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6 Pro Tips that will make your labor easier and help you feel mentally prepared for your baby’s birth.

6 Pro Tips that will make your labor easier and help you feel mentally prepared for your baby’s birth.

A doula and RN gives expectant moms tips for an easy labor and delivery. Most of our clients deliver and Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago

I may get an epidural, should I still get a doula? And more must know questions answered!

I may get an epidural, should I still get a doula? And more must know questions answered!

At Windy City Doulas, one of the things we hear all the time when interviewing with clients is, “I think the idea of a doula is great and we’re interested, but….”

-I am having my baby at the hospital

-I am delivering with an OB

-I want an epidural

-I’ll need to be induced early

-I’m planning a csection

These statements are followed by, “Do you work with families who are planning this type of birth?.” Our answer? Of course, we do!!!!!!

What’s up Doc??

What’s up Doc??

Are there amenities that are important to you? Each hospital has its unique attributes, so deciding which amenities are most important can narrow down your hospital choice. Some things that are important to our clients at Windy City Doulas are.....

Splish Splash, I Want to Have My Baby in the Bath

Splish Splash, I Want to Have My Baby in the Bath

Living in the Chicago metropolitan area, we are lucky enough at Windy City Doulas to attend water births at multiple birthing facilities. Here’s a break down of your Chicagoland options: