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Growing Families

We're Here for You

When your little one's arrival starts to feel more overwhelming and stressful than exciting, we've got the help you need. 


We offer professional and unbiased support, evidence-based information, and continuous care so you can enjoy this transformational time in your life.

 

Doula Support

Birth & Postpartum

Members of DuPage Doula Network are trained and certified in their area of expertise. We support all types of families and all types of birth and parenting styles. Browse our directory and set up an interview to find a doula who is the right fit for your family.

Recommended Resources

Our top recommendations!

When a baby is on the way, you've got a lot of decisions to make about your health care and family support. We live in area with so many choices, it can be hard to know where to start. That's why we are proud to share our list of top-quality, tried-and-true resources and professional recommendations.

Group Prenatals

Free, and exclusively for our doula clients

Offered once a month, these prenatal groups are like a mini class or discussion group with other expecting families. Coffee/tea/water and a light snack provided. The group meets in downtown Wheaton in the office space of With U Parenting, in close walking distance of many coffee shops and restaurants.

Extra benefits of attending one or more group prenatal:

  • Make the most of your doula services. This meeting is free to our clients.

  • Meet other local expecting families.

  • Meet backup doulas who may be on call for your birth.

  • Hear other people's questions you never thought to ask.

  • Discuss the most embarrassing pregnancy- and birth-related issues in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Practice hands-on comfort measures.

  • Learn tips for advocating for yourself in common birth scenarios

Community Workshops

Customized workshops on birth & baby topics

We love to gather with a group of expecting or new parents and go in-depth on a topic you really care about. Our doulas have a deep well of knowledge and not nearly enough time to share it all! Pick a topic, location, place & time, and we'll do the rest.


A few of our favorites:

  • All about VBAC

  • Have a better hospital birth

  • Comfort measures

  • Birth partner tips & tricks

  • Postpartum sanctuary plan

  • Birth plan basics

  • Be your own advocate

  • Managing the NICU

  • Processing your birth story