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Celebrating Together

By , March 27th, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Celebration Congratulations to Emily Simonian Murdoch, the third and final winner of a $50 gift card to The Lactation Connection!  Emily shared with us that her family is celebrating her son Brayden’s first words and soon his first birthday!

Thank you to everyone who shared their family’s celebrations as we celebrated our first anniversary at The Lactation Connection! We received so many wonderful photos and precious stories of milestones– we love meeting new families and hearing from those we’ve met and supported in their breastfeeding journeys.

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27Mar

Just Pump and Dump?

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Robin Hollen, RN, IBCLC

Just pump and dump?Those first weeks of breastfeeding can challenging…but then you “get it” and those weary days melt away. You and your baby are enjoying breastfeeding and it’s a wonderful feeling.

What if you had been putting off a medical procedure, or you have an unexpected procedure come up?  When you are told you’ll need to “pump and dump” for x hours/days after the procedure, your first thought may be back to those first difficult days of breastfeeding.

The good news is that it is often not necessary to stop breastfeeding because you are taking a medication or having a surgical procedure done. The breast’s milk ducts are an effective …

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27Mar

Class Schedule

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Class ScheduleExpecting? Getting ready for baby is one of the most important things you can do! Renown Children’s Hospital is here to help you prepare with more than dozen classes and events to support and educate moms-to-be and families.

Here are our upcoming classes for the week of March 30 to April 5:

Baby & Family Suites Tour – Monday and Thursday
Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday
Breastfeeding: Beyond the Basics – Wednesday

 
Click here for a full schedule of upcoming classes and events.

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27Mar