Pump with Purpose, LLC is a worldwide lactation private practice servicing the breastfeeding community across the globe and was started due to a recognized lack of resources and assistance in lactation for people that want to include pumping in their journey, either exclusively or in addition to nursing. My name is Dr. Dianna Dixon, DPA, CLC, CBS and I am the person behind Pump with Purpose. I am a Doctor of Public Administration, Certified Lactation Counselor, and Certified Breastfeeding Specialist. I have a sincere interest in helping underrepresented groups. I want to be an additional resource on your breastfeeding journey to assist with incorporating pumping in a way that works for you and your family. I am a wife and mother of two boys that are 18 months apart. I have been pumping on my second journey for over 2.5 years and still going. To date, I have owned over 200 pumping products (see inventory list on my Services page). Subscribe to my e-mail list below and receive a list of these products and the location on my Linktree to save money.
I have been exclusively pumping for both of my sons, spanning approximately three years between both children, and support all ways of breastfeeding and/or supplementing. My first son had a NICU stay and we were separated during that time; he also was tongue and lip tied. Even after the tie releases, exclusively pumping was the better option for me. I could plan a pumping and feeding schedule that worked for me as well as I knew exactly how much I was producing and also how much he was getting. I pumped with my first child for nine months before getting pregnant with my second child. I had enough breastmilk to last until his first birthday. I am currently on my second exclusively pumping journey for over 2.5 years and still counting. I am tandem pumping and providing both boys breastmilk. I am having a lot of guilt with the thought of weaning so I plan to use all of my knowledge and research of pumping related matters to help others.
When I started pumping there were limited resources to assist me and I had to do a lot of trial and error to be successful. I have witnessed the pumping community evolve and I look forward to being a part of the movement to advance this topic forward even more. I had so much guilt as I started pumping that I was not able to have the nursing journey that I wanted. I am now an advocate for others to lessen the negative stigma of pumping. I stand strongly and boldly with the pumping community, including exclusively pumping or pumping in addition to nursing. I realize that all pumps as well as pump products are not created equal. I recognize and value that every person has a different pumping journey and that your pumping journey can also change with each child. I have a sincere interest in helping the lactation community understand what works best for your goals as well as lifestyle. I want to take what I have learned over the years and assist with practical recommendations that encourage your successful pumping journey.
My passion for pumping has translated into purpose and the beginning of Pump with Purpose, LLC. I am passionate about assisting the breastfeeding community with their pumping goals. Pumping is a lot of work and I want everyone to have the opportunity through education and resources to be successful on their pumping journey. I look forward to connecting and learning about your purpose for pumping and assisting with your specialized and customized needs throughout your breastfeeding journey. I want to create a judgment-free environment that makes you feel safe to speak about any of your concerns and to come up with practical solutions that work best for you and your lifestyle.