Chris Marlo, Childbirth Educator, Renown Children’s Hospital
You may have heard recently that swaddling your baby could cause hip problems such as hip dysplasia. Many parents today all over the world turn to the practice of swaddling (wrapping the baby up tightly in a blanket to mimic the feeling of being in the womb). This technique is typically used to calm a fussy baby during the first few months of life.
There is a right and wrong way to swaddle. Conventional swaddling can involve binding almost the whole body, including the lower limbs. There is a safe swaddling technique which is any swaddlingthat allows the legs to bend up …
Looking for something to do with the family this holiday season? Here are some of the family-friendly holiday events in your northern Nevada neighborhood.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
The Summit – Plaza next to Vans and Tilly’s
Join us to kick off a joyous holiday season with Mr. and Mrs. Claus in the Plaza. There will be local entertainment, Santa’s arrival, hot cocoa, giveaways, the tree-lighting and a grand fireworks show.
Silver & Snowflakes Festival of Lights
Friday, December 6, 2013
Downtown Carson City
Festivities begin on the Capitol grounds, where the State trees will be lit, Santa and Mrs. Claus will give out candy canes and the Carson City 5th …
Jaime Gardner, MD, Child Psychiatrist, Renown Behavioral Health
Death or loss of a pet can be a major event in a child’s life. Children and adults alike often see their pet as a member of the family. Children especially can find solace and “understanding” from an unconditionally loving dog, cat and even the goldfish. Their vivid imaginations can bring to life a conversation they are having with their pet about a problem at school or a pesky sibling. It is therefore understandable that the death of a pet can be heart breaking.
Of course as parents and caretakers, we cringe at the …