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Expert Support, No Matter Where You Live

Virtual support from our expert doulas & educators, wherever you are

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Birthways has expanded the ways in which we can support expectant and new parents. We are still providing in-home services in the Chicago area, following best practices at all times. But no matter where you live, virtual doula care and support are now just a phone call or click away!

Informed & Empowered Learning

Online Birthing, Breastfeeding, and Parenting Classes

Wondering what to expect with birth? What to expect when breastfeeding? Want to learn more about mindful birthing, normalizing the birth experience or understanding common complications in labor? Whether you’re looking for online group childbirth classes, or prefer private virtual education, you’ll be taught by professional educators with expertise in the childbearing year.

Personalized Support

Virtual Labor Support

Preparing for birth just got easier with online doula care! Our labor support doulas are knowledgeable and focused on in your experiences during pregnancy, labor and delivery. We can be your coach, mentor, companion, or cheerleader. We can even be on-call for virtual labor support during delivery itself!

Feeding Your Baby

Virtual Lactation Services

Our Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) offer expert feeding support. Warmline phone support and telehealth consultations offer personalized care whether you’re nursing, pumping, formula-feeding, or using a combination of approaches to nourish your baby. No matter where you live, we’re just a phone call away!

Caring Companion

Virtual Postpartum Services

What is normal for the postpartum body ? Is my baby thriving? I’m feeling overwhelmed, tired or unsure? Let one of our virtual postpartum doulas support you with compassionate care and evidenced-based solutions, for all the new parent questions and concerns that you may experience. No matter what you’re feeling or thinking, you can benefit from one-on-one support during the postpartum year with our online doula services. We are convenient, expert doula care for the whole family!

Get the Support, Comfort and Confidence You Deserve!

For over 20 years, Birthways has provided expert support for Chicago-area families during the childbearing year with compassionate, knowledgeable, and affirming care. Founded by renowned postpartum expert Karen Laing, our doulas are carefully screened, trained, supported and experienced to meet your unique needs. With expertise ranging from education to lactation to sleep, Birthways is committed to providing compassionate, affirming support for expectant and new families.

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