Nevada Breastfeeding Calendar

By , October 2nd, 2015 | The Lactation Connection | 0 Comments

Nevada Breastfeeds CalendarWould you like to be included in Nevada’s 2016 Breastfeeding calendar? The Nevada Statewide Breastfeeding Program is looking for photos of women engaging in breastfeeding in all forms: traditional breastfeeding, pumping, use of supplemental nutrition systems, breastfeeding multiples, tandem and toddlers and feeding donor milk.

The goal of this project is to authentically and positively represent breastfeeding in Nevada. The calendar will be distributed to hospitals, physician offices, WIC clinics, local health departments and other sites throughout Nevada to support moms and normalize breastfeeding.

Photos will be accepted until Friday October 9 at 5 p.m. For more information and photo requirements, call 775-684-4270 or visit

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Class Schedule

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Class ScheduleWe have a busy week of classes at Renown Children’s Hospital! Register today to attend a class, tour or forum.

October 5 -11:

Baby & Family Suites Tour – Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday

Breastfeeding: Beyond the Basics – Wednesday and Sunday

Sibling Class – Saturday

Childbirth Education (All-in-a-Day class) – Sunday

Click here for a complete list of classes and events.

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ER vs Urgent Care

By , October 1st, 2015 | News, Safety, Uncategorized | 0 Comments

ER vs Urgent CareWhen faced with a medical crisis, it can be tough to know if it’s best to take your child to the emergency room or an urgent care facility.

Knowing where to go is important so your child receives the best and quickest treatment if they are injured or seriously ill.

Take your child to the ER for the following:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Asthma or severe shortage of breath
  • Fever (infants less than two months old)
  • Choking or poisoning
  • Coughing up or vomiting blood
  • Fainting, confusion or seizures
  • Fractures or broken bones
  • Head injuries
  • Severe bleeding

If you have a true emergency, go straight to the ER or call 911.

If you determine your child’s condition isn’t life-threatening but needs to be taken care …

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