New Event: Baby Bump & Mingle!

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Baby Bump & MingleParents-to-be are invited to our inaugural Baby Bump & Mingle event Sunday, June 28, at Renown Regional Medical Center.

Meet pediatricians, sign up for a childbirth education class, visit with our board-certified lactation consultants or browse the latest sale at The Lactation Connection. This free event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Shops at Renown at Renown Regional Medical Center.

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Study: Breastfeeding May Help Prevent Childhood Leukemia

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Breastfeeding StudyA new survey shows breastfeeding may reduce a baby’s risk of developing childhood leukemia.

Researchers report that children and teens who were breast-fed for more than six months were 19% less likely to be diagnosed with leukemia, compared with kids who nursed for six months or less.

Leukemia is the most common type of childhood cancer. Cancer is the number two cause of death among children under the age of 15.

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Class Schedule

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Class ScheduleExpecting another baby? Bring your son or daughter to our Sibling Class Saturday, June 13, and learn how to get the whole family involved and excited about the new addition.

Sibling Class and many other classes and support groups are offered at Renown Children’s Hospital.

Here’s a look at our class schedule the week of June 8-14.

Baby & Family Suites Tours – Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday

The Joy of Parenthood/Newborn Care – Wednesday and Saturday

Sibling Class – Saturday

Breastfeeding: Beyond the Basics – Sunday

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