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More Than Milk Club


A free group for newborn parents to meet & chat about all things babies


Every Thursday
(Virtual Class)


10 AM






Let’s Navigate Newborns together

What it looks like:

A safe space to talk about any and all questions + TOP TIPS that will allow you to conquer any speed bumps, road blocks, or detours you may experience with your baby from the comfort of your own home.

Hosted by:

BDI Playhouse Certified Lactation Counselor & Infant Therapists (SLP, OT, and/or PT)

All caregivers welcome!

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Common Topics Discussed



  • Breast/bottle
  • Pump
  • Transition to tablefood
  • Reflux/spitting up
  • Colic
  • +More

Tummy Time


  • Tummy time
  • Rolling
  • Sitting
  • “Containers”
  • Head turning preferences
  • +more

Infant Massage


  • Bonding with baby
  • Colic Routine
  • Legs, Arms, Tummy, Back
  • Facial Massage
  • Gums for teething 
  • Reflexology

infant sleeping


  • Sleep
  • Sights
  • Sounds
  • Swaddles
  • Schedules
  • + more

More Than Milk Club

Share and Talk About Frequently Recommended

  • Baby Products
  • Books
  • Apps
  • Music
  • Toys

…and those to not waste your money on!

Learn fun activities you can do with baby

  • Promote development
  • Help decrease “witching hour”

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Virtual Lactation Services

Get Expert Lactation Help Today

One-on-one virtual breast and bottle feeding lactation support services from the comfort of your own home.

Meet with our Certified Lactation Counselor on YOUR time!

Get Lactation Support

Lactation telehealth

Connect With Us!


  1.  Select a date and time that works for you and reserve and confirm by payment online.


2.  Complete and Submit a short form.


3. Receive a Zoom link in your email within 24 hours to join the certified lactation counselor through video conference at the time of your appointment. 

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More Milk, Less Worry

Our Certified Lactation Counselors provide non-judgmental and evidence-based support to you and your baby! We are ready to meet you where you are and help you get to where you want to go in your feeding journey!  We want you to know that you are not alone and that, with support, we can help you get more milk and worry less! 

What to Expect at Your Consult


  • What we do together in a Virtual Lactation Consult

    First visits are typically 45-60 minutes to give us time for a thorough history, observing baby feeding (breast, bottle or both), and a plan of care.  Included is

    • A history and assessment of breastfeeding and/or bottle feeding issues by a certified Lactation Consultant and infant feeding SLP
    • An assessment of latch, suck and positioning
    • Breast care including mastitis, plugged ducts, blebs, thrush, engorgement, and nipple soreness
    • Soothing a fussy baby
    • Breastfeeding while returning to work
    • Assistance with breast pumps, nipple shields and other lactation devices
    • Breastfeeding education and support
    • Transition from breast to bottle OR bottle to breast
    • A report to send to your care provider(s) if requested
  • What to have at your consultation:

    • YOU and your precious baby
    • Any current nursing gadgets
    • Any pumps and required pump parts
    • Preferred feeding pillows
    • Bottles/pacifiers
  • Here are some helpful tips to maximize your virtual appointment:

    • Both users must have adequate internet connection
    • Both users must have adequate lighting. Please keep a flashlight/light on hand for mouth assessments
    • May need a second set of hands to help with positioning the device for best viewing
    • It is beneficial (not necessary) for the family to have two connected devices.  I.e. a computer/ipad for discussion and a phone for breast and bottle feeding/latch assessment
  • While virtual lactation consults are useful for many reasons, there will be times that our CLC must refer mom and/or baby to a local health care provider. These cases may include:

    • Suspected tongue and/or lip tie or other oral malformation
    • Mastitis, thrush and other breastfeeding concerns requiring treatment
    • Inadequate lighting/internet connection to perform a quality online assessment
    • Concerns with weight gain, jaundice and/or general well-being of your baby
  • How much does it cost?

    First consult = $50 cash or billable to select insurance.  For more information on insurance, call 708-478-1820

Tandem Breastfeeding

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Virtual, Quality Lactation Support

Our Certified Lactation Counselor® (CLC®) is a professional in lactation counseling who has demonstrated the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitudes to provide clinical breastfeeding counseling and management support to families who are thinking about breastfeeding or who have questions or problems during the course of breastfeeding/lactation.  Our CLCs are also speech language pathologists who specialize in the overall safety and success of infant feeding.  

BDI Certified Lactation Counselors Specialize in Supporting:

  • breastfeeding


    Baby’s success on the breast/bottle

  • Mom's breastfeeding


    Mom’s health and comfort

  • Family Lactation Support


    Family support for mom & baby

  • Engorgement


    Preparing for and maximizing pumping

  • Tummy Time


    Reflux, Spit-up, Vomiting Support

  • lactation latch

    Position & Latch

    Finding the perfect position and latch

Lactation Professionals Areas of Expertise

    • Latching
    • Milk Supply
    • Breast and Nipple Soreness
    • Weight Concerns
    • Supplementation
    • Pain or Breast Damage
    • Plugged Milk Ducts
    • Engorgement
    • Breast/Bottle Feeding
    • Mastitis
    • Reflux, Spitting-up and/or Vomiting
    • Induced or Relactation
    • Feeding Techniques and Positions
    • Weaning
    • Transition to Bottle-Feeding from Breast
    • Transition to Breast Feeding from Bottle
    • Pumping
    • Back-to-Work Plan
    • Oral Motor Restrictions
    • Tongue/Lip Tie
    • Tandem Breastfeeding

Jessica Keenan, MA, CCC-SLP/L, CLC

Certified Lactation Counselor & Speech Language Pathologist

Jessica has worked with babies since 2014.  She is a licensed speech language pathologist and certified lactation counselor specializing in infant feeding.  Jessica’s favorite hour of her work week is leading the More Than Milk Club for new moms & their babies! She believes the most magical part of her job is empowering parents on their breast and/or bottle feeding journey and helping them do so from the comfort of their own homes.

Jessica Keenan

Amy Stumpf, MS, CCC-SLP/L, CLEC

Certified Lactation Educator/Counselor & Speech Language Pathologist

Amy is a speech therapist who specialises in feeding, orofacial development, tethered oral tissues, and lactation counseling. She absolutely loves coming alongside families and supporting them and their babies during their feeding journey’s in infancy. Amy will never be finished learning and is constantly humbled by the lessons she takes away from each family she has the pleasure of counseling!

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Connect With Us!

For more milk and less worry

  • Find and reserve a time that works for you
  • Receive Zoom link email
  • Meet with your CLC!

Get Lactation Support

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Speech-Language Therapy

Pediatric Speech Therapy

  • Myo Munchee

Questions about BDI Speech & Language Therapy?




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Our BDI Playhouse Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children.  Each SLP is certified through ASHA and licensed through the State of Illinois.

  • Speech Production

    How your child makes their sounds:

    • Articulation
    • Apraxia
    • Phonological Disorder

    Specialty Certification

    • PROMPT
    • OMT
  • Language

    Encompassing both spoken and written communication, SLPs help people across the spectrum of language. This includes working on

    • AAC
    • expressive language
    • receptive language
    • literacy
    • morphology
    • multi-language learner
    • phonology
    • reading comprehension
    • reading decoding
    • semantics
    • spelling
    • social/pragmatic language
    • syntax
    • written language

    Specialty Certifications

    • Orton-Gillingham
  • Cognition

    SLPs often help improve cognitive skills.

    • attention
    • memory
    • problem solving
    • executive functioning
  • Voice/Resonance

    Supporting patients with

    • alaryngeal disorders
    • buteyko breathing
    • cul-de-sac resonance
    • forward focus resonance
    • hyper nasality
    • hyponasality
    • loudness
    • phonation quality
    • pitch


    • Buteyko Breathing
  • Feeding/Swallowing

    SLPs cover all three phases of swallowing: oral, pharyngeal and esophageal dysphagia

    • breast/bottle difficulties
    • transition to table foods
    • food refusal
    • oral motor
    • orofacial myology
    • picky/problem eaters

    Specialty Certifications

    • OMT
    • Beckman Oral Motor
    • SOS
    • Food Chaining
    • CLC; CLEC (Lactation Counseling)
  • Auditory Habilitation/Rehabilitation

    • hearing loss
    • deafness
    • cochlear implants
    • hearing aids
    • auditory processing disorder


  • PECs

A-Z of our SLP Services





Attention Deficits

Articulation/Phonological Disorders



Breast and Bottle Drinking


Central Auditory Processing Disorders

Cognitive-Communication Disorders


Early Intervention

Expressive Language


Fluency Disorders

Feeding Infants & Beyond

Food Refusal


Lactation Counseling

Learning Disabilities

Language Acquisition


Math Language



Orofacial Myology



Phonological Awareness

Phonology & Phonological Disorders



Reading Comprehension

Reading Decoding

Receptive Language



Social/Pragmatic Language

SOS Approach to feeding

Study Skills

Swallowing Disorders


Written Language

  • Buteyko Breathing

  • Myo Munchee

  • TOTS

Great Feedback from Great Families

My son has been at BDI for over a year now and I can’t say enough great things! when we walk in, every therapist and receptionist greets him by name! He is always happy to go and we have seen great progress with both his physical and language needs. We have personally recommended BDI to several friends and colleagues looking for top notch therapies!”

Getting Started With Speech Therapy

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