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Elle Cover Shot Features Breastfeeding Supermodel

By , May 23rd, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Breastfeeding Cover PHotoAn Australian supermodel is turning heads – for all the right reasons.

Nicole Trunfio has been photographed breastfeeding her four-month-old son, Zion, for the subscriber cover of Elle Australia’s June issue.

In the editor’s letter, Justine Cullen wrote: “This wasn’t a contrived situation: Zion needed a feed, Nicole gave it to him, and when we saw how beautiful they looked we simply moved her onto the set. It was completely natural moment that resulted in a powerful picture.”

“When I saw the cover of me breastfeeding, which was unplanned and just natural, I teared up and thought, ‘Wow this is such a special moment where my worlds have collided’,” Trunfio said. “There’s the maternal …

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23May

Class Schedule

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Class ScheduleSign up for a class or support group to get ready for baby.

Here is our class schedule for the week of May 25 – 29.

Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday

Baby & Family Suites Tour – Thursday

Childbirth Education (all-in-a-day) Class – Saturday

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23May

Kids and Allergies: Can They Outgrow Them?

By , May 21st, 2015 | News, Nutrition, Safety | 0 Comments

Vanessa Slots, MD, Pediatrician, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics

Kids and AllergiesHave you ever been told you were allergic to something as a kid, but were too young to remember it? Or all throughout your childhood, your parents kept you away from certain foods like eggs, milk or nuts or wouldn’t let you get a puppy because your eyes would swell up or you broke out in hives.

This happens to many people. So why is it, years later, when you mistakenly eat something that has an “allergic ingredient” or pet a friend’s dog nothing happens?

You can outgrow your allergies.

“Allergies can certainly change as we age,” says Vanessa Slots, MD, Pediatrician at Renown Health.

According …

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