Category Archives: Pregnancy RESOURCES

Preparing for Postpartum with Deb Pocica

Birth - After

We all know that things are going to change after our babies are born. We just don’t know exactly how or how much. Deb Pocica, Childbirth Educator, helps expectant moms prepare for that postpartum period – logistically, emotionally, physically. In a postpartum session with Deb, you learn: What modern society is forgetting during the postpartum time…

Prenatal Yoga at Radiant Heart… Nichole creates the BEST environment!

I’ve gotten to know Nichole Churchill at Radiant Heart Yoga (RHY) well as we’ve worked together on Advocate Sherman Hospital’s Empowered Pregnancy Program. (Nichole and I kick off the program with an evening of centering physically and mentally – tuning into your body and into your top values/priorities as a parent.) And, I’ve learned that…

Are you considering surrogacy? Lotus Blossom Consulting can help.

I’ve been following what Mindy Berkson and Lotus Blossom Consulting have been doing for years. They know their stuff, and they know how to explain “their stuff” to you in a caring and sensible way so you can navigate the surrogacy process in a way that really works for you and your family. Lotus Blossom…

Mommies Made Ready!

When you’re expecting, new questions and concerns flood your mind and heart every day. There are many who are willing to give you unsolicited advice. And, there’s just a LOT of pregnancy-related information out there. It can be overwhelming! How are you going to it weed through it all and get your specific questions answered?…

Pregnancy coaching is it right for you?

When you’re pregnant, you take on a wide range of new responsibilities and emotions. A Pregnancy Coach can partner with you to help you navigate any number of situations. Those who benefit from coaching include: Women who have specific concerns about pregnancy. Pregnancy concerns run the gamut –  from gaining too much weight, to not…

Blissful Births and Babies

Robin Ross of Blissful Births and Babies offers a large variety of childbirth classes and parenting support. Classes and workshops include Prenatal Fitness, Breastfeeding, Newborn Care, HypnoBirthing®, Babywearing, Brio Childbirth Education series, Breastfeeding Support and more. Servicing the Chicagoland area with offices in Aurora, Bolingbrook, and Downers Grove, Naperville, and Niles. More about Robin… Robin Ross…

Be Bold

Be Bold! BOLD is a global movement to make maternity care mother-friendly. BOLD inspires communities around the world to organize productions of Karen Brody’s critically acclaimed play about childbirth, Birth, and BOLD Red Tent birth storytelling circles to raise money and awareness to make maternity care the best it can be for all mothers. Did…