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Well-Ahead Louisiana Community Resource Guide

Populated by Louisiana residents, the Community Resource Guide provides local resources for topics such as breastfeeding, diabetes prevention and management, health screenings, healthy eating, heart disease, physical activity, stress management, and tobacco cessation.

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Acadia Parish Community Clinic WIC Program

200 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne, LA 70578

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Acadian Medical Center Lactation Education

3501 US-190, Eunice, LA 70535

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American Legion Hospital Breastfeeding Classes

1634 Elton Road, Jennings, LA 70546

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Art of Breastfeeding

1202 South Tyler Street, Covington, LA 70433

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Bienville Medical Center WIC Breastfeeding Support

1285 Pine Street, Suite 102, Arcadia, LA 71101

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Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Club

2920 Round Grove Lane, Shreveport, LA 71107

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Breastfeeding and Beyond

1001 Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA 70458

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Cameron Parish Health Unit WIC Breastfeeding Support

107 Recreation Center Lane, Cameron, LA 70631

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Drop in Fridays for Breastfeeding Moms

3457 Highway 190, Mandeville, LA 70471

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Family Road Breastfeeding Basics

323 East Airport Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Glenwood Medical Mall Breastfeeding Class

102 Thomas Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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La Leche League of Bossier Breastfeeding Support Group

3950 Waynes Avenue, Bossier City, LA 71112

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La Leche League of Lake Charles Breastfeeding Support Group

1900 W. Gauthier Road, Guth Education Room 2, Lake Charles, LA 70605

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La Leche League of Monroe

601 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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La Leche League of Ruston

151 Camillia Circle, Ruston, LA 71270

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La Leche League of St. Tammany Breastfeeding Support Group

1505 North Florida Street, Suite B, Covington, LA 70433

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La Leche League of Winnsboro

705 Prairie Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295

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Lafayette General Breastfeeding Classes

1214 Coolidge Street, Lafayette, LA 70503

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Lafayette General Milk Bank Depot

1214 Coolidge Street, Lafayette, LA 70503

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Memorial Hospital for Women Breastfeeding Class

1900 West Gauthier Road, Guth Education Room 2, Lake Charles, LA 70605

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Acadia Parish Community Clinic WIC Program

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a supplemental nutrition program providing pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants, and children (under 5 years old) with nutritious foods and nutrition information.  Foods provided may include infant formulas, cereal, and juice as well as milk, cheese, eggs and other nutritious foods.  WIC is available for Louisiana residents who …

200 Frog Festival Drive, Rayne, LA 70578
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Acadian Medical Center Lactation Education

Acadian Medical Hospital offers FREE lactation/breastfeeding classes for any mother interested in learning more about breastfeeding. The class is held on the second Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the FIRST floor of Acadian Medical Center and is lead by a Lactation Specialist. All participants must register in advance by calling Phyllis Faul …

3501 US-190, Eunice, LA 70535
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American Legion Hospital Breastfeeding Classes

American Legion Hospital in Jennings offers free prenatal and follow up post-partum breastfeeding classes. The classes are taught by Sarah Deese, RN IBCLC, a board certified lactation consultant. For more information on the classes you can call the OB/GYN Clinic of JALH at (337) 824-6150. Dr. Krystle Baker, an OB/GYN specialist with the OB/GYN Clinic of …

1634 Elton Road, Jennings, LA 70546
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Art of Breastfeeding

Art of Breastfeeding is an education and support group hosted by St. Tammany Parish Hospital. Parents will learn how to establish a breastfeeding routine that will enable them to use their breastfeeding skills with confidence; facilitating a positive and successful breastfeeding experience. This is a FREE series of two classes on Monday nights 6:30-8:30 p.m. 2018 Class …

1202 South Tyler Street, Covington, LA 70433
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Bienville Medical Center WIC Breastfeeding Support

One of the primary goals of the Louisiana WIC program is to improve the health status of infants by encouraging WIC mothers to breastfeed their infants.  Since its beginning in 1974, the WIC program continues to promote breastfeeding as the optimal feeding choice for most infants. The gift of breastfeeding will provide a healthy start for your …

1285 Pine Street, Suite 102, Arcadia, LA 71101
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Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Club

All Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers Welcome! 2nd Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. *Dates/Times subject to change. FREE mother-led breastfeeding support. Enjoy fellowship, sisterhood and support. Bring your baby, older children, and supportive partner. Share your breastfeeding experiences and learn from other mothers in a welcoming community setting. Also enjoy a FREE meal and door prizes!

2920 Round Grove Lane, Shreveport, LA 71107
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Breastfeeding and Beyond

Slidell Memorial Hospital offers Breastfeeding and Beyond, a mother-to-mother support group. This group includes informal discussion led by a Slidell Memorial Hospital lactation consultant. Moms and babies are welcome—no dads, please! Light snacks will be served. 

1001 Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA 70458
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Cameron Parish Health Unit WIC Breastfeeding Support

Cameron Parish Health Unit offers breastfeeding support for WIC mothers choosing to breastfeed. Participants are provided information through counseling and educational materials.  Breastfeeding mothers also receive follow-up support through peer counselors. In addition, breastfeeding mothers can receive breast pumps, breast shells or nursing supplements to help support the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding mothers are eligible …

107 Recreation Center Lane, Cameron, LA 70631
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Drop in Fridays for Breastfeeding Moms

St. Tammany Parish Hospital Community Wellness Center is happy to announce “Drop in Fridays for Breastfeeding Moms.” Staff members are available to discuss and help with any issues you may be experiencing with breastfeeding. Just drop in for help! Services are provided by an Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice Certified Lactation Counselor. Hours are …

3457 Highway 190, Mandeville, LA 70471
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Family Road Breastfeeding Basics

Are you looking for an innovative seminar where you can learn how to get your breastfeeding relationship off to a great start? This series will offer you education, encouragement, and emotional support. You will earn valuable breastfeeding items that will help you Learn Mothering through Breastfeeding: Much more than Nutrition. Mom is welcome to bring …

323 East Airport Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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Glenwood Medical Mall Breastfeeding Class

This class is designed to teach moms the basics of breastfeeding, including getting started in the hospital, positioning and latching assessment, and breastfeeding management.  Classes are held the 2nd Monday of every month from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Admission is free. Classes are held at Glenwood Medical Mall.  Please use entrance 1. Please register at …

102 Thomas Road, West Monroe, LA 71291
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La Leche League of Bossier Breastfeeding Support Group

La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. All breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women interested in breastfeeding are welcome to come to our meetings or call our Leaders for breastfeeding help. We also provide health care professionals with continuing education opportunities …

3950 Waynes Avenue, Bossier City, LA 71112
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La Leche League of Monroe

La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. All breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women interested in breastfeeding are welcome to come to our meetings or call our Leaders for breastfeeding help. We also provide health care professionals with continuing education …

601 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291
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La Leche League of Ruston

La Leche League of Ruston provides mother-to-mother breastfeeding information and support. La Leche League Leaders are available by phone, email, or facebook to help with breastfeeding questions. Two meetings (morning and evening) are held each month. All women interested in breastfeeding are invited. Babies and expecting mothers are welcome. A lending library is available.  Topics …

151 Camillia Circle, Ruston, LA 71270
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La Leche League of St. Tammany Breastfeeding Support Group

Are you breastfeeding your baby? Are you pregnant and thinking about breastfeeding? Join the La Leche League whose primary goal is Mother-to-Mother Support. FREE meetings are held the first Friday of every month at the St. Tammany Parish Hospital Parenting Center.

1505 North Florida Street, Suite B, Covington, LA 70433
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La Leche League of Winnsboro

La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. All breastfeeding mothers and pregnant women interested in breastfeeding are welcome to come to our meetings or call our Leaders for breastfeeding help. We also provide health care professionals with continuing education …

705 Prairie Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295
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Lafayette General Breastfeeding Classes

Are you planning on breastfeeding your infant? If so the Lafayette General is offering General Breastfeeding Classes that may be of interest to you. The classes will cover a variety of topics including breastfeeding techniques, and potential concerns. Classes begin at 6:00 p.m. and last approximately 2 hours per class. The classes are held in the Owen Auditorium, …

1214 Coolidge Street, Lafayette, LA 70503
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Lafayette General Milk Bank Depot

A milk depot is an amazing resource that allows nursing mothers to donate their breast milk to infants in need. The Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) is the first milk bank depot in Southwest Louisiana and the third breast milk donation depot in the state. All donated frozen breast milk will be sent to Mother’s Milk Bank at Austin, where it is processed …

1214 Coolidge Street, Lafayette, LA 70503
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Memorial Hospital for Women Breastfeeding Class

Recommended for the last 3 months of pregnancy, the Breastfeeding Class provides important information on lactation and successful breastfeeding. Participants will learn about positioning, latch-on and the importance of assessing baby’s intake. Information for moms who plan to continue breastfeeding when returning to work or school is included. Dads are welcome!

1900 West Gauthier Road, Guth Education Room 2, Lake Charles, LA 70605
Cost: $10
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