Local Breastfeeding Support and Help

CHAMPS Nola Baby Cafe a free resource for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to get support from trained staff and to share experiences with other moms.

The Gift
The Gift is a quality improvement and certification program for Louisiana birthing facilities that is based on the best practice model to increase breastfeeding initiation, duration and support. Is your birthing center certified?

GNOBAC
The Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition is an organization of persons with breastfeeding interest aimed at increasing awareness of the benefits of and support for breastfeeding in the New Orleans area.

Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition
The LBC is a member organization with the aim of making breastfeeding the norm in Louisiana. The LBC’s website links mothers, families and all sectors of the community to breastfeeding information and resources.

Mom-to-Mom Breastfeeding Support Groups
See at list of breastfeeding support groups on the New Orleans Breastfeeding Coalition’s website!

Online Resource Guide for Breastfeeding Support in Louisiana
Moms can search for resources in their area. Go to www.labreastfeedingsupport.org for more information.

Partners for Healthy Babies
A list of Louisiana and New Orleans specific resources for breastfeeding mothers.

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
WIC provides certain additional foods for pregnant and breastfeeding women, and infants and children up to 5 years of age. Breastfeeding moms can get breast pumps through WIC as well. Call (504) 568-8202 for more information, or click here to find clinic locations.

Hospital Breastfeeding Centers/Lactation Consultants: For price information, services offered, and information on private lactation consultants, please click here.

  • East Jefferson General Hospital: (504) 454-4323
  • Ochsner Medical Center ” Kenner: (504) 464-8345
  • Ochsner Medical Center ” Main Campus: (504) 842-5210
  • Ochsner Medical Center ” West Bank: (504) 391-5195
  • Touro Infirmary: (504) 897-8260
  • Tulane-Lakeside Hospital: (504) 780-4365
  • West Jefferson Medical Center: (504) 349-6004

Also, click here to check out our Breastfeeding for NOLA moms handout!