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Helpful Resources for Families

The following resources are available for pregnant women and mothers.

Resources at North Oaks

Breastfeeding Class
Attend our class to learn more about breastfeeding. For dates and times of classes, call (985) 230-7777 or visit the class calendar here.

Lactation Consultations
We offer breastfeeding support during and after your stay. Call (985) 230-6415 to speak with a lactation consultant or click here for more details.

Nutrition Services
North Oaks registered dietitians offer nutritional counseling to address prenatal dietary needs and manage gestational diabetes. Call (985) 230-6332 to speak with a registered dietitian. For appointments, contact your doctor for a referral.
Download our Daily Blood Sugar and Diet Log (pdf) here.

Community Resources

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

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

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