The Gift Regional Breastfeeding Collaborative

On March 24, 2016, The Gift coordinated a regional breastfeeding collaborative meeting held at Willis-Knighton Pierremont. The Gift is an evidence-based program for Louisiana birthing facilities designed to increase breastfeeding rates and improve maternity services. The meeting was attended by representatives from seven North Louisiana hospitals, WIC, Nurse Family Partnership, Parents as Teachers, Office of Public Health, private practice lactation providers, and NorthLBC. The meeting brought together hospital and community stakeholders to improve the delivery of breastfeeding education and services.

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