Lets Talk Baby!

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We know new moms need as much up-to-date, trustworthy information as they can get. Our owner and CEO Diba Tillery, RN, IBCLC, shares her expertise and wealth of knowledge as we chat about various baby topics. We discuss topics brought up by the moms in our Breastfeeding Support Group, field your questions, and we'll also periodically feature guests from our wonderful community of birth professionals. Our mission is to empower, educate, and support you and your growing family.

Links to our past videos are posted below for your reference as well.    

12/19/19- Managing Visitors With A New Baby


- Managing expectations

- Getting the help you need

- Keeping your baby healthy

- Handling judgy comments with grace



12/14/19- Introducing Pets to Your Baby (focus on dogs and cats)


-Are certain dog or cat breeds more dangerous?

-Red flag characteristics

-Infectious diseases

-Tips for pet safety at various stages

(pregnancy, infancy, toddlerhood)


12/5/19- Baby Signing


-What is baby signing?

-How to teach and practice signs

-Signing alongside spoken language

-Benefits of taking classes

-Demonstration of common signs


11/14/19- Starting Solids


 -How to know if baby is ready 

-What to start with and how to begin

-How to integrate with breastfeeding or formula

-Safety tips



11/14/19- The Inside Scoop on Doula Care


-What is a Doula 

-Different types of Doulas

-Who benefits from Doula support

-What to look for in a Doula

-Certification programs and continuing education


11/7/19- Exclusive Pumping


-Busting myths about EP

-How your Lactation Consultant can support you

-Choosing the right pump, maximizing milk production

-Storing your milk and cleaning your pump parts

-Tips & Tricks for more efficiency and less hassle


10/24/19- Chiropractic Care for Infants


-benefits and risks

-how infant care differs from adults

-possible adverse affects

-cost and length of treatments

-how to choose the right provider


10/17/19- Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders (PMAD)


-Is it just baby blues or postpartum depression?

-Signs and symptoms, and when to get help

-treatment options and programs

-risk of not getting treatment

-When your partner is struggling


10/3/19- Safe Remedies for Allergies, Cold & Flu in Breastfeeding Moms


-natural remedies 

-immunity support

 -treating symptoms safely

-safe herbs and OTC medications



9/26/19- Your Relationship After Having a Baby


-ways to maintain the closeness 

-Love Languages

-intimacy and sex

-navigating increased influence from grandparents

-handling hormones & mood fluctuations


9/19/19- How to Thrive During Your First Week with a New Baby


-planning ahead

-what to expect in the hospital/birthing facility

-what to expect when you get home

-handling visitors

-tips for partners


9/12/19- Meal Prep Options & Services for Busy Moms


-tips for once a week meal prep

-pre-cooked meal options

-meal services and delivery

-useful apps for recipes, tracking, and grocery lists



8/22/19- Contraception and your Cycle...Effects on Milk Supply


-when will my cycle return?

-how to prevent a dip in my supply?

-types of birth control and their potential effects on breastfeeding



8/15/19- Fitting your pumping flanges, & Support Group recap


- baby's size- genetic or nutrition?

- the importance of community for moms

- dealing with reflux

- signs your flanges are the wrong size

- nipple measuring tools


8/8/19- Breastfeeding Myths & Bad Advice


-Diba debunks 11 common breastfeeding myths 

-Some bad advice we've heard from our moms





8/1/19: Breastfeeding Tips, Tricks & Tools


-discussion with 5 of our lactation consultants

-favorite tips we've gathered over the years

-favorite tricks we've seen or used ourselves 

-favorite tools we've tried and recommend to our clients


7/25/19: Electrolytes & Hydration


-Dispelling myths about blue Gatorade and Electrolyte water

-signs you're low on electrolytes 

-Which electrolytes are most important

-Preferred sources of electrolytes

-5 natural electrolyte boosters


7/18/19: Travel Tips


-how to prepare before you travel

-what to request of airline/hotels ahead of time 

-TSA guidelines and tips for a smooth experience

-breastfeeding/pumping on a plane or road trip

-maintaining your supply while away 


7/11/19: Water Safety Tips & ISR Demo


-general water safety

-bodies of water

-traditional swim options

-comparison with ISR

-ISR demo with 7 month old and 2 year olds


6/20/19: Support Group Recap & Breastfeeding & Returning to Work


-baby sleep patterns

-cluster feeding

-waking a sleepy infant

-returning to work tips


6/13/19: Food Sensitivities & Intolerances in Breastfed Babies

food-sensitivity.png-sensitivity vs. intolerance/allergy

-what symptoms to look for

 -when and what to eliminate from your diet

-highlight dairy and soy as common culprits

-helpful links to science based resources

 5/30/19: Selecting the Right Bottle and Flow

bottle.jpg-When to introduce a bottle to your breastfed baby

 -Why there are different size nipples 

-What to look for in shape and flow speed

-The SIMPLE Method: an acronym of what to look for



5/23/19: Keeping Baby Safe In The Sun, & Support Group Recap 

sun-safety.jpg-Recap: nursing a distracted baby, how to handle overactive letdown

 -sun protection options for infants under 6 months

-hidden risks from UV reflection

-best sunscreen options for babies over 6 months

-when baby gets sunburned


5/16/19: Our "Mom Staff" Shares Their Takeaways from Recent Education 


-safety of medications while breastfeeding

-antibodies in breastmilk and how your body knows what to produce for your baby

-past struggles and genetic factors don't usually affect breastfeeding

-thoughts on breastfeeding as a journey with a plan, rather than a fixed goal

4/25/19: Flat Nipples, Using a Shield/Tool, When Baby Won't Latch


-tools to help pull out flat/inverted nipples

-nipple shields: what to look for, proper use, risks, and how/when to wean off the shield

-tips for when baby won't latch



4/25/19: Triple Feeding, Nipple Shields, Distraction, Weaning



-what triple feeding means

-proper use of nipple shields

-nursing a distracted baby

 -weaning tips

4/11/19: Green Cleaning Tips to Save You $$$


-Vinegar, Baking Soda, & Lemon- effectiveness, limitations, appropriate use

-Color coded reusable cloths instead of paper towels

-Steam Mopping

-Natural Air Freshener

-using wool dryer balls

4/4/19: Postpartum Exercise 


-When and how to begin

-Myths about reducing milk supply

-Nutrition and hydration

-Breast comfort during exercise

-Local programs and sample exercises

3/28/19: Support Group Recap & Tips for Gas Relief


-better nursing efficiency as baby gets older

-using a pacifier

-FREE stuff for moms to do with babies in the Leander/Cedar Park, TX areas

-Gas relief- non-pharmacological methods

-Belly Massage for gas relief

3/21/19: Babywearing with Lori Post


-benefits of babywearing

-When should you start?

  • -What carrier is best?

  • -Babywearing safety info

-Babywearing resources

3/7/19: Car Seat Safety- Tips & Demo


-Common mistakes and misuse

-Stats and Recommendations

-Heatstroke and good samaritan law


-Legality of breaking window 


2/28/19: Time Change & Support Group Recap 

2-28-19.png-Daylight saving time

-Breast appearance after breastfeeding

-Weaning is bittersweet

-Bottle refusal

-Drop in supply during menstrual cycle

2/21/19: Milk Sharing

2-21-19.png-Donating to a Milk Bank-the process

-Informal/mom-to-mom sharing

-purchasing breastmilk over the internet



 2/14/19: Support Group Recap


-Overactive letdown

-Breastfeeding a sick baby

-Night weaning / sleep training

-Feeding solids & breastfeeding


2/7/19: Introduction and Q&A


-Why support group is so beneficial

-How the internet makes moms feel inadequate 

-When and how to introduce a bottle




diba-bfing-position.pngTips for a Good Latch and Breast Care

with Diba Tillery, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant at My Pure Delivery