sure to find something to satisfy your pregnancy cravings. Enjoy a walk around Cherry Creek North after your dining experience to help with digestion and get some light exercise.
303 Josephine St
Denver, CO 80206
5. Private Prenatal Yoga with Skylar
One of our doulas and placenta encapsulation specialists is a certified yoga teacher. She offers private prenatal and postpartum yoga in your home. Invite her over for a relaxing and special hour of one on one yoga where you can stretch, grow and bond with your baby. Skylar will offer personalized guidance for your yoga practice while also facilitating an intimate experience for you and your baby.
6. Tattered Cover
Tattered Cover is an independent bookstore with a cozy feeling because of all the couches and delicious cafe that sits inside of it. When you are nearing the end of your pregnancy, go curl up on one of their comfy couches with a book. We all know it may be a while before you are granted that peace and quite again, so spend an afternoon enjoying it in an area where reading material knows no end!
1628 16th St Denver, CO 80202
7. Firefly Furnishings
Located in Cherry Creek North, Firefly Furnishings has beautiful decor for the more selective mother! The store is much bigger than it would seem from the outside. Go spend some time getting inspired by high end nursery designs and when you are tired of walking around, take a lounge in one of their comfy gliders!
2445 E 3rd Ave #5
Denver, CO 80206
Located in the Denver Tech Center, Lucy's is a hidden gem of a Brunch spot! Decorated with eclectic red and silver finishings with an ode to a bulldog named Lucy, Lucy's has modern and charming appeal. There is never a wait for a table, so you will be seated immediately. Which is good, because you will need to brace for yourself for their decadent menu. And by decadent, I mean delicious, tasty and lush! Their menu is positioned on the taste, so treat yourself to a brunch item like Captain Crunch French Toast or the chocolate chip pancakes. They also serve lunch and dinner, but their Brunch is absolutely celebratory and delicious!
5345 Landmark Pl
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
9. Denver Botanic Gardens
Strolling around outdoors at the Botanic Gardens is a great way to get some exercise while also learning and enjoying beautiful scenery. The Gardens feature thousands of plant beds that are gorgeous and beautiful to behold. There are indoor and outdoor exhibits, so you can catch a break from the heat if you are feeling hot. Often times there are employees and volunteers walking around who are a wealth of knowledge on botanical topics, and are eager to engage in educating the public, so pick their brain if you feel so inclined to learn about the flowers. They also host summer concert series in the gardens, a wonderful way to enjoy music while being in beautiful nature.
Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York St
Denver, CO 80206