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Getting Back into a School Routine

By , August 5th, 2014 | Events, News, Nutrition, Parenting, Teens | 0 Comments

Chelsea Wicks, MD, Renown Medical Group Pediatrics

As our kids head back to school, we all struggle to get back into the routine. Getting the kids up in the morning, trying to get breakfast in before they leave, making sure they have lunch. It can be very stressful. However, these things are vital to making sure our kids stay healthy and have the opportunity to excel in school.

In my opinion, the two most important things we can do as parents as we get back into the swing of things is ensure our kids have enough sleep and good, balanced meals.

One relatively easy way to know if your …

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Celebrating Breastfeeding

By , August 1st, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

A big thanks to everyone for their support of the Liquid Gold 5K event this weekend in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week.

Earlier this year, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a proclamation marking the month of August 2014 as “Breastfeeding Awareness Month” in the state of Nevada.

This designation allows us a moment to stop and consider all the accomplishments of the northern Nevada families that choose to breastfeed. We thank you for allowing us to help you in your journey, and we salute our team of certified lactation consultants who have the passion and expertise to make a difference.

Learn more about World Breastfeeding Week.

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1Aug

New Breastfeeding App Offers Solutions

By , | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Our Lactation team gives thumbs up to a new breastfeeding smartphone app developed by certified lactation consultant Nancy Mohrbacher.

The Breastfeeding Solutions app, usually $4.99, is free in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week (through August 7), and can help you navigate your breastfeeding questions.

Learn more.

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