“Rarely are we given the chance to make such a profound and lasting difference in the lives of so many”
– Surgeon General Regina Benjamin
Find out what you can do to support Breastfeeding in North Louisiana.
Our Mission is to make breastfeeding the norm through education, advocacy, and collaboration among medical professionals, the public health system, breastfeeding families, and the community. We serve 22 parishes in North Louisiana: Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne, De Soto, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Richland, Sabine, Tensas, Union, Webster, […]
The North Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition is working to inform local businesses of the Louisiana law and encouraging them to display the provided Breastfeeding Welcome Here signage (window cling or cardstock sign). This shows mothers and families that this business is committed to the health of Louisiana and allow them to feel more comfortable in feeding their […]
“For nearly all infants, breastfeeding is the best source of infant nutrition and immunologic protection, and it provides remarkable health benefits to mothers as well.” -Surgeon General Regina Benjamin The AAP Executive Summary on Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk says, “The AAP reaffirms its recommendation of exclusive breastfeeding for about 6 months, […]