Activists Raising Money To Help Children Visit Their Incarcerated MothersAdvocates for mothers in prison have started a crowdfunding effort hoping to revive a program to bus children to women’s prisons.
Group Collecting Toys For Children Of Imprisoned MothersHolly Krig, director of organizing for Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration, said the group regularly organizes trips for the kids to see their moms, and this is the second year they're collecting toys.
Homeless Moms Seek Sense Of Normalcy Ahead Of Mother's DayWith Mother's Day coming up on Sunday, WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser set out to learn what the day means to some moms living in somewhat unusual circumstances.
Moms Stage Labor Day Rally For Maternity RightsAbout 100 young mothers and their supporters picketed the American Medical Association offices in Chicago on Monday, over what they say is the high rate of C-section births in America.
Should Hospitals Lock Up Baby Formula To Promote Breast Feeding? While hospitals in Illinois are now required to take more steps to encourage mothers to breast-feed their newborns, New York is taking the additional measure of locking up hospitals' stockpile of infant formula.
Groundbreaking Study Seeks To Solve Puzzles About Children's HeathA first-of-its-kind nationwide study is expected to provide doctors and parents with new clues about the puzzles of children's health, and researchers in Chicago are looking for families to take part.
Moms Say Niles Pizzeria Locked Them Out During StormA pizzeria in Niles is being criticized for its alleged treatment of two women and the five children they had with them at the height of Tuesday night’s storm.