New book by Chicago mom challenges thoughts on ‘no alcohol while pregnant’
10:02 AM - November 6
A University of Chicago economist evaluates the risks vs. benefits of the myths all pregnant women encounter, including drinking while pregnant.
New report advocates for working pregnant women and workplace equality
3:07 PM - June 18
Despite the passing of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act 35 years ago, working pregnant women continue to be discriminated in the workplace. A new report shows that the fight for equality and safety has only just begun.
Highland Park pediatric dentist helping tongue-tied babies
4:54 PM - May 22
After just three days, it was painfully clear that breastfeeding wasn't working for Karen Poskozim or her newborn son.
University of Chicago saves baby with rare tumor
12:05 PM - May 10
When a large rare tumor was found on the neck of Sofia Espinoza's baby, doctors quickly decided to deliver him using an extremely risky and complex procedure.
Discovering the joy of breastfeeding after nursing didn't come naturally
2:24 PM - May 7
It took one Chicago mom three babies before she finally got breastfeeding down. Now with her fourth baby, she cherishes nursing time.
Four money savers for new moms
11:21 AM - April 10
Baby goods can get expensive, but there are plenty of ways to DIY and smart shop your way to savings.
The best places for new moms to connect in and around Chicago
10:33 AM - April 2
The infant phase can be isolating, but it's when you need the most support. Here are four ways to start your search for a good mom group.
In vitro fertilization and surrogacy helping Chicago area women become mothers despite the odds
4:40 PM - March 29
Two moms, four babies and lives full of hope and love.
Afternoon Laugh: Funny Stages of Pregnancy chart
3:02 PM - March 25
From fear to acceptance to food stains, check out this illustrated Stages of Pregnancy chart that is sure to give you a laugh.
Shine Chicago offers support for women struggling with infertility
2:39 PM - February 22
Support group started by a Chicago mom who struggled with infertility in the past as a place to find comfort.