The Miracle Month of May

By , April 17th, 2014 | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Foundation, News, Promotion | 0 Comments

Kiemmy Boc, CMNH Coordinator, Renown Health Foundation



May is for Miracles!
And you can be part of it! Across the country, and here in northern Nevada, the month of May is dedicated to helping sick and injured kids receiving treatment at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH). Renown Children’s Hospital is the only CMN Hospital in northern Nevada.

Your support goes to purchasing medical equipment, research, training and helping families get the quality healthcare they need. Here’s how you can get involved:

Miracle Balloon Campaigns
Visit any Rite Aid, Chico’s FAS, Costco, Walmart or Sam’s Club and make a donation for a paper Miracle Balloon. Proceeds directly benefit your Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

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Beating the Bloat During Pregnancy

By , April 15th, 2014 | Pregnancy, Women's Health | 0 Comments

Tamsen Carson, PA, Renown Health

Unfortunately retaining fluid and having swollen ankles during pregnancy is very common and can be totally normal.  About 50-percent of pregnant women experience bloating or water retention.  It is usually the worst during your last trimester, but can really happen anytime during pregnancy.

The best thing to do when you see swollen ankles is to elevate your feet and drink a lot of water – it’s recommended you drink six- to-eight glasses of water a day. Sometimes, putting lemon in the water can help with the swelling as well.

If you are walking a lot, you will get swollen ankles, but don’t …

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Introducing…The Lactation Connection!

By , April 11th, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Like any expectant parent, we have been counting down to the arrival of our newest addition!

Welcome to The Lactation Connection blog! This is a place where moms and moms-to-be can receive the latest information on all-things breastfeeding – news, expert advice, tips, classes, events and more, all from a team of certified lactation consultants.

If you haven’t already, we invite you to take a moment to subscribe to The Lactation Connection blog. As a subscriber, you will receive a weekly email alerting you of our latest blog post. If you subscribe this month, you will automatically be entered to win a $100 gift card to The Lactation Connection retail store, located at …

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