Mary Hawkins is the owner and founder of Heartstrings Birth. Mary is a mother of two terrific boys (both born without any pharmaceutical interventions), a proud military spouse, a veteran music educator, a certified childbirth educator with Birth Boot Camp, and an accomplished vocalist and violinist.
She is very excited to enter a new phase of her varied career, combining passions to provide comprehensive and compassionate modern birth and parenting education for mothers and their partners. She wants to prepare you for the best experience in pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and beyond.
Currently, Mary provides modern, evidence-based childbirth preparation with Birth Boot Camp classes, Early Pregnancy sessions for preconception and first trimester, Playing with Your Newborn sessions, "Reboot" Refresher birth education courses, as well as music classes for infants & toddlers rich with high-quality literature & activities (see more about her other classes at www.heartstringskids.com).
When she's not teaching, you might find her nursing, writing, bike riding, playing pretend with her sons, or loudly singing Hamilton tunes with her husband.
“The plan is to fan this spark into a flame.” —Hamilton, “My Shot”
Serving Kenosha, Pleasant Prairie, Racine, Sturtevant, Silver Lake, Paddock Lake, Burlington, Union Grove, Milwaukee, Winthrop Harbor, Zion, Waukegan, North Chicago, Russell, Wadsworth, Antioch, Gurnee, Libertyville, Lake Villa, Beach Park, Grayslake, Lake Bluff, Vernon Hills, Mundelein, Lake Forest, Mettawa, Highwood, Highland Park, Deerfield, Bannockburn, Fort Sheridan and NAVSTA Great Lakes.