Loyola University Chicago

Human Resources

BCBSIL's Special Beginnings Program

‌Having a Baby? You may want to consider signing up for the Special Beginnings Program through Blue Cross and Blue Shield Illinois (BCBSIL)!
  • You can receive the personal attention and information you may need to care for yourself, and your baby during pregnancy, and up to six weeks after you give birth.
  • Have questions? Interested in enrolling? Contact BCBSIL at (888) 421-7781.
  • BCBSIL representatives are available 8:00AM – 6:30PM CST.
  • A healthy pregnancy calendar to help you keep track of your pregnancy
  • Videos that cover topics such as eating habits, exercise, stress and more
  • Details about each trimester and the physical and emotional changes in you and your baby
  • A list of screenings and vaccines to help you prepare for your checkup