What You Should Know About Teething and Breastfeeding

By , October 23rd, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Robin Hollen, RN, IBCLC

Baby TeethingEven though many breastfeeding babies have teeth, most don’t bite while nursing. Babies’ first teeth usually come through at about six months, some take longer and some babies are even born with teeth.

If your baby does begin biting, here are a few key things to know about preventing or stopping your baby from biting:

Why babies bite: Babies bite for one primary reason – they are teething and they are finished eating, consequently they move to teething. If you tend to leave them at the breast while you finish whatever task may be at-hand or assume they need more time, they choose to start to teeth — at …

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Class Schedule

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Class 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 October 26 through Nov. 2.

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Spooktacular and Safe Trick-or-Treat Events

By , October 22nd, 2015 | Events, Holiday, Parenting, Safety | 0 Comments

ThinkstockPhotos-513606355_halloweenevents_1015_useAre you looking for a fun alternative to the traditional trick-or-treating through your neighborhood? Or, do you want to make sure your little ghosts and goblins have safe Halloween fun?  Look no further!  We’ve gathered a list of local events and activities the entire family will enjoy, as well as tips to keep your kids safe.

Saturday, October 24 
The Discovery’s 5th Annual Trick-or-Treat
The Discovery Museum
490 S. Center Street, Reno; 775-786-1000
Members: 3 to 5 p.m.
General Admission: 5 to 8 p.m.
Admission: $2 members; $3 nonmembers

Visit the museum in costume and trick-or-treat from gallery to gallery. There will be spooky science demos and treats for everyone.

Sunday, October 25

Victorian Square, Sparks
11 a.m. …

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