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Returning to School – Restarting Your Child’s Pre-Summer Sleep Schedule

By , July 30th, 2015 | Events, Parenting | 0 Comments

Back-to-School Check ListElaine Cudnik, APRN, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics

With summer vacation coming to an end, so are the nights of staying up late and sleeping in.  Experts know sleep is vital to school performance, the ability for your child to concentrate and can contribute to behavior problems as well.

Now is time to get your little ones ready for school and  back into the routine of waking up early. We have some tips on how to make it happen:

  1. Gradually shift bedtimes back—If your child has been staying up late this summer their internal clock is out of sync. In order to reset the clock, we suggest gradually moving back your child’s bedtime …

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30Jul

Miracle Treat Day 2015

By , July 28th, 2015 | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, News | 0 Comments

Indulge your sweet tooth and make a difference in the life of a child.

Celebrate Miracle Treat Day, July 30, at Dairy Queen. $1 or more from every Blizzard treat purchased at participating DQ stores will be donated to Renown Children’s Hospital, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

Miracle Treat Day

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28Jul

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7

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World Breastfeeding WeekIt’s World Breastfeeding Week – a time to celebrate and support breastfeeding worldwide. This year, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) is calling for global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work. Whether a woman is working in a formal, non-formal or home setting, it is necessary that she is empowered in claiming her and her baby’s right to breastfeed.

We’ve come a long way in the last 22 years, but this year’s theme is revisiting the 1993 World Breastfeeding Week campaign on the Mother-Friendly Workplace Initiative.

For more information on what you can do to support this breastfeeding initiative, visit www.worldbreastfeedingweek.org.

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