Preteen Vaccinations

By , February 24th, 2015 | News, Safety, Teens | 0 Comments

The best way to protect your teen or preteen from serious diseases is to make sure they have received the recommended vaccines for their age group. As pediatrician Dr. Chelsea Wicks explains, some vaccinations are required in Nevada for kids entering the 7th grade.

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The Importance of Prenatal Breastfeeding Education 

By , February 20th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

457135517Research shows breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity and duration can be increased with prenatal breastfeeding education. Regardless of form—individual, group or technology-based—education programs are effective in providing women with evidence-based breastfeeding information and guidance.

Taking an education class or scheduling a consultation with a lactation consultant can not only help answer any and all questions you have about breastfeeding ahead of time, it can also help calm your fears and prepare for the birth of your baby. Learning about what will happen immediately after the delivery of your baby – when skin-to-skin contact is initiated, hospital routines/tests, lactation support – will allow you to organize and plan ahead to make the most of your experience.

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15 Healthy Snacks for the Breastfeeding Mom

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15 Healthy Snacks for the Breastfeeding Mom( It’s recommended that a breastfeeding mom consume 500 calories more than they would normally consume.

Here are 15 healthy snack ideas!

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