The New Parent Playbook: A Selective Guide To Chicago’s Best Resources For Expectant & New Parents

From prenatal yoga to parent & me classes and everything in between, here are Chicago Baby’s favorite local resources for new and expectant parents in the Chicago area.

Pregnant women at antenatal class

Pre- & Post-Natal Classes and Resources

Active Mom’s Club,
The Birth Boutique,
Birth Without Fear,
Bloom Yoga Studio,
Bump Club & Beyond,
Center of Birthing Transformation,
Centered Studios,
Chicago Birth & Baby,
Chicago Dads’ Group,
The Chicago New Moms’ Group,
Cocoon Care,
Frog Temple Pilates & Yoga,
Global Yoga Center,
Heart Birth & Baby,
Hip Circle Studio,
JOC Lactation Consultants,
Lamaze International,
Prenatal Fit,
Pulling Down The Moon Holistic Health,
Ravenswood Chiropractic & Wellness Center,
Safe Baby Boundaries,
Sweet Pea’s Studio,
Windy City Doulas,
Please note that many hospitals also offer prenatal, birth, and postpartum classes.


A Pea in the Pod,
Babies “R” Us,
Baby Gap,
Belle Up,
buybuy BABY,
The Children’s Place,
Galt Baby,
The Karyn Collection,
Kickin’ Maternity,
Land of Nod,
Lazar’s Juvenile Furniture,
Little Threads,
Lucie’s List,
Majamas Boutique,
Monica + Andy,
OshKosh B’gosh,
Pottery Barn Kids,
Psycho Baby,
Smitten Boutique,
Sprout San Francisco,
Twinkle Twinkle Little One,

Parent & Me Classes

Bloom Yoga Studio,
Chicago Family Picnic,
Cocoon Care,
Global Yoga Center,
Goldfish Swim School,
Gratitude Yoga,
Hip Circle Studio,
Kid City Chicago,
Language Stars,
Little Beans Café,
The Little Gym,
Merry Music Makers,
Prenatal Fit,
Sweet Pea’s Studio,


Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago,
Christ Medical Center,
Holy Cross Hospital,
Illinois Masonic Medical Center,
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center,
Mount Sinai Hospital,
Northwestern Memorial Hospital,
Presence Saint Joseph Hospital,
Rush University Medical Center,
Shriners Hospitals for Children,
Sinai Children’s Hospital,
Sinai Community Institute,
Swedish Covenant Hospital,
University of Chicago Medical Center,
University of Illinois Hospital,