2021 Newborn Guide - Chicago Moms Network

Thank you for making the Lincoln Park Moms 2021 Newborn Guide a part of your family’s research! We’ve rounded up our local favorites – everything from pediatricians to photographers – to help make your life a little easier. As you browse the guide, be sure to take note of the amazing discounts many of these businesses are offering members of the Lincoln Park Moms community. 

A HUGE thank you to Hyve Health for their support in helping make the newborn guide possible. Hyve is a perfect partner for our guide — they offer truly revolutionary pediatric care for families — beginning in the prenatal phase. Did we mention the Pediatrician comes to your home for all newborn visits?! Game changer! 



Modern care for modern kids.

All in one spot, one membership, with complete personalization for your family.

A health and wellness destination that provides comprehensive, personalized health caring for the next generation. Built on a belief that healthcare should be a verb, our health caring concept redefines what it means to be well. With a focus on intentional health that’s proactive, collaborative and led by best-in-class medical + wellness providers, we’ve made it our mission to enhance the lives of families & create a world where thriving is a way of life.

Hyve families believe in growth – physically, mentally & emotionally. Orchestrated by a team of healthcare providers in collaboration with our members. Hyve’s approach to growth is grounded in science and driven by cutting–edge research to form comprehensive pictures of every child’s health. Through thoughtful recommendations at every step and personalized health and wellness plans, Hyve transforms what it means for the next generation to be well. 

The Hyve Membership offers complete medical & wellness care personalized for your family, so that you don’t have to search in every category for your needs — we’re here to help simplify your life. Our Core Care Team consists of your pediatrician, nurse practitioner & wellness coordinator — expanding based on you and your child’s needs & goals — think dietician, speech pathologist, sleep consultant, occupational therapist, lactation consultant, and much more like weekly wellness programming, workshop series for every stage, and community groups & conversations. Communication and collaboration are the cornerstones of the Hyve philosophy. The Hyve team adapts, adjusts and orchestrates, always standing by your side — in person or virtually, always available to our member families. It takes a Hyve.
Happy, Healthy, Hyve. 
Opening in West Fulton Market | 404 N. Armour St. Chicago, IL 60642
Wwww.hyvehealth.com  |  E[email protected]  |  T: 312-600-9560. |  IG: @hi_hyve  |  FB: @HyveHealth

Hyve Health

Modern care for modern kids.



The Hyve Membership offers complete medical & wellness care personalized for your family, so that you don’t have to search in every category for your needs — we’re here to help simplify your life. Our Core Care Team consists of your pediatrician, nurse practitioner & wellness coordinator — expanding based on you and your child’s needs & goals — think dietician, speech pathologist, sleep consultant, occupational therapist, lactation consultant, and much more like weekly wellness programming, workshop series for every stage, and community groups & conversations. Communication and collaboration are the cornerstones of the Hyve philosophy. The Hyve team adapts, adjusts and orchestrates, always standing by your side — in person or virtually, always available to our member families.
Opening in West Fulton Market | 404 N. Armour St. Chicago, IL 60642
Instagram: @hi_hyve
Facebook: @HyveHealth


The Northwestern Children’s Practice

Your partner in helping to make parenting more simple, practical, and fun.  One of few practices open 7 days a week!
680 N. Lake Shore Suite 1050 Chicago, IL 60611 
Instagram: @nwcp_pediatrics
Facebook: @nwcp123


Weissbluth Pediatrics

Our Northwestern pediatricians are dedicated to providing your family with the highest level of personalized, attentive and collaborative care. By merging high-technology tools and old-fashioned practices, we will do our best to optimize your child’s health and development.
Bucktown: 2401 N. Western Ave.    Northwestern: 737 N. Michigan Ave Suite 820    South Loop: 1471 S. Michigan Ave
Instagram: @weissbluthpeds
Facebook: @weissbluthpediatrics


Town & Country Pediatrics

Pediatric primary care practice with over 45 years of service and innovation. We provide personalized, family-centered care seven days a week at three neighborhood locations. Services include check-ups, sick visits, sports physicals, vaccinations and pre-operative visits.
1460 N. Halsted St. Suite 402 Chicago, IL 60642
Instagram: @luriechildrens.tcp
Facebook: @luriechildrens.tcp


Children’s Healthcare Associates

Welcome to Children’s Healthcare Associates, your experienced and caring pediatricians in Chicago! If you’re looking for accessible pediatric care, a child–friendly environment, and a responsive team of pediatricians in Chicago, then look no further. We love kids, and our goal is to have a positive impact on the lives of children by providing exceptional health care and compassionate service to the families we serve. At Children’s Healthcare Associates, we offer a full range of pediatric care including prenatal tours for new parents, breastfeeding, well-child check-ups newborn care, school & sports physicals, immunizationstypes of immunizations and sick appointments. Our caring team is committed to providing quality service in a comfortable, safe office setting where children and parents can feel at ease. We also set aside time to equip parents with the tools and resources necessary for the development of healthy children from birth to adolescence.
2900 N Ashland Ave Chicago, IL 60657
Facebook: @childrenshealthcareassociates


Donohoe Pediatrics

Concierge Pediatrics | Newborn care in your home | Integrated mental and behavioral health | Direct access to your pediatrician


Founded in 2016 on the belief that pediatrics needed a fresh approach, Donohoe Pediatrics has set a new standard of care in Chicago.  We combine expertise, intimacy, and dedication to deliver care so personal you can’t believe your children were ever cared for another way.  Our experienced, Lurie-affiliated doctors collaborate with our in-house lactation and mental/behavioral health specialists as well as experts throughout Chicago and beyond to ensure that our families receive the highest quality care from best-in-class providers. Our membership-based practice model allows us to partner with families to understand each child’s health, personality, challenges, and goals.  It enables us to approach pediatric care in a proactive, meaningful way.  It encourages us to provide personalized recommendations and to stay engaged with families as their children navigate through today’s fast-paced world.

3916 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
Instagram: @donohoe_pediatrics
Facebook: @donohoepediatrics


New Moms Groups

The Chicago New Moms Group

The Chicago New Moms Group is an educational and supportive program for 1st and 2nd (and 3rd and 4th) time moms of babies 0-6 months old.  It is an opportunity to come together in a nonjudgmental and nurturing environment in order to both learn from the other moms in the group and also through the discussions led by the group facilitator.  Discussion topics include overall adjustment to intense life change, questions around feeding and soothing, managing changing relationships, sleep for newborns and babies, normal development, discussions around returning to work or staying home and much more.  All groups are run by a licensed clinical social worker and certified child sleep consultant with other 10 years of experience working with families.
Groups currently take place at Merry Music Makers located at 3759 N. Ravenswood, Chicago
(773) 340-2229
Instagram: @chicagonewmomsgroup
Facebook: @ChicagoNewMomsGroup

Sleep Consultants

Sleep Tight Consultants

Sleep Tight Consultants is owned and run by Linda Szmulewitz, a licensed clinical social worker and certified Gentle Sleep Coach.  She has been working with tired families around the world for nearly 10 years to help their children learn the skills to be a great sleepers.  Linda uses a collaborative process help families develop an individualized plan to change their children’s sleep behavior and help the whole family get more sleep!
Virtual Consultations Available!
(773) 340-2229
Instagram: @sleeptightconsultants
Facebook: @SleepTightConsultants



Kelly Murray Sleep Consulting

Kelly Murray Sleep Consulting exists to educate, support and empower parents during the sleep-training process to establish peace and confidence at bedtime and throughout the night so that the entire family gets the rest they need to be their best. Founder Kelly Murray is a certified adult sleep coach and an award-winning pediatric sleep consultant based in Chicago offering sleep coaching services nationwide.

(312) 884-1008
Instagram: @kellymurraysleep
Facebook: @kellymurraysleep
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: One free night of live bedtime support with the purchase of a package for LP moms!
Postpartum Fitness


We offer live stream prenatal & postnatal fitness and yoga classes, and women’s health coaching services.  Our goal is to help take the mystery out of creating a healthy, comfortable, less isolating, and fewer google searches during motherhood by providing classes, workshops, and coaching programs that are researched informed from Functional, Integrative, and Conventional health philosophies.
Instagram: @cocooncarewellness
Facebook: @cocooncare
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: $5 off one of our Baby and Me Yoga Workshops or visit the CocoonCare site for a free first visit (use code LPMom at checkout). Offer expires on 12/31/21.


FIT4MOM Chicago 

FIT4MOM Chicago offers outdoor and virtual fitness programs for moms in all the different stages of motherhood. Join us for classes that include FIT4BABY Prenatal Workouts, Stroller Strides mom and child workouts with the stroller, and Body Boost mom-only high intensity interval workouts. Not only does FIT4MOM Chicago offer amazing fitness classes tailored specially to moms, but it is a wonderful village of women offering support, friendship and community. Watch our events page for free moms group meetings, moms nights out, family playgroups and more. Strength in motherhood.
Instagram: @fit4momchicago
Facebook: @Fit4MomChicago
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: Receive 10% off your first purchase when you mention Lincoln Park Area Moms
Classes for Baby

metta baby infant wellness

metta baby is Chicago’s premier infant wellness studio – dedicated to promoting early developmental activities that support motor, sensory, and cognitive skills – while nurturing secure attachment between infants and their parents. We offer early water stimulation, baby massage instruction, developmental activities, private playgroups & education beginning at two weeks old. It is our mission to provide a solid socialization and support system for infants and their caregivers in the earliest stages. Our team of Baby Nurses are here to support your family in any way we can!

1921 N Damen ave Chicago, IL 60647

Instagram: @metta.baby
Facebook: @metta.baby

Merry Music Makers

At Merry Music Makers, we aim to bring more joy into the world by making it more musical one family at a time. We do this by providing the highest-quality early childhood music and movement classes. The Music Together classes offer a research-based curriculum for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers to sing and move to the beat with their favorite grown-ups and neighbors. Classes are currently available both outdoors or in the classroom at multiple locations on the north side of the city.

3759 N Ravenswood Ave, Suite 119, Chicago 60613

Instagram: @merrymusicmkrs
Facebook: @merrymusicmakers
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: Free trial class or save $20 when you register at merrymusicmakers.com using the promo code LPM20

Tunes With Tim

Since 2013, Chicago kindie rocker “Tunes with Tim” has been using his wide repertoire of original & classic songs – from nursery rhymes to Beatles tunes – to inspire families to sing, play & dance together while teaching the basics of music including rhythm and tempo, melody and harmony.  In addition to online interactive videos via the TWT YouTube Channel and original music available on digital music platforms like Spotify & Apple Music … lively and interactive performances across the Chicagoland area are tailored to the classroom, private party, library or concert settings and specific to varying age groups & levels ranging from newborn to 5 years of age.


Instagram: @tuneswithtim
Facebook: @tuneswithtim

Bubbles Academy

Bubbles Academy is Chicago’s premiere early childhood arts enrichment center, providing imaginative and developmentally-focused classes, activities & events for ages 0-6.


Instagram: @bubblesacademy
Facebook: @bubblesacademy

Stitch Monograms

Stitch Monograms is a Chicago web-based boutique offering custom embroidery & monograms with a modern touch. From baby gifts to one-of-a-kind holiday items and everything in between, Stitch provides unique custom gifting for all occasions.  Driven by a passion for all things personalized, Sharon Bosco, owner, has taken the timeless tradition of monogramming and given it a fresh, more modern look her customers have come to love. Visit the online shop or send a note if you have a custom embroidery idea of your own!


Instagram: @stitchmonograms
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: 10% off with code LPMOMS

Monograms on Webster

Monograms on Webster is a one-stop shop for all your personalization needs. We have an array of items we personalize in house, alongside some excellent choices from our vendors which include hand-painted trays, customizable cutting board / glassware sets, hand-knit hats and stationary. In addition to our products, we can customize yours! Outside customization projects start at just $18.

1210 W. Webster Chicago, IL

Instagram: @monogramsonwebster
Facebook: @Monograms on Webster
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms:We’re offering 15% off your first order if you mention the Newborn Resource Guide. Additionally, if you post a photo of any customization purchased from our store and tag us in it, we offer 15% off your entire next purchase. Get your kids some personalized wearables and let them be the star of our Instagram!

Galt Toys + Galt Baby

Galt Toys + Galt Baby has been offering unique and innovative products for over 40 years. We choose only the best and safest products to satisfy the needs of the discerning parent and the growing child. We have collected the most extensive selection of strollers, baby gear, car seats, furniture, and toys available – employing a staff of the most educated experts in the industry to help you in your quest for the best.

900 N. Michigan Ave. 6th Floor Chicago, IL 60611


Instagram: @galttoys_galtbaby
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: $100 Galt Toys + Galt Baby gift card with purchase of a new stroller & car seat.

The Velveteen Rabbit Chicago


The Velveteen Rabbit Chicago is a children’s consignment boutique located in West Town. We are a space for sustainable shopping and inclusive community. Dress your little ones in gently loved clothing at a great price. We carry sizes newborn-12. We offer private shopping events as well school fundraisers. Come visit us or shop our website.

1919 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago, IL 60622

Instagram: @thevelveteenrabbitchicago
Facebook: @thevelveteenrabbitchicago


EZMILK is a trail mix for breastfeeding moms. It has just five ingredients – Almonds, raisins, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and fennel seeds. Fennel seeds are known to help support lactation. This makes it naturally gluten free, grain free, free of dairy and has zero sodium. It is made in Chicago by a mom, Cynthia, who was on the hunt for healthier snacks during the early days of breastfeeding. It makes for a perfect 2pm or 2am snack! Find us on our website or on Amazon.

3140 N. Sheffield Ave, Apt 502, Chicago, Illinois 60657


Instagram: @ezmilk3
Facebook: @EzMilkTrailMix
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: LINCOLNPARKAREAMOMS for 20% off on www.ezmilk.com

Lēto Foods

Lēto Foods believes that answering the question “what should I eat” during and after pregnancy doesn’t have to be complicated. Crafted with an award-winning maternal health Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Lēto offers six ready-to-blend smoothie pouches supporting the mother & baby. Every pouch contains key nutrients to support baby’s growth and development and common nutrition challenges pregnant people experience during & after pregnancy — including nausea and digestion.  Open each frozen pouch to see organic fruits and vegetables, clean nut butters, gluten-free grains, and more.Just add liquid and blend! Lēto was founded by three Chicago-area women, but delivers to doorsteps nationwide.


Instagram: @letofoods
Facebook: @letofoods
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: 25% off your first order when you enter LPMOMS

Chicago Andrea Creative


Hi, I’m Andrea Kinnear, a lifestyle family photographer that specializes in classic, relaxed, authentic photography. I love working with families to capture life’s moments so they can be re-lived and cherished for generations to come.
Serving Chicago and the surrounding area.
Instagram: @ChicagoAndrea
Facebook: @chicagoandreacreative
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: Please mention this article for $50 off a Classic Newborn Family Session to be completed by January 2022.



Classic Kids Photography



Classic Kids specializes in creating heirloom artwork of children and their families. From baby bumps to infants that are days old, and beyond! For over 25 years, families have trusted us with capturing these important moments!


1003 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614


Instagram: @classickids_chicago
Facebook: @classickidschicago
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: Mention LPMoms when booking your newborn session (we recommend photographing newborns at 5-10 years of age), and receive $50 off a full priced shoot.


TK Photography Chicago



TK Photography focuses on capturing all of your family’s milestones. This means we can photograph a family from pregnancy through retirement. Not only studio portraits but also in-home portraits, on location, and family events. If the parents need a headshot or have a business venture, we are there to help them capture that. We really aim to be your family photographer. So, whatever your family needs, in terms of photos, we are there for you!


6241 N Clark, Chicago IL 60660


Instagram: @tkphotographychicago
Facebook: @tkphotographychicago
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: Mention LPMoms and get $50 off a newborn session. $75 off Maternity/Family Session + Newborn Package through April 30, 2022

Ford Roots Photography


Kelsey Ford of Ford Roots Photography focuses on capturing the beautifully candid moments of JOY. Each session is photographed & filled with love.
Instagram: @fordroots
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: 20% off for LPMoms (first time clients only)!

Extra Sprinkles Photography


Capturing your life’s one-of-a- kind family moments including maternity, newborn, and family sessions. Make it easy and join me for a joyful, laid back photoshoot that’s fun.
Instagram: @extrasprinklesphotography
Facebook: @extrasprinklesphotography
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: Mention you saw this and receive three 5×7 professional prints for free!

Megan Kristina Photography


Megan is a lifestyle newborn, family, & event photographer that specializes in capturing those special yet fleeting in-between moments for families to enjoy for a lifetime.
Instagram: @megankristinaphotography
Facebook: @MeganKristinaPhotography
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms:$50 off a 60 minute full session or $25 off a 20 minute mini session

Photographs Taylor Lee



Photographs Taylor Lee is a Family, Portrait & Engagement photography company based in Chicago. Taylor Lee has a passion for working with families while capturing some of their happiest moments through the lens. Taylor has a background in Visual Presentation, Merchandising & Communication, previously working for large retailers in New York City. Throughout the years she has integrated many types of photography through her work, along with a history of photography & styling classes. She loves to connect with new families, and hopes to do so in the near future with the Chicago community.


Lincoln Park, Chicago


Instagram: @photographs.tl
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: 30% off all packages!
Post Partum Physical Therapy

B. Wise Rehabilitation

B.Wise Rehabilitation is a pelvic health and orthopedic physical therapy clinic located in the heart of Lincoln Square. We specialize in postpartum recovery, incontinence, pelvic pain, pain with intercourse, prolapse, diastatic rectus, and other postpartum related issues through 1-on-1 patient care. Visit our website to register as a new patient and schedule your first appointment!


4754 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL 60625

Instagram: @b.wise_rehab
Facebook: @b.wise rehabilitation
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: 20% off pregnancy or new moms wellness package when you mention Lincoln Park Moms


West Loop Spine and Stability

West Loop Spine & Stability is the premier resource for Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Pelvic Floor Therapy, Acupuncture, Spinal Decompression, Massage Therapy , Musculoskeletal Injuries, Sports Rehabilitation, and Prenatal musculoskeletal care all housed under one roof. It is our mission to provide the most current, effective, progressive , and individualized care for each of our patients. No two bodies are the same therefore, all treatment provided at West Loop Spine & Stability is truly patient centered and specific to your personalized needs. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or to schedule a visit. We look forward to helping you reach your health goals!


212 N Carpenter Street Unit A1/A2 Chicago, IL 60607

Instagram: @wlspine
Facebook: @reinforcewellness

Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms:

complimentary chiropractic or physical therapy examination upon mentioning LPMoms



Core Physical Therapy

Core Pelvic Health PT is a non-surgical approach to pain and rehabilitation of the abdomen, hips, and pelvic floor muscles. Treatments may include behavioral strategies, manual therapies, therapeutic exercise, education, and functional retraining so you can get back to doing the things you love! Anna and Gauri are passionate about treating a wide variety of diagnoses including Back, Hip, Abdomen, and Chronic Pelvic Pain, Prolapse and Pelvic Floor Weakness/Coordination Deficits, Bladder/Bowel Dysfunction, Tailbone Pain, Diastasis Recti, and Prenatal & Postpartum Care. Schedule an evaluation with us today to get back to doing the things you love!

Core Physical Therapy – Lincoln Park
2940 N Lincoln Ave
First Floor
Chicago, IL 60657
Core Physical Therapy – West Loop
954 W Washington Blvd
Suite 505
Chicago, IL 60607
Instagram: @pelvichealth.coreptchicago
Lactation Consultants

Lactation Partners 

We are Maternal-Child Registered Nurses and International Board Certified Lactation Consultants. We provide comprehensive, private, in-home breastfeeding consultations. We travel to homes throughout most of the Chicagoland area (including Lincoln Park), and up through the North Shore. We provide hands-on breastfeeding support, as well as general feeding and newborn care guidance. Our mission is to support each individual family with education, compassion, and understanding as they transition into their new role as parents.

Instagram: @lactationpartners
Facebook: @Lactation Partners
Parental Support


Swellbeing is in the business of helping parents nurture happy, healthy families. Our craft is distilling best practices rooted in wild development and relationship research, then sharing key take-aways with parents. We support parents on everything from sleep challenges to discipline.

In home and virtual

Instagram: @swellbeing_parenting
Facebook: @swellbeingparenting
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms: $25 discount on small group classes

Partum Health

Partum Health was founded to help Chicago families experience pregnancy and early parenthood with more joy, less stress, and better health! We believe your family deserves the best care – which is why you’ll have a team of experts by your side, including doulas for birth and postpartum support, physical therapists, lactation consultants, mental health providers, and more. Partum delivers care that works for your modern life – with quick answers to your questions and scheduling via text, alongside the convenience of telehealth, in-home and in clinic care. Care and services are personalized to you – simply choose the services that fit your family’s needs and we’ll take care of the rest! We can’t wait to meet you and get your growing family off to a great start. 

Serving all of Chicago virtually!

Instagram: @partumhealth
Facebook: @PartumHealth
Discount or Special Offer for LPMoms:One month of membership with Partum Health FREE! ($20 value)


EveryMom Chicago

EveryMom Chicago is a 501(c)(3) not for profit that provides newborn, postpartum, and nursing essentials to moms in underserved communities across Chicago. These kits are beautifully packaged and distributed via local partner nonprofits and hospitals. We are grounded in a belief that every mom, regardless of circumstance, deserves the opportunity to feel prepared, supported, and celebrated. EveryMom accepts donations of new and like-new baby supplies, as well as new postpartum and nursing essentials. To learn more, please visit our website or follow the journey on instagram.


Instagram: @everymom_chicago
Facebook: @EveryMomChicago

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