Category Archives: Nutrition

Infant CPR & Nutrition Chat

From 11  – 12 noon we are offering an overview of Infant CPR, courtesy of the University of Utah Medical Center.  Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere.  How ready are you?

120px-Romanesco_BroccoliAnd since it’s Wednesday, let’s Ask an RD!  Bring your nutrition questions, big or small, on behalf of anyone in the family.  Come quiz the registered dietition in the Cafe from 3 – 5 pm while you take a break in a rocker.

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Myths of Breastfeeding, Ask an RD

We’re dispelling Myths of Breastfeeding from 11 am until 12 noon.  Bring your questions and queries for a satisfying round of myth-busting and truth-telling.

106px-Tomato-globalIt’s Wednesday and that means it’s time to Ask an RD.  Bring questions about nutrition, for any member of the family, from 3 to 5 pm.

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Reading Circle, Hot Topics, & RD

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Time for

Reading Circle!

Come to the Cafe with your little listeners for some wonderful picture books about toddler priorities — babies and nursing and staying close to Mom and Dad.  Discover new books and old favorites that illustrate moments of everyday importance in your family’s life.  Wouldn’t your budding reader love a story about nursing and cuddling?  Reading Circle will take place 11-11:30 am in the Cafe, along with the rest of today’s events.

Local family practice physician, Jay Moreland MD IBCLC, visits from 2 – 3 pm to chat about Hot Topics in breastfeeding.  What’s the buzz in lactation circles?  Come find out, and feel free to bring a few hot topics of your own!  (Have you seen the press this week on the  new research indicating breastfeeding protects women with a family history of breast cancer?  Check it out here and come to the Cafe to chat about the many ways breastfeeding protects your family!)

And since it’s Wednesday, we will have a registered dietitian on tap from 3- 5 pm.  Keep those questions coming!

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Birth Prep, Baby Photos, & RD

Expecting a baby?  Please join us from 10 – 11 am for a discussion of Birth Practices, offered by a certified childbirth educator from the University of Utah Medical Center.

IMG_8179bwTimbra Wiist of Landslide Photography will offer a workshop on Photographing Your Baby today from 12 noon until 1pm.  Take a look at some of Timbra’s work at her project site, Bellies and Beyond: “the journey of motherhood.” This a great session for moms, dads, grandparents and favorite aunts!  Bring your camera — and your favorite photographic subject.  Babies can be any age, awake or asleep!

While you’re here, enjoy the photographs on display and consider adding one of your own.  Landslide Photography is hosting a friendly competition of nursing photos throughout this year’s Breastfeeding Cafe.  Bring in your own snapshots and portraits of nursing babes and tots to enter — we want to see everyday shots of nursing families.  If your entry is selected you will receive a Alani 2 xphoto session with Timbra.  Your entry should be a breastfeeding photo but the photo session could be with family, your expectant belly, maybe a sitting with sisters or your own mother.  Perhaps you have a sentimental photo of your own nursing days to share!

Good nutrition begins with breastfeeding but doesn’t end there!  Please join us from 4-5 pm when we will have a registered dietitian (RD) on hand to answer questions on nutrition.  Taking care of mother and child is always a concern, but feel free to ask questions about diet at any age.   Throughout the month we will have a registered dietitian at the ready every Wednesday afternoon.  Ask an RD!

Today’s events are all  in the Cafe so drop in and join the conversation!

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