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The Magic of Milk: Preemies, Breastfeeding and Human Milk Donation

By , September 19th, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

My son’s birth five years ago—in fact, my entire first pregnancy—was a fairy tale narrative, of sorts, and it became the lens through which I viewed what had always been vague and mysterious to me: feeding babies. I experienced the usual anxiety about feeding him with milk that my body was (typically, agonizingly) slow to produce. But my milk came in, and he sucked and grew. It never occurred to me to wonder: what would I do if it didn’t? But following the harrowing birth of my daughter this past February, I realized that for many babies, especially preemies, it’s a matter of life and death. And I learned, through 51 days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) …

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19Sep

See What’s New at The Lactation Connection

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See What's New at The Lactation Connection Every Mom loves a sale! Now through the end of September, The Lactation Connection is offering 25% off all nursing tops.

 

The Lactation Connection is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located in The Shops at Renown at Renown Regional Medical Center.

 

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19Sep

Hope to See You This Week at Breastfeeding Forum!

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Hope to See You This Week at Breastfeeding Forum! Forum is a great place for breastfeeding moms to find support, exchange experiences and discuss any concerns you might have.

We meet every Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. in the Capri Conference Room at Renown South Meadows Medical Center and now every Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon at The Lactation Connection at Renown Regional Medical Center.

For more information, call The Lactation Connection at 982-5210.

See our calendar for a full listing of breastfeeding and childbirth education classes and events.

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19Sep