See You at Baby Expo 2015!

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

Baby ExpoThis is the last week to receive free tickets to the Reno Tahoe Baby Expo! (while quantities last)

Subscribe to Renown Scribbles, our Children’s Hospital blog, and receive two free tickets to the year’s biggest event for parents and parents-to-be. Baby Expo is next Sunday, May 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Grove.

Enjoy a day of education, shopping, giveaways, prizes and more! Be sure to visit our Lactation Connection table at the Renown Children’s Hospital booth for the latest information on our classes and support groups, and to check out the latest in breastfeeding supplies and adorable baby gifts.

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Class Schedule

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Class Schedule


Childbirth Education classes at Renown Children’s Hospital can help you and your family get ready for baby.

Here is a list of classes for the week of May 11 to 17. For a full schedule,



Baby & Family Suites Tours – Monday and Thursday

Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday

A New Beginning – Tuesday

The Joy of Parenthood (Newborn Care) – Wednesday

Breastfeeding: The Next Phases – Friday

Baby Expo 2015 – Sunday




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Potty Training 101

By , May 5th, 2015 | Parenting, Toddler Care | 0 Comments

Chelsea Wicks, MD, Pediatrician, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics

Potty TrainingPotty training can be a very exciting and stressful time, both for the parents and the child! Most children should be developmentally ready to be fully potty trained during the day (nighttime wetting is a whole different ball game) by the age of three years old. The reason it happens at this age is because the child begins to realize they have some control.

Unfortunately, it’s that realization that can turn it into a power struggle between the child and parent! Most children will start to show some signs they are ready such as letting you know when the diaper is wet or going …

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