Guest Blogger

Diba Tillery

Diba Tillery

Diba Tillery is a Registered Nurse, Child Passenger Safety Technician, Breastfeeding Educator and founder of Babies411.com, an on-line information and resource center for parents.

Specialized in the field of neonatology, she has extensive training in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and is passionate in educating parents on safe infant care.

Babies 411 was created to bring together high quality information and resources to empower parents to make educated, informed decisions when caring for their child. She has authored “7 Steps to Keeping Your Baby Healthy and Safe” to teach parents safe baby care and discuss ways to reduce exposure to harmful chemicals.

Diba also passionately advocates for environmental health and reducing children’s exposure to toxins. Her mission is to educate healthcare professionals on the dangers of chemicals found in the products currently used in healthcare facilities. She is dedicated to changing current practices in our hospital systems to promote the health and well-being of moms and their new babies.

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Blog Posts by Diba Tillery

  • Natural Beauty Part 2

    Natural Beauty – Part 2

    In Part 1 of this article, we focused on why you should reduce your exposure to toxins and a few resources to help you get started. Now, let’s dig a little deeper and discuss some ways to reduce our exposure to the chemicals found in our everyday products. I know it’s not always going to […]

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  • Natural Beauty Part 1

    Natural Beauty – Part 1

    This holiday season take a moment to think about the personal care products on your gift list and the products you’re using to make yourself extra beautiful for holiday parties. Take a good look at the hand soap, face soap, face lotion, toner, make-up remover, shampoo, conditioner, gel, body lotion, deodorant, hair spray, perfume, shave […]

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  • Toxic Chemicals and Babies

    Toxic Chemicals and Babies

    Recent media attention concerning chemicals in baby products has caused much concern and alarm. The No More Toxic Tub report from the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a non-profit agency whose goal is to bring attention to harmful chemicals in our skin care products, informs us that many of the baby products that we know, love, […]

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  • Easy Tips to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

    Easy Tips to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

    It’s no surprise that our previous ways of life have propelled us into a state of global warming, limitation of resources and polluted waterways, soil and air. It’s time to band together and take action. Here are some easy tips to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle:

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  • Tobacco Smoke and Children

    Tobacco Smoke and Children

    Would you give your child a cigarette to smoke? Most would consider this question ludicrous. But did you know that when you or others smoke around your child, that’s exactly what is happening? Yes, your child is smoking.

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  • Is Your Car Seat Installed Properly?

    Is Your Car Seat Installed Properly?

    As a child passenger safety technician, I have participated in many car seat inspections and am astonished at the number of seats that are either improperly installed and/or used. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that 73% to over 90% of child restraints are misused. In my experience, over 95% of car seats […]

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  • Promoting a Healthy Pregnancy

    Promoting a Healthy Pregnancy

    Healthy babies start from healthy pregnancies. What can you do to give your baby the benefits of a healthy start? Here are our top 10 recommendations:

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