See What’s New at The Lactation Connection

By , September 5th, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

See What's New at The Lactation Connection The Lactation Connection is having back-to-back sales this month on select clothing items for mom and baby.

  • September 3-16: Select baby and children’s clothing, 40% off
  • September 17-30: Breastfeeding tops, 25% off

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 to make an appointment.

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Top 10 Breastfeeding Duties for Dad

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Top 10 Breastfeeding Duties for DadThere are many ways Dad can help the nursing process that don’t require milk ducts. Here is a clear list of breastfeeding duties for Dad that you can print out and hand to your partner before the baby comes.

  1.  Learn about breastfeeding. The first step to helping in any situation is understanding what you’re dealing with. Read a breastfeeding book or better yet, go with your wife to a breastfeeding class. Not only will this help you understand the basic terms that are now the center of your wife’s universe (like colostrum, latch, foremilk, and let-down) but it will show your wife how much you care about her …

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Let Them Sleep In: Docs Want Later Sleep Times for Teens

By , September 4th, 2014 | News, Teens | 0 Comments

Let Them Sleep In: Docs Want Later Sleep Times for TeensYour teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn’t have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pediatrics says.

“The research is clear that adolescents who get enough sleep have a reduced risk of being overweight or suffering depression, are less likely to be involved in automobile accidents, and have better grades, higher standardized test scores and an overall better quality of life,” says Dr. Judith Owens, director of sleep medicine at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, who led the team that wrote the group’s policy statement on …

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