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“Great Start” Breastfeeding Class

By , January 24th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Great Start Breastfeeding ClassGet off to a “great start” with our Great Start: Breastfeeding (Back to the Basics) class. New moms or moms-to-be will learn latching and positioning techniques, how to establish or increase an abundant milk supply and more.

Class is held the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30-9 p.m. at Renown Regional Medical Center. Cost is $20. Register online.

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24Jan

The Ultimate Gift: 2-Year-Old to Receive Mother’s Kidney Donation

By , January 20th, 2015 | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Children's Specialty Care, Events, News, Patient Stories | 0 Comments

“I don’t think about it. I don’t think of me. I’m nervous about taking her kidneys out, not mine,” Kristen Baker says about her daughter Eloise’s upcoming surgery.

Eloise BakerIn February, 2-year-old Eloise Baker will have both of her kidneys removed in preparation for her upcoming kidney transplant. The removal process will increase her protein levels before the transplant — which can take four to six weeks to rise.

If all goes as scheduled, Eloise will receive her mother Kristen’s kidney in April.

“I don’t think about it. I don’t think of me. I’m nervous about taking her kidneys out, not mine,” admits Kristen. “I pray every day that everything will be a go.”

The Bakers …

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20Jan

Tune in to #36HoursForKids

By , January 17th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

36 Hours for Kids RadiothonJanuary 22-23 is the #36HoursForKids Radiothon, broadcast live by Alice 96.5 with proceeds benefiting Renown Children’s Hospital.

This annual radiothon celebrates our patients and their families. Hear extraordinary stories – from the miracle of birth to teens giving back to those who need it most. Learn how you can give back.

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