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Plan Ahead to Prepare for Work and Breastfeeding

By , October 17th, 2014 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Plan Ahead to Prepare for Work and BreastfeedingRobin Hollen, RN, IBCLC and Jean Hixon, RN, IBCLC, Renown Health

Balancing breastfeeding your infant with returning to work after giving birth can be difficult. Fortunately, you can do both with a little planning.

Some employers offer on-site daycare services so moms can have their babies with them; for the rest, it’s all about pumping with a breast pump in a secluded spot in their workplace.

Federal law states that employers must provide “a reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child for one year after the child’s birth, each time such employee has need to express the milk,” and that the …

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17Oct

See What’s New at The Lactation Connection

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20141017_140906_1Who doesn’t love a sale? Shop now at The Lactation Connection and take advantage of their 25% off children’s clothing sale.

This special offer, which runs through October 30, includes adorable girl and boy fashions and Thanksgiving- and Halloween-themed outfits.

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.

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17Oct

A Day in the Life of a Pediatrician

By , October 16th, 2014 | News, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

459874055Getting to know patients and their families and establishing relationships is of the utmost importance to Aleksandr Melikov, MD, a pediatrician at Renown Health.

Dr. Melikov shares some of the highlights from a recent shift to give us an insight into a typical day in the life of a Pediatrician.

6:30 a.m.
I wake up, check the pager for any newborns that have been born overnight and assigned to me to visit.  Pager shows no newborns, so I have some time to jog in the neighborhood.

7 a.m.
Check my email, news, stock market.

7:30 a.m.
I shower, eat breakfast and help my boys to start their day.

8 a.m.
I drive to the office.

8:30 a.m.
I join my team for a short …

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