Subscribe to Renown Scribbles, our Children’s Hospital blog, and receive two free tickets to the Reno Tahoe Baby Expo! (while quantities last) The annual event for parents and parents-to-be is Sunday, May 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Grove.
Enjoy a day of education, shopping, giveaways, prizes and more! Be sure to visit our Lactation Connection table at the Renown Children’s Hospital booth for the latest information on our classes and support groups, and to check out the latest in breastfeeding supplies and adorable baby gifts.
A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows women who breastfeed their babies and later develop breast cancer are less likely to have the cancer return or to die from it than women who do not breastfeed.
The study of over 1,600 women with breast cancer, those who breastfed had a 30% overall decreased risk of their breast cancer recurring and a 28% reduced risk of dying from their breast cancer.
We welcome the month of May with a full slate of classes and support groups. Here’s a look at the schedule for the week of May 4 through May 8.
Baby & Family Suites Tour – Monday and Thursday
Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday
Breastfeeding: Beyond the Basics – Wednesday
Sibling Class – Saturday
The Joy of Parenthood/Newborn Care – Saturday