Author: Center For Health Equity Transformation

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Cardiovascular Resources

For cardiovascular programs for pregnant women in the Chicagoland area the following are available:  Cardiovascular Program for Women is within UI Health (UIC) and provides

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COVID-19 Resources

March of Dimes My NICU Baby App is up to date with latest COVID-19 information and advice from other mothers on how to keep your

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Nutrition Resources

For more information and resources on nutrition education and assistance visit:  MyPlate from the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides nutritional information for pregnant and breastfeeding

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Social Support and Agency Resources

Support groups for new and expectant moms in the Chicagoland area:  Transitions to Motherhood program at Northwestern Memorial’s Prentice Women’s Hospital offers classes, events and

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Safety Resources

Smart 911 is a mobile app that allows first responders with information about you and your household in case you are not able to speak

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Mental Health

Mental Health Resources

For hotlines the following are available:  Postpartum Depression Alliance of Illinois offers a 24/7 hotline for women and their families to ask questions and provide

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Nutrition Myths

Nutrition  Myth: You’re eating for 2 during pregnancy  Fact: Eating for two does not mean eating twice the amount. It is recommended that women eat

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Shelly Johre

Shelly Johre

Shelly Johre, founder of Namaste Yoga Studio. She is extremely charismatic and persuasive, contributing to his success. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS).

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Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga students are expected to memorize a sequence and to practice in the same room as others without being led by the teacher. The role of the teacher is to guide as well as provide adjustments or assist in postures.