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Bienville Medical Center WIC Breastfeeding Support

1285 Pine Street, Suite 102, Arcadia, LA 71101

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Big Creek Walking Trail

Louisiana Highways 8 and 915, Sicily Island, LA 71368

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Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Club

2920 Round Grove Lane, Shreveport, LA 71107

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Blueberry Hill Farm

5121 Bellevue Road, Haughton, LA 71037

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Bossier City Farmers Market

2950 East Texas Street, Bossier City, LA 71111

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Bossier Council on Aging Zumba

706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111

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Breast Cancer Screenings and Mammograms

210 Champagne Boulevard, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Breastfeeding and Beyond

1001 Gause Boulevard, Slidell, LA 70458

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Breastfeeding Basics

323 East Airport Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Breastfeeding Class

4600 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette, LA 70508

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Breastfeeding Class: Glenwood Medical Mall

102 Thomas Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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Breastfeeding Classes

211 4th Street, Alexandria, LA 71301

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Breastfeeding Support Group

100 Woman’s Way, Baton Rouge, LA 70817

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Breastfeeding with the La Leche League of St. Tammany

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

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Breaux Bridge Chiropractic Nutritional Counseling Services

1501 Rees Street, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517

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Building a Better Recipe for Life

865 Olive Street, Shreveport, LA 71104

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Building a Better Recipe for Life Yoga Classes

865 Olive Street, Shreveport, LA 71104

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Busy Bodies

7500 Independence Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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C & C Mini Farm Fresh Produce

239 Roy Bridges Road, Leesville, LA 71446

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Cabrini Community Yoga Class

3347 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301

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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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Big Creek Walking Trail

The Sicily Island Hills Wildlife Management Area is bisected by Big Creek.  There are three marked trails within the wildlife management area.  The two trails north of Big Creek are the St. Marys Falls Nature Trail and the strenuous, seven-mile Big Creek Hiking Nature Trail.  The trail south of Big Creek is the Rock Falls Trail. These …

Louisiana Highways 8 and 915, Sicily Island, LA 71368
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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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Blueberry Hill Farm

Blueberry Hill Farm offers fresh produce, and has a great variety of fruits and vegetables to give your family healthy options!  Blueberry Hill Farm is open Monday through Saturday from 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Directions:  1 mile east of LA Downs Racetrack.  Turn left of Bellevue Road.  Go 8 miles.  Farm is on the …

5121 Bellevue Road, Haughton, LA 71037
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Bossier City Farmers Market

The Bossier City Farmers Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables to give your family healthy options!  The market includes numerous farmers and produce vendors, food trucks, and locally made foods.  The market is held every Saturday (April to November) from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Visit the website for the most updated list of vendors …

2950 East Texas Street, Bossier City, LA 71111
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Breast Cancer Screenings and Mammograms

Susan G. Komen Acadiana supports screenings, mammograms, patient education and patient navigation services at St. Martin Hospital.  The available support focuses on women over 40 who are in need of a mammogram, and aims to impact women who are uninsured and underinsured.  Women with Medicaid and Medicare are also eligible for services.  Through the program, a …

210 Champagne Boulevard, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
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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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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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Breastfeeding Class

Hosted by Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Lafayette, this class gives the expectant mother an overview of breastfeeding. The class covers many topics, such as nursing for the first time, appropriate techniques, anatomy/physiology and prevention of breastfeeding problems. Attendance is encouraged prior to delivery. Fathers or significant others are welcome. Classes are offered on various Monday …

4600 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette, LA 70508
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Breastfeeding Class: Glenwood Medical Mall

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 6:00-7:00 p.m.  Admission is FREE. Classes are held at Glenwood Medical Mall.  Please use entrance 1.  Please register at least one …

102 Thomas Road, West Monroe, LA 71291
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Breastfeeding Classes

Rapides Regional medical center offers free breastfeeding, prepared childbirth, and sibling classes held monthly. Those interested may call 318-769-4440.

211 4th Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
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Breastfeeding Support Group

Woman’s Hospital is committed to helping you give your baby the best possible start in life. This breastfeeding support group is devised to help mothers and babies learn from a certified lactation nurse and other moms about their own successes and challenges with breastfeeding. Attendees will walk away with new ideas and techniques to try …

100 Woman’s Way, Baton Rouge, LA 70817
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Breastfeeding with the La Leche League of St. Tammany

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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Breaux Bridge Chiropractic Nutritional Counseling Services

Breaux Bridge Chiropractic offers nutritional counseling services to provide patients with personalized recommendations and guidance. Simply stated, food is the essence of life. What we put into our bodies has the power to be life sustaining or life-depleting.  The human body is a self-healing and self-regulating machine. It miraculously extracts from food that which it …

1501 Rees Street, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
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Building a Better Recipe for Life

The Martin Luther King Health Center and Pharmacy offers healthy eating and nutrition classes to teach patients tips for establishing healthy eating practices.  A one hour program is offered that covers which foods to increase and decrease, how to read food labels, tips for a great plate, and how to make healthy eating part of …

865 Olive Street, Shreveport, LA 71104
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Building a Better Recipe for Life Yoga Classes

Martin Luther King Health Center and Pharmacy offers yoga classes to give participants an opportunity for physical fitness and stress management. Yoga classes are currently 20-30 minutes group sessions. They are beginner level and mostly feature seated poses so that participants do not need to change into special clothing to participate. The classes also feature …

865 Olive Street, Shreveport, LA 71104
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Busy Bodies

Join in on a variety of chair exercise options! All classes offer cardiovascular and strength training exercises with extra support and balance using a chair for your workout for adults age 55 and older. All classes vary slightly, but all promise an upbeat, fun workout and the chance to make new friends at the same …

7500 Independence Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
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C & C Mini Farm Fresh Produce

C & C Mini Farm offers fresh produce to give local residents healthy food options for their families.  Products available include fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, and homemade jams.  Many items are seasonal. Produce from C & C Mini Farm is also available at Leesville Farmers Market and Sweet Things Bakery in Leesville.  Delivery* is available to …

239 Roy Bridges Road, Leesville, LA 71446

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Cabrini Community Yoga Class

Yoga class, 4-5 p.m. in the Yoga RX Room in the Cabrini Mediplex across the street from the hospital on Masonic Drive. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Come make new friends, get flexible and enjoy the health benefits of Yoga! The class is on-going and meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. This class is sponsored by …

3347 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301

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