Heather Mack (L) and Tommy Schaefer (R) of the Chicago walk to a court room for a trial hearing in Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on March  11, 2015. Mack and Tommy Schaefer are facing separate trials in Bali for the murder of her mother, 62-year-old Sheila von Wiese Mack, whose body was found rammed in a suitcase in the boot of a taxi outside an exclusive resort in August 2014. (Photo credit:  SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Charged With Killing Mom In Bali, Chicago Woman Gives Birth

On trial in Indonesia for allegedly killing her mother, Chicago resident Heather Mack gave birth to a baby girl on Tuesday.


Firefighters take a newborn baby to an ambulance after delivering the girl inside a minivan at Kostner and Lexington. The mother was on the way to the hospital, when she pulled off the Eisenhower Expressway and called for help. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Mother Gives Birth In Van Near Eisenhower Expressway

A woman gave birth to a baby girl early Wednesday in a van just off the Eisenhower expressway.


Baby Foot/Shoe (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Mom Gives Birth On Dan Ryan Expressway

The mother and father were on their way to Northwestern Memorial Hospital when she went into labor, and they pulled over in the express lanes at 31st Street. She gave birth to a 6 lb, 8 oz. girl.


A group of newborns. (credit: Getty Images/Waltraud Grubitzch/DPA)

Naperville Woman Gives Birth To Own Granddaughter

A 53-year-old Naperville woman has given birth to her own granddaughter – as a surrogate.


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Best Childbirth And New Parent Classes In Chicago

After announcing the pregnancy and getting through that tumultuous first few months, most expectant parents face the true scary part: child birth and having a new baby. Decisions abound, so finding the right professionals is paramount to finding the birth plan that works for each family. Chicago’s best classes for expectant parents cover all of the ins, outs, fears and misconceptions a mother could hope to know about.


Baby Foot/Shoe (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Streamwood Teen Gives Birth At School

A 17-year-old Streamwood High School student delivered a baby in the girls’ bathroom Tuesday morning, according to police.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

Baby Foot/Shoe (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

First Babies Of New Year Born Less Than A Second Apart

The first Chicago baby of the New Year? It’s practically a tie.

WBBM Newsradio–01/01/2012

Lincoln Park Zoo announced Monday the birth of a western lowland gorilla. The newborn arrived on Nov. 16.  (Credit: Lincoln Park Zoo)

Endangered Gorilla Born At Lincoln Park Zoo

There’s a new baby — and a new mother — at the Lincoln Park Zoo.