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Take the Miracle Challenge: 27 Days. Get Fit. Help Kids.

By , July 2nd, 2015 | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Exercise, News | 0 Comments

As part of a nationwide campaign, Renown Children’s Hospital wants you to take the Miracle Challenge and help sick and injured kids right here in our own community.

Watch to see what the program is all about and then register yourself or your team today at www.MiracleChallenge.org.

 

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Three Tips to Stay Cool While Breastfeeding in the Heat

By , | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Tips to Keep Cool Breastfeeding in the HeatOur recent heat wave serves as a reminder that both you and baby need to be mindful of heat exposure and hydration. Here are three tips to keep you and baby cool in what will probably be a long, hot summer.

1 – YOU drink plenty of water (not baby!)
Water is not necessary for a breastfed baby. Breast milk is over 80% water! You, on the other hand, should be drinking plenty of water. On average, breastfeeding burns about 200-500 calories a day, so be sure to have fresh water available to you at all times. Drinking water during feedings is important.

2 – Avoid a sticky …

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2Jul

Liquid Gold – Sunday, August 1

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Liquid Gold 5KWe hope to see you at the annual Liquid Gold 5K event on Sunday, August 1 at the Knowledge Center at the University of Nevada Reno. Registration is at 7 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 8 a.m.

Join local families as we celebrate the start of World Breastfeeding Week!  After the 5K, get “Latched On” and enjoy family-friendly vendors and entertainment.

Register here.

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