hospital birth

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:

How to Survive & Thrive Postpartum

How to Survive & Thrive Postpartum

All of a sudden, it’s 9pm and you haven’t slept all day and your baby has barely fed. Just as you settle into bed, hoping to get some sleep, your new little one suddenly wants to be on you ALL night nursing, and the hospital still need labs, vitals, newborn weight, and so on.

Hi-ho Hi-ho Hi-ho off to the Baby Factory We Go

Hi-ho Hi-ho Hi-ho off to the Baby Factory We Go

We at Windy City Doulas want to say that there are some pretty awesome things happening at Prentice (Northwestern), and we’re not just talking about the flat screen TVs and views of Lake Michigan.