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See What’s New at The Lactation Connection

By , July 2nd, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Keep track of baby’s pacifier in style with the Liberty of London pacifier clips by Natursutten. The clips are made with Liberty of London’s ecotex fabric on the front and organic cotton on the back. Each design has a matching crochet flower and wooden clip.

The Lactation Connection is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located in The Shops at Renown at Renown Regional Medical Center.

Private lactation consultations are also offered with our board-certified lactation consultants. Call 982-5210 or visit www.renown.org/TheLactationConnection to make an appointment.

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Beat the Heat: How to Recognize Dehydration and Heat Exhaustion

By , July 1st, 2014 | News, Parenting, Safety | 0 Comments

As temperatures rise in the Truckee Meadows this summer, it’s important for parents to be able to recognize dehydration and heat exhaustion in children. Though it varies based on the age and size of a child, kids in general have greater surface area to body mass ratio so they lose fluids faster than adults.

Here are a few tips to ensure your child stays hydrated:

  • Whenever your child mentions they’re thirsty have them drink. Typically this should be every 30-60 minutes.
  • Hydrate your child with clear fluids (anything you can read the newspaper or a magazine through). These fluids will …

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