Category - Women’s Services

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Sisters Beat Breast Cancer Together
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Featured Certified Nurse Midwife: Get to know Mary Kay Burke
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Midwifery Program now offered at Little Company of Mary
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Save the date to Celebrate the Heart of Women on February 20
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Take control of your stress with our 2-session workshop
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8 Healthy Holiday Eating Tips From Little Company of Mary!
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Tips to Tame Holiday Stress
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Women's Services for Life and Health Website Launched
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Prevent Osteoporosis: How to Take Care of 'Dem Bones
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October "Just for Women" Series—Join Us Monday Nights

Sisters Beat Breast Cancer Together

“We do everything together,” says Orland Hills resident Mary Pat Morajda, 68, about her family. Their closeness took on new meaning in early 2009. Mary Pat and her youngest sister, Elaine, were on a cruise ship headed for Cozumel, Mexico, when Mary Pat felt a small lump in her breast while showering. When they got…

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Featured Certified Nurse Midwife: Get to know Mary Kay Burke

Every month, we feature a physician or nurse as an opportunity for the community to learn more about the great people on staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital. This month, we had the chance to talk with Mary Kay Burke, a Certified Nurse Midwife at Women’s Health Care Associates practice in Evergreen Park. Read…

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Midwifery Program now offered at Little Company of Mary

We’re excited to announce that our Family Birth Center now offers a midwifery program. The Center welcomes Mary Kay Burke CNM, a certified nurse midwife who collaborates with board certified obstetricians to provide a modern holistic approach to expectant women throughout their pregnancy, birth and postpartum. In addition, she provides well woman and gynecologic care…

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Save the date to Celebrate the Heart of Women on February 20

Please join us as Little Company of Mary Hospital hosts a very special Women’s signature event during heart month: Celebrate the Heart of Women. Save the date to attend this special morning of prayer, reflection and education this February! Event details: When: Sunday, February 20, 9a-12p Where: Oak Lawn Hilton Event includes: Special liturgy, breakfast/brunch,…

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Take control of your stress with our 2-session workshop

You’ve likely said it, especially during the holiday season when things can get busy and sometimes overwhelming: “I’m so stressed.” Stress is a part of everyday life. In fact it is a survival mechanism. Stress is the response of the body to any demand made upon it to adapt or change. However, the stress you…

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8 Healthy Holiday Eating Tips From Little Company of Mary!

The holiday season means silver bells, snowflakes, and blinking lights. It also means chestnuts roasting, sugarplums, and if you’re not careful, loosening belts. Beginning with a huge Thanksgiving feast, the holiday season is full of parties and gatherings with spreads of food that can lead you directly to New Year’s weight-loss resolutions. But you don’t…

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Tips to Tame Holiday Stress

The holidays are right around the corner. And although they can include fun times with family and friends, they can also be stressful. “Stress can not only wear at your happiness and ability to enjoy the season, it can also negatively affect your overall health,” says Melissa Chappell, M.D., internist and psychiatrist at Little Company…

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Women's Services for Life and Health Website Launched

We’re excited to announce that we’ve launched our new website for the Women’s Services for Life and Health. Now women have one convenient site to see our latest women’s health news and learn about the many services offered for women at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers. Little Company of Mary offers…

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Prevent Osteoporosis: How to Take Care of 'Dem Bones

As Halloween gets closer, we are starting to see more and more images that represent the holiday—witches, ghosts, goblins, and skeletons. Seeing skeletons on shirts and on decorative window stickers has got us thinking about bones. And since, at the hospital, we see things from the perspective of health, we’ve been thinking a lot about…

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October "Just for Women" Series—Join Us Monday Nights

Throughout October, Little Company of Mary will be offering the “Just for Women” series on Monday nights from 6 to 7PM. Come to one or all events, as the Little Company of Mary experts are sure to cover a topic that piques your interest. The range of topics includes depression, health and well-being, thyroid conditions…

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