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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Changes at Hospitals Dramatically Increase Breast-Feeding Rates

Changes at Hospitals Dramatically Increase Breast-Feeding Rates

By Michele Munz – St Louis Post-Dispatch When Sarah Sidwell gave birth to her son five years ago by Cesarean section at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, she briefly peeked at him before he was taken away “for what felt like hours” to get bathed, tested and warmed in blankets. But this month, after Sidwell gave birth to her daughter by C-section at the same hospital, her baby was placed immediately on her chest, and baby Lena stayed there for next...

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GNOBAC Poster

GNOBAC Poster

All mothers, children and families in the Greater New Orleans area will have the opportunity to receive education and information about the benefits of...

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