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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 and communities.

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

Community Resources

Text4baby.org

FREE texts on prenatal care, baby health, parenting and more.

LABreastfeedingSupport.org

Zip code search of breastfeeding resources and more.

Restoration House

Breastfeeding education and resources for unplanned pregnancies. Call (985) 542-0492.

Lactation Connection

Breastfeeding education and pump rentals. Call (985) 543-0177.

Hospital Resources

Breastfeeding Class

Join our class to learn more about breastfeeding. For dates and times of classes, call (985) 230-7777.

Lactation Consultations

We offer breastfeeding support during and after your stay. Call (985) 230-6415 to speak with a lactation consultant.

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