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Holistic Birth Circle
of NorthEast Lake County

Are you expecting a new baby? Are you a new mom or dad that would like to meet with other new and expecting parents for information, resources, companionship and support?

Are you hoping to have a natural childbirth in the hospital?

Are you planning a home birth or an unassisted birth?

Are you looking for a childbirth educator, doula, monitrice, midwife or doctor in Illinois or Wisconsin that is supportive of natural birth?

Are you looking for a doctor, naturopath, herbalist, homeopath etc. that has a holistic philosophy of healing, is experienced with natural remedies & therapies, and is supportive of attachment parenting?

Do you live in the Chicago or Milwaukee metro areas?

If you'd like to learn more about low intervention, drug-free approaches to pregnancy, childbirth and health care in general, come and join other new and expecting parents, CBEs, doulas, midwives, herbalists and holistic health practitioners for information and support at the Holistic Birth & Parenting Network of NorthEast Lake County!

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Future topics include VBAC, Water Birth, Childbirth Skills, Twins & Breeches, Fertility, Body Work, Nutrition, Herbs, Homeopathy, Flower Essences, Aromatherapy, Massage, Reflexology, Acupressure, Postpartum Adjustment, Breastfeeding, Circumcision, Vaccinations, Baby wearing, Elimination Communication, Birth Stories and anything else you have questions about regarding birth.

Meetings are free (unless otherwise specified), but donations to help defray meeting expenses are gratefully accepted.

Where: Meetings are usually held in Zion & Waukegan IL & Kenosha, WI. Our meeting location is posted on the MeetUp board.  Zion is located 2 miles south of the IL / WI border on Lake Michigan - approximately half way between Chicago & Milwaukee.

When: Thursday mornings - 10:00am - 11:30 am.
We will be adding other dates throughout the month, so check our calendar too.

Who Should Come:  Anyone interested in learning more about holistic health & maternity care, natural remedies & gentle birth.  Partners are encouraged to attend and children are welcome ~

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Contact: Julie (224) 636-7959   or   Julie @ Birth-Essentials (dot) com

~ Anyone interested in learning more about natural healing, and healthy pregnancy & birth is encouraged to attend. ~

~ Meetings Are Free (unless otherwise specified), but donations to cover meeting expenses are gratefully accepted ~


Meeting Schedule

See who's coming or RSVP:



Thursday mornings
10:00pm - 11:30a

Jan 7

Jan 14

Jan 21

Jan 28



1st Thursday of the month
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Feb 7 - Meet & Greet

March 6

April 3

May 1

June 5








































Sept 6

Oct 4

Nov 1

Dec 6