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Shopping for the Right Car Seat

"Car Seat Safety" series. Guest Author: Angel Mattes We get a lot of questions about the best or safest car seats to use. While car seats are products sold in stores, they are considered a safety device, and as such, you can’t necessarily rate or compare...

Tips on Car Seat Installation

"Car Seat Safety" series. Guest Author: Angel Mattes   New parents often worry about keeping their little ones safe and navigating the world of parental responsibilities, and car seat safety is no exception. Whether you’re 9 months pregnant and...

Babymoon Tour Guide

You’re on the edge of meeting your baby and want to get off to a great start!  Planning your babymoon with awareness from our experienced ‘travel guides’ (aka- postpartum experts, moms, doulas) can help you have a joyful beginning and fewer difficulties. “Plan for...

Breastfeeding Gear

Nursing “Gear” If you’ve got a baby on the way, you are likely contributing to our economy with lots of ‘consumer activity’ aka ‘shopping’.   If you’re hoping to save some resources for, say, college, or maybe even to support your breastfeeding goals with the right...

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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