Birthways - Chicago area leader in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum services

Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Doula Services in Chicago

All parents deserve compassionate, affirming support as they welcome their babies! Find out why Birthways is so highly recommended by our Chicago area clients and their health care teams. Read our client testimonials.

Learn why new parents trust postpartum doulas from Birthways:

Birthways was established as a doula community in Chicago in 1997. Our doulas are respected for their experience, supportive philosophy, and skills in nurturing growing families.

We are highly-trained birth and postpartum doulas who will guide you through pregnancy, labor, breastfeeding, and early parenting.

Our goal is to make you feel confident and supported during this wonderful, but often overwhelming time.

Our evidenced-based care and professionalism have made us the premier doula organization in the Chicago area.


A Birthways doula is an invaluable assistant for pregnancy, childbirth and the process of welcoming your baby!  LEARN MORE >

Night Nurse and Overnight Care Doula


From the early days to transitions back to work to first year milestones, we can support your days caring for your whole family.  LEARN MORE>

Night Nurse and Overnight Care Doula


Overnight newborn care can help you and your baby adjust to life as a family. They provide compassionate, knowledgeable support for those sleepless nights.  LEARN MORE >

Mindfulness based childbirth and parenting class


Birthways offers childbirth preparation and refresher classes, private education, newborn care class and more! LEARN MORE >

More Support, More Birthways For You!


An affordable way to connect with our lactation consultants, obtain evidence-based information and reassurance, get a weight check for your baby, and meet other breastfeeding moms. Now every week and at a new location! LEARN MORE >

Mindfulness based childbirth and parenting class


A comprehensive childbirth preparation and mindfulness class that gives you the opportunity to be more fully engaged with your birth and parenting journey.  LEARN MORE >

Night Nurse and Overnight Care Doula


Do you have a little one who struggles with sleep?  Would you like to establish healthy sleep patterns from the start?  Our infant sleep consultant can help!  LEARN MORE >

Night Nurse and Overnight Care Doula


Nothing can really prepare you for being a parent. You’ve gotten advice, read different books, talked with other new parents but once your baby joins your family it’s go time! LEARN MORE >