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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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La Leche of Monroe

601 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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La Leche of Winnsboro

705 Prairie Street, Winnsboro, LA 71295

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Lactation Support

100 Woman’s Way, Baton Rouge, LA 70817

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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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Mother & Baby Support Group

602 North Acadia Road, Thibodaux, LA 70301

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New Orleans Breastfeeding Center

2714 Canal Street, Suite 505, New Orleans, LA 70119

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North Oaks Medical Center Breastfeeding Class

15790 Paul Vega MD Drive, Hammond, LA 70403

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Nurse Family Partnership

625 Bienville Circle, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Nurse Nikki Family & Maternity Services

2714 Canal Street, Suite 505B, New Orleans, LA 70119

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Opelousas General Lactation Services

539 E Prudhomme Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570

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Parents as Teachers

Arcadia, LA 71001

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Pre and Post-Partum Breastfeeding Education

12080 Marston Street, Clinton, LA 70722

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Prenatal & Breastfeeding Classes

433 Plaza Street, Bogalusa, LA 70427

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St. Charles Parish Hospital WIC Breastfeeding Support

853 Milling Avenue, Luling, LA 70070

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La Leche 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 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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Lactation Support

The Woman’s Hospital provides free lactation phone consultation and troubleshooting advice from a registered nurse all day every day to the whole community by calling their WARMLINE. Woman’s board certified lactation consultants and nurses with advanced breastfeeding education provide all mothers with information on breastfeeding along with the knowledge and skills necessary to give their …

100 Woman’s Way, Baton Rouge, LA 70817
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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 …

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!This class meets April 16, …

1900 West Gauthier Road, Guth Education Room 2, Lake Charles, LA 70605
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Mother & Baby Support Group

The Thibodaux Regional Medical Center is hosting Mother & Baby Support Groups that are of no charge to those who attend.  These support group meetings are designed to provide factual information and support interested mothers in learning more about the bond between their child and them. Meetings are coordinated by a certified lactation consultant and …

602 North Acadia Road, Thibodaux, LA 70301
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New Orleans Breastfeeding Center

The New Orleans Breastfeeding Center provides clinic visits that includes assessments of both parent and baby. We also offer classes, support groups, breastfeeding circles, pumps, breastfeeding supplies and more. 

2714 Canal Street, Suite 505, New Orleans, LA 70119
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North Oaks Medical Center Breastfeeding Class

North Oaks Medical Center offers a free class for parents who may be considering breastfeeding or who have already decided to breastfeed their baby. Topics include positioning the baby properly, nutrition, pumping and storing breastmilk and the benefits of breastfeeding. Spouses or other support persons are encouraged to attend. Classes are scheduled bimonthly and are …

15790 Paul Vega MD Drive, Hammond, LA 70403
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Nurse Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership, a maternal and early childhood health program, fosters long-term success for first-time moms, their babies and society. Nurse-Family Partnership’s maternal health program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses. This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, …

625 Bienville Circle, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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Nurse Nikki Family & Maternity Services

Nurse Nikki is a wife, a mother of 3 kids, a board-certified family nurse practitioner and an internationally board-certified lactation consultant. She is the owner of Nurse Nikki Family & Maternity Services and Bloom Maternal Health clinic. She is the co-founder of the New Orleans Breastfeeding Center. Nurse Nikki educates and counsels families, schools and businesses about breastfeeding and prenatal, …

2714 Canal Street, Suite 505B, New Orleans, LA 70119
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Opelousas General Lactation Services

The Opelousas General Health System is hosting a Lactation Education Class for any mother interested in learning more about breastfeeding.  The class is lead by a Lactation consultant which is a professional breastfeeding specialist, trained to teach mothers how to feed their baby. They help women experiencing breastfeeding problems, such as latching difficulties, painful nursing, and low …

539 E Prudhomme Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570
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Parents as Teachers

The Parents as Teachers (PAT) program is a new home visit program for pregnant women and new moms in the Shreveport area.  Parent Educators incorporate personal visits in the home, group meetings for PAT-enrolled parents, health and developmental screenings for PAT-enrolled children, and a resource network to help PAT-enrolled families reach their goals and address …

Arcadia, LA 71001
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Pre and Post-Partum Breastfeeding Education

The East Feliciana Parish Health Unit offers free breastfeeding education and support to women before and after pregnancy.  Clients will be given education on nutrition and breastfeeding for during pregnancy and post-partum.  Clients who qualify for the WIC program will receive these services for free.  All others will pay according to a sliding fee scale.  …

12080 Marston Street, Clinton, LA 70722
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Prenatal & Breastfeeding Classes

Our Lady of Angels offers a free prenatal and breastfeeding class that meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Their experienced educators have the high credentials to teach childbirth and breastfeeding.  All of their classes are highly interactive to help expectant moms and family members practice newly learned skills.

433 Plaza Street, Bogalusa, LA 70427
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St. Charles Parish Hospital WIC Breastfeeding Support

Research has proven that there is no better food other than breast milk for a baby’s first year of life. The experience of breastfeeding provides joyful bonding, cost savings and health benefits for both mother and baby. Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The gift of breastfeeding will …

853 Milling Avenue, Luling, LA 70070
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