Meet LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales, Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Coalition Board Member

Meet LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales, Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Coalition Board Member

LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales, University of New Orleans and IntheNOLA.com GNOBAC Board Member, Public Relations Committee Chair   As a native New Orleanian, I am so happy and proud to be a part of the Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition. I grew up in Gentilly and still reside there to this day with my family. I work just down the street at the University of New Orleans in the Division of International Education’s Intensive...

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Meet Teresa Arrington, Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition President

Meet Teresa Arrington, Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition President

The Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition has announced its 2017 Board! Take the next couple of weeks and get to know these incredible members who are dedicated to normalizing breastfeeding and supporting New Orleans families.   Teresa Arrington, Clinical Quality Analyst with Ochsner Health System GNOBAC President I’m an Army brat from Ft. Benning, GA. Around my fifth birthday, my family and I moved to New Orleans and...

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A great breastfeeding blog from one of our biggest contributors, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

A great breastfeeding blog from one of our biggest contributors, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

BREASTFEEDING AS THE BEGINNING OF POSSIBILITY  Kimberly Seals Allers  January 15, 2014  Breastfeeding I always thought that the most powerful elements of breast milk were the unparalleled immunological and anti-inflammatory properties that protect against several illnesses and diseases for both mothers and children. This is what we tell women. This is what I have told women. I tell them that breast milk is preventive medicine and that extensive...

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As featured on www.NewOlrleansMomsblog.com

As featured on www.NewOlrleansMomsblog.com

Everything You Need To Breastfeed in NOLA by Guest Blogger on AUGUST 20, 2013 in BABIES, CHARITIES AND SERVICE, IN & AROUND NOLA, NATURAL PARENTING, SPONSORED Breast milk is nutritionally the most natural food for babies, although initially it is a difficult learning experience for both mother and baby. What we quickly realize is that while it is completely natural, it is something that both the mother and baby need to learn how to do...

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Pumping Rooms Aid Local Mothers

Pumping Rooms Aid Local Mothers

By Sula Kim – WDSU News Watch Video Report NEW ORLEANS —Alexis Guthrie and Liz Caruso are now mothers. They are both nurses at Ochsner and pump at least twice a day during work hours. “They say breastfeeding is the best way to feed your newborn,” said Caruso. Ochsner provides a private room for mothers like Guthrie and Caruso to pump. It’s small but functional, sanitary and private spruced up with some fragrance and adorned with...

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Hollie McNish – Defense Of Breastfeeding In Public

Hollie McNish – Defense Of Breastfeeding In Public

Hollie McNish, Poet, Delivers An Incredible Defense Of Breastfeeding In Public Mothers who have been shamed for breastfeeding in public have a new anthem. British poet Holly McNish’s incredible spoken word poem, “Embarrassed,” attacks everything from aggressive formula marketing to the double standard of anti-breastfeeding discrimination in a world of “billboards covered in tits.” Unsurprisingly,it has gone viral....

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