The Birth Boutique, made up of a core group of mothers, friends and business professionals, offers several different services designed to enhance the lives of mothers and families in the Chicago area.
The Birth Boutique will be attending the 2017 Chicago Baby Show, on August 26 and 27, at Navy Pier, when the nation’s largest show for expectant and new families comes to Chicagoland. A family-friendly mega-event featuring everything to do with maternity, baby, and toddler – from top products to trusted parenting experts – the Chicago Baby Show will welcome thousands of expectant and new parents from Chicago, the surrounding suburbs, and beyond!
Tickets to the Chicago Baby Show are $30 per family, and $20 per individual.
To learn more about The Birth Boutique, we spoke with Lindsey Monroe, the company’s cofounder.
For someone unfamiliar with The Birth Boutique, how would you describe the company’s mission and core offerings?
The Birth Boutique is a local, Chicago-based birth services business, providing moms and families with personalized, sophisticated & non-judgmental care throughout pregnancy, birth and motherhood. We offer a number of different services including, birth doula support, postpartum doula support, childbirth education & family photography.
Tell us about the company’s background. When did it start and how has it evolved since then?
We are a circle of mothers, friends and business professionals. Together, we launched The Birth Boutique in January of 2016 to engage and support women and families in the Chicago area throughout the entire birth process. With six unique birth stories of our own, from unmedicated to an epidural, from a cesarean to a VBAC, and from hospitals to a home-birth, we’ve experienced and supported it all.
What are the most popular and/or newest services from The Birth Boutique?
We offer a number of different services including, birth doula support, postpartum doula support, childbirth education & family photography. Our newest service in the mix is childbirth education – both group workshops and private, in-home sessions. As birth professionals, we know that when a family has the right information they can make more informed decisions.
What sets The Birth Boutique apart from others in the baby boutique industry?
We truly pride ourselves on helping women and families have a positive experience – throughout their pregnancy, during the birth and as they transition into motherhood. Having the right support people around you is absolutely, hands-down, one of the most critical pieces of the journey.