Author - Katrina Pavlik


Katrina Pavlik is a mom of two, a postpartum doula, a teacher, the founder of Cloth Diaper Chicago and the founder of Breastfeed, Chicago!. She lives on the Southside (Beverly) and enjoys pulling weeds, reading and going to movies by herself.

The best-kept secret about breastfeeding

There are very few secrets left about breastfeeding. We know it’s great for baby; most of us know the benefits to mom’s health, too. It’s always available, it’s always the right temperature, it’s a package of love if/when you return to work, blah, blah, blah… We know all that.

We also know the more challenging side of breastfeeding: the clogged ducts and teething and pumping and messiness of it all. Breastfeeding horror stories abound in new moms groups, right? But, it’s not exactly ne...

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 1:52 PM by Katrina Pavlik

My Neighborhood: Family Fun in Beverly

NPN connects families in neighborhoods across Chicago.  Get inspired to check out a new part of the city or discover something fabulous just around the corner.  This stop:  Beverly with Katrina - All aboard!  And then explore our other NPN Neighborhoods

My husband and I moved to Beverly in 2005, a year before our first child was born. We wanted a yard and good schools, and we wanted them for a good price. As a former Northsider, I had always thought that anything south of Hyde Park was...

Posted on August 23, 2011 at 10:00 AM by Katrina Pavlik