Menu

Are you Following us on Pinterest?

By , July 17th, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

The Lactation Connection has launched its Pinterest board dedicated to all things breastfeeding! Follow us for timely news and health information on breastfeeding, and to see what other moms are pinning.

Continue reading →

17Jul

Breastfeeding Forum

By , | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Hope to see you this week at Forum! It’s 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.

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.

Continue reading →

17Jul

Back-to-School Checklist: Don’t Forget Immunizations

By , July 15th, 2014 | Events, News, Safety | 0 Comments

Backpack? Check. School supplies? Check. New fall jacket? Check.

Did you remember to put immunizations on that back-to-school list? If not, do it now.

All students entering the Washoe County School District in August must comply with Nevada State Law requiring vaccinations.

“Nevada State Law (NRS 392.435 & NAC 392.105) requires that students be immunized for diptheria, tetanus, and pertussis; measles, mumps and rubella (MMR); varicella (unless they have had the chickenpox); Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B; and polio for school admittance,” says Dana Balchunas, Washoe County School District’s director of student health services.

This includes, students enrolling for the first time in a Nevada public school — …

Continue reading →

15Jul