Helpful Resources for Families
The following resources are available for pregnant women and new mothers,
including those who are breastfeeding.
Partners for Healthy Babies connects moms to pregnancy resources, services and information. Call 1-800-251-BABY (2229).
Nurse Family Partnership provides home visiting services from a nurse to support first-time moms
throughout pregnancy and until baby’s second birthday. Call 1-800-251-BABY
(2229) for more information.
Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition provides breastfeeding information and resources for mothers, families
Louisiana WIC is a special supplemental nutrition program for pregnant, breastfeeding
and postpartum women, infants and children under 5 years old. It provides
nutritional services, breastfeeding support and supplemental food. WIC
will schedule a clinic visit as soon as possible after delivery to breastfeeding
moms and their infants to provide timely breastfeeding support. To locate
a WIC clinic near you, please call 1-800-251-BABY (2229) or visit
Louisiana Department of Health.
You can contact your local agency at:
- Tangipahoa Parish Health Unit, Hammond: (985) 543-4165
- Tangipahoa Parish Health Unit, Amite: (985) 748-2020
- Livingston Parish Health Unit: (225) 686-7017
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Breastfeeding education and resources for unplanned pregnancies. Call (985) 542-0492.
Breastfeeding education and pump rentals. Call (985) 543-0177.
Join our class to learn more about breastfeeding. For dates and times of
classes, call (985) 230-7777.
We offer breastfeeding support during and after your stay. Call (985) 230-6415
to speak with a lactation consultant.