Local People & Resources We Love!


Prenatal Services:

Dr. Danielle Dever, Chiropractor
Dr. Danielle Dever is the lead chiropractic physician 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

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

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: clewan.andersonvillept@gmail.com  |  ldawson.andersonvillept@gmail.com
Website: www.andersonvillePT.com

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

Postpartum Services:

Peggy Healy, LCSW, IBCLC, Therapist

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

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