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Breastfeeding Headaches

By , April 25th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

There are two basic types of headaches that occur while you’re breastfeeding. One type happens at the beginning of the feeding because of a surge in oxytocin that causes milk to “let down.”

The second type of headache is when the breast becomes too full and becomes engorged. The good news with this second type is that the headache will usually go away when you nurse or pump.

Many women suffer from these headaches during the early stages of breastfeeding, when the breastmilk is just coming in. The headaches tend to lessen as baby gets older.

To treat a headache, it’s best to avoid medication because the baby will be taking whatever you take through …

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25Apr

Baby Expo – May 17

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Baby Expo The annual Reno Tahoe Baby Expo arrives a bit early this year. The event for parents and parents-to-be is set for Sunday, May 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Grove.

Get ready for fun, education, giveaways, prizes and more! If you’re expecting or just delivered your bundle of joy, be sure to drop by our booth to talk to our healthcare team of professionals who can answer your questions.

Purchase Tickets.

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25Apr

Class Schedule

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Class ScheduleWe’re wrapping up the month of April with a busy week of educational classes for parents and parents-to-be. Here’s a quick list of what’s on our schedule the week of April 27 through May 3.

Baby & Family Suites Tour – Monday, Thursday and Sunday

Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday

Introduction to Solids Class – Thursday

Breastfeeding (Beyond the Basics) Class – Sunday

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25Apr