Three Tips to Working and Breastfeeding

By , July 9th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Tips to breastfeeding and workingThe thought, or decision, to go back to work after having a baby can not only be an emotional one but if you’re still breastfeeding, it can also be nerve-wracking.

Here are three tips to help you be successful when you return to the job:

1. Get baby ready – Since you’ll be at work, your baby will be drinking from a bottle, so be sure to practice with him/her before you head back to the office.

Once you are working again, nurse your baby at home before you leave for work (even if you have to wake them up!) and as soon as you return home. This is a great way …

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Introducing Baby to Solid Foods

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 Introduction to Solid FoodsIf you’re weaning or thinking of weaning your baby from the breast, let’s talk about your next options and what’s best for baby and your family.

We invite you to attend our Introduction to Solids class, Thursday, July 30, 12:15 p.m. at The Lactation Connection, inside Renown Regional Medical Center.

A registered dietician will lead the class and answer all of your questions as you start this next phase in your baby’s life. Whether you want to start with pureed baby foods or explore baby led weaning, we’ve got it covered.

For more information or to register call 775-982-5210.

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Class Schedule

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Class ScheduleWe’re offering eight different classes and/or support groups this coming week.

Here’s a look at what’s on the schedule the week of July 13-19.

Baby & Family Suites Tour – Monday, Thursday, Saturday

Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday

A New Beginning (Postpartum Care) – Tuesday

Infant CPR & Choking Class – Wednesday

Breastfeeding: The Next Phases – Thursday

Sibling Class – Saturday

The Joy of Parenthood – Saturday

Childbirth Education (All-in-a-Day Class) – Sunday

Click here for a complete class/event calendar listing.

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