Choosing the Right Breast Pump

By , November 27th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Desaree Wroblewski, RN, IBCLC, Renown Health

Choosing a Breast Pump That's Right for YouChoosing a breast pump can be a big challenge for new or expectant parents. There are so many options available and it can be a daunting task! First and foremost, consider “what is the purpose of the pump?” Many times the actual circumstances surrounding the breastfeeding process will dictate the type of pump you need to get the best results. Take into consideration things such as baby’s age, economics, if you’re pumping to establish an initial milk supply or augmenting a supply if you are away from baby, as well as how long you would like to pump.

Many breast pumps come with …

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Class Schedule: Nov. 30 – Dec. 6

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Class ScheduleJoin us at Breastfeeding Forum, every Tuesday and Thursday. Share stories with other moms on the same journey. For more information about Forums, contact The Lactation Connection at 775-982-5210.

Here’s a list of other classes and tours, the week of Nov. 30 through Dec. 7:

Baby & Family Suites Tour – Monday

Childbirth Education Series – Saturday

Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday  and Thursday

Click here for a complete list of classes and events

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Season’s Readings: Best Bedtime Stories for Kids

By , November 26th, 2015 | Children's Specialty Care, Parenting | 0 Comments

Bedtime stories have long been known to help prepare children for sleep. And while the time you spend cuddling with your kids and watching them become engrossed with a book is a priceless bonding moment, more and more studies are showing how beneficial reading with a parent is for children’s developing brains.


reading‘Tis the season for roaring fires, piping hot cocoa — and curling up with a good book.

And if you’re a parent, this often translates to a bedtime routine of reading a book to your child. Turns out, reading to your child is the gift that keeps on giving — quite literally.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children who …

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