Posts by Tyler Sylk

Tyler is the Creative Director at Bumpdate. She is a first time mother with a passion for creative writing and personal connection. With a Master’s Degree in Public Health and over 10 years working in hospital settings, Tyler focuses her energy on helping those around her and empowering them to use their voice. She believes we can all learn from each other if we take the time to listen.
Interview with a baby nurse - Mom and dad holding infant
Interview with a Baby Nurse

I was fortunate enough to be able to hire a baby nurse to help us for the first few weeks after my second son was born. As hard as it was for me to come to this decision, hiring our baby nurse ended up being one of our greatest decisions.

Pregnant with Diastasis Recti, a Hernia and an Active Toddler
Pregnant with Diastasis Recti, a Hernia and an Active Toddler

I developed Diastasis Recti during my first pregnancy and despite working out with a postpartum trainer, this condition didn’t heal before I got pregnant again almost 2 years later. 

The Loudest Silence Mom and Son
The Loudest Silence

When a kid or baby chokes, it isn’t what you would think - coughing, gasping for air, etc. It is silent.

What to Buy for baby #2
What Do I Really Need to Buy for Baby #2?

Are you pregnant with your second child and wondering what “new” things you need to buy, if any? 

The Care Moms Need
Expectful: The Care Moms Need

Expectful is an app to help support our mental health and well-being by providing evidence-based resources for moms.

Karrie Locher and Baby
Karrie Locher’s Tips for Pumping Mamas

Karrie Locher provides how-to’s, survival tips, and education on all thing’s babies, breastfeeding, pumping, and postpartum care.