Class Schedule – Nov. 2 – Nov. 8

By , October 30th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Holiday ScheduleJoin us at Breastfeeding Forum, every Tuesday and Thursday. Share stories with other moms on the same journey. For more information about Forums, contact The Lactation Connection at 775-982-5210.

Here’s a list of other classes and tours, the week of Nov. 2  through Nov. 8

Baby & Family Suites Tour – Monday,  Thursday and Sunday

Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday

Childbirth Education Class – Saturday

Breastfeeding Beyond the Basics — Sunday

Our Introduction to Solids Class is just around the corner!

The class is led by a Registered Dietitian who answers all of your questions as you start this next phase in your baby’s life. Whether …

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Tips to Help Calm Halloween Fears

By , October 29th, 2015 | Holiday, Parenting | 0 Comments

Calm Children's FearsFor children already afraid of the dark and things that go bump in the night, Halloween can be a nightmare. Handle their fears the right way, and October 31 can still be fun for the entire family.

Masks, haunted houses, witches, ghosts and ghouls — it all spells Halloween, and what could be more fun, right?

Try telling that to a 4-year-old who’s afraid to sleep alone and believes monsters live under the bed.

According to Elaine Kudnik, nurse practitioner with Renown Health, it is common for younger children to express Halloween fears — being afraid of monsters, the dark or really anything out of the norm. “This fits in line with normal …

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Nurses Reunite with NICU Babies During Annual Picnic

By , October 27th, 2015 | Children's Specialty Care, Events, Infant Care, Patient Stories | 0 Comments

The Renown Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) recently held its annual Graduation Picnic at Pickett Park, an event that both staff and families look forward to attending every year. Hear why the Renown NICU is such an important place for so many Nevadans.

They came in all sizes, with their families, to visit with the nurses who took care of them during a critical time of life. Nurses at Renown Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) recently held their annual Graduation Picnic at Pickett Park, which just keeps growing in attendance.

Picnic Organizer and NICU Transport Nurse Melissa Forry, RN, bubbles, “It’s great to have that moment when you say ‘they’ve gotten so big’. Lots of hugs and tears, and photo …

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