Local People & Resources We Love!

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Health & Wellness Providers:

Dr. Danielle Dever or Dr. Andi Lubaway, Chiropractors at Aligned Modern Health Southport
Dr. Danielle Dever and Andi Lubaway are the lead chiropractic physicians at Aligned Modern Health Southport.  Dr. Dever received her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College where she graduated with honors.  She also holds a BS in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science with distinction from Indiana University.  Dr. Dever has additional certifications in acupuncture, Webster Technique and as a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician.  Dr. Dever works with families and expectant mothers through all stages of pregnancy and motherhood. Her advanced training has allowed her to provide chiropractic care specific to children (including infants) and pregnant women. Using the Webster Technique, she has been able to alleviate pain for moms-to-be at all stages of their pregnancy. 

Contact Info:
Office: 773-248-2544
Cell: 312-3207486
Email: drdever@alignedmodernhealth.com

Dr. Tom Williams, Chiropractor at Roots Family Chiropractic

Roots Family Chiropractic is a family owned practice in the neighborhood of Lincoln Park. We are a pediatric and prenatal chiropractic office with the mission to empower families to live a health-based life. Despite common misconceptions, chiropractic for kids is very safe, gentle, and highly effective. We understand that the nervous system is the master controller of the human body, and we want it functioning at its best! Through our state of the art technology and unique adjusting technique, we are able to assess the amount of interference, or stress, on your nervous system and help it function at a higher potential. The most common reasons why adults join our practice is for help with infertility, pregnancy, sleep issues, low energy, and anxiety. The most common diagnoses we see for children include colic, constipation, ear infection, potty training issues, ADHD, sensory processing disorder, and more

Contact Info:
Office: (312) 724-8724
Email: info@rootsfamilychiro.com
Website: http://rootsfamilychiro.com/

Andersonville Physical Therapy
Specializing in women's health issues both prenatally and postpartum. Offering physical therapy for pelvic floor rehabilitation and during pregnancy and the post-partum period.
Catherine Lewan, PT, DPT
Lily Dawson, PT, DPT

Contact Info:
Office: 773-907-3599
Email: dawson.andersonvillept@gmail.com
Website: www.andersonvillePT.com

Dr. Amber Price, Pediatrician, Owner at Willow Pediatrics

Willow Pediatrics and is a concierge-style pediatric practice that perfectly blends old-fashioned values and service with the most modern medicine. Our family owned and operated membership-based practice believes in treating every child like our own and establishing true partnerships with our families. Willow members have exclusive benefits that include little to no wait at our office, more time with your pediatrician, house calls, virtual visits, physician-level lactation support, integrative medicine, in-house medications, the ability to reach your pediatrician by email, text, or phone anytime, anywhere, and much more!

Contact Info:
Office: 1-312-869-9556
Email: drprice@willowpeds.com
Website: www.willowpeds.com

Advocate Children's Medical Group

Advocate Children’s Medical Group Wilson is a pediatric primary care office that offers the benefits of Advocate’s large organization while operating with the mentality of a small personal practice.  We strive to support our patients and their families by combining the best evidenced based medical practices with tailored care for each individual patient.  Our Physicians and Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioners pride themselves on building trusted relationships, promoting healthy development, and providing prompt and attentive care while respecting your parenting styles and choices.  We offer walk-in appointments for illness, evening hours, flexible provider schedules, online scheduling and provider communication, as well as free parking with validation.

Contact Info:
Office: 773-736-6220
Website: https://locations.advocatehealth.com/advocate-childrens-medical-group-pediatrics-chicago

Active Moms’ Club
Cassandra Hawkinson, Owner, trainer

AMC provides fitness for all stages of motherhood. We offer a wide range of services to meet the unique needs of Chicago mothers: prenatal fitness, postnatal recovery class for mom AND baby, one-on-one personal training, fitness challenges — and most importantly, a community of support from moms just like you!

Contact Info:
Office: 773-505-3945
Email: cassandra@activemomsclub.com
Website: www.activemomsclub.com

Peggy Healy, LCSW, IBCLC, Therapist

Contact Info:
Phone: 773-350-9705
Email: healypeg@gmail.com

Christen Scozzafave, LCSW 

Christen is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in pregnancy & postpartum adjustment, pregnancy & infant loss, parenting & family transitions and maternal mental health challenges in the perinatal period.  She takes pride in warmly attending to the emotional needs of parents and families as they navigate both the stress of welcomed life changes and difficulties that sometimes arise.  She believes that through every one of life’s challenges, there is growth, healing and peace possible.  She uses a general and holistic approach to therapy, tailoring interventions to the needs of those she serves. 

In addition to her private practice, Ms. Scozzafave also serves as a Perinatal Family Support Specialist at NorthShore University HealthSystem.   She is a member of the National Association for Perinatal Social Workers.  Prior to transitioning her career to clinical social work in 2011, she was a Senior Manager at a management consulting firm for 11 years.  She has Masters of Social Work from the University of Chicago and Bachelors of Science in Industrial & Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Contact Info:
Website: http://www.cs-therapy.com
Email: ChristenScozzafaveLCSW@gmail.com

Birth-Related Services:

Maternal Child Connections
Lisa Zimmerman, RN, CPN, IBCLC
Looking for post-partum help? Lisa covers it all from the emotional aspects to the physical exhaustion. Call her for all the help you will need once your little one arrives. 

Contact Info:
Website: www.maternalchildconnect.com
Email: zimmlisa74@gmail.com

Tyo Birth Care
Kate Tyo, Placenta Encapsulator (APPA)
Kate is certified through the Association of Prepared Placenta Arts and therefore fully qualified to encapsulate your placenta immediately after your birth. The benefits of placenta encapsulation are endless and there has been making headlines more and more. Read more about Kate and her services on her website or contact her with questions.

Contact Info:
Website: www.tyobirthcare.com
Email: tyobirthcare@gmail.com


Postpartum Services

Shalimar B, Photographer
As seen in DailyCandy Kids, Scholastic's Parent and Child Magazine, and Michigan Avenue Magazine, Shalimar Beekman is an award-winning photographer specializing in newborn, child and family photography. Shalimar's easy-going style, patience and creativity all help to create timeless images. Working either in her natural-light studio or on a location of your choice, a session with Shalimar is a fun and positive experience that results in photos your family will cherish for a lifetime.

Contact Info:
Blog:  blog.shalimarbphotography.com
Website:  www.shalimarbphotography.com
Phone: 773.230.5441