The Importance of Prenatal Breastfeeding Education 

By , February 20th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

457135517Research shows breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity and duration can be increased with prenatal breastfeeding education. Regardless of form—individual, group or technology-based—education programs are effective in providing women with evidence-based breastfeeding information and guidance.

Taking an education class or scheduling a consultation with a lactation consultant can not only help answer any and all questions you have about breastfeeding ahead of time, it can also help calm your fears and prepare for the birth of your baby. Learning about what will happen immediately after the delivery of your baby – when skin-to-skin contact is initiated, hospital routines/tests, lactation support – will allow you to organize and plan ahead to make the most of your experience.

While …

Continue reading →


15 Healthy Snacks for the Breastfeeding Mom

By , | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

15 Healthy Snacks for the Breastfeeding Mom( It’s recommended that a breastfeeding mom consume 500 calories more than they would normally consume.

Here are 15 healthy snack ideas!

Read more.


Continue reading →


Join us for IHOP National Pancake Day!

By , February 19th, 2015 | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, News | 0 Comments

Tuesday, March 3 is IHOP National Pancake Day – enjoy a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes for a small donation at all participating IHOP locations in northern Nevada.

All proceeds on this day benefit your northern Nevada Children’s Miracle Network HospitalRenown Children’s Hospital!
2015_Pancake Day_Infographic_FINAL

Continue reading →