At least one area mom wishes there were more birthing options for women.
How does a woman decide which birthing method is right?
Hospitals in the area no longer offer water births.
A new competition is breaking down the pressure to be pretty.
Our topic is the pressure to be pretty. It's something which makes people go under the knife.
What do moms think when they hear numbers of what young women think of themselves physically?
Between the Kim Kardashians and Kate Middletons of the world, it's hard to not feel some pressure to look good when you step out the door.
Stress is something which can be different for men and women.
FORD COUNTY -- A group of firefighters from Central Illinois is bringing a new organization to town.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI is working to empower women farmers and it's doing it with a $7 million grant.
CHAMPAIGN -- The need for women in law enforcement continues to grow.
A Champaign County group looking to support women in business at the highest levels is the Executive Club.
We all know being successful means doing research. It usually starts at the library.
One concept which could help you make your way to the top of your chosen profession is career selfies.
Birth control isn't just used for preventing pregnancy. Claudia Lennhoff, executive director with Champaign County Health Care Consumers, joins us now.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area police officer wants to encourage more women to join the force because she believes there are not enough.
Central Illinois' Top Female Athlete, Gia Lewis-Smallwood, is here to discuss women in sports.
Is there any danger for young girls sharing the sports field with boys? Do women have a higher risk or incident of injury?
ILLINOIS -- Janice Bahr, UI professor, and Laura Harriger, nurse practitioner from Christie Clinic, are here to provide facts to the menopause experience.
ILLINOIS -- Sandra Ahten, life coach with Kevin Elliott Counseling, has experience and tips on handling menopause.
NATIONAL -- Women who work in Illinois are faring better than most when it comes to jobs and wages.
CHAMPAIGN -- Policing tends to be a male-dominated profession, but a group of women is trying to change that.
ILLINOIS -- A new law could change fair wages for women.
Update: 4:07 pm, 8/18/14, Monday UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- An area project to inspire young girls is getting a big push.
CHAMPAIGN -- This weekend, the city will host an inaugural event, "Investing in Women."
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI Police Department teamed up with students to raise awareness about sexual assault.
CHAMPAIGN -- Homeless shelters are available for both men and women in Central Illinois, but this time of year there's an increase in people who need their services.
CHAMPAIGN -- Women who are struggling now have a new place to turn.
SPRINGFIELD -- Women and minorities could have a leg up in the business world.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was a big year for women in the military and today dozens got together to celebrate.
CHAMPAIGN -- Cathy Garner and her daughters are planning for something she's always wanted but never had.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state is working on ways to help businesses grow, but that can't happen without input first.
CHAMPAIGN -- New grant money will help women who are homeless or victims of domestic abuse.
URBANA -- Dozens went back in time to re-enact an historic moment in our country's history.
CHAMPAIGN -- People are Going Red and getting healthy.
CHAMPAIGN -- One group is giving women in need a place to call home.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- State funding cuts are making it harder for women in need to get preventative care. One Champaign County health care worker said they've been putting women on a waiting list since Thanksgiving.
CHAMPAIGN -- A mother of two is going through an emotional recovery.
CHAMPAIGN -- A new home opened for women struggling with substance abuse.