August 1-7 World Breastfeeding Week


BATON ROUGE, LA (LOCAL33) (FOX44) – World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7.

Woman’s Hospital and Red Stick Mom, a local blog for parents and mothers, is celebrating World Breastfeeding Week.

Woman’s Hospital offers a number of different services to women to assist and support them in breastfeeding.

“We have a certified lactation consultant on staff 24/7, we offer prenatal classes both in-person and on-line, we have the only breastfeeding support group in the area, we have the warmline phone hotline moms can call, we offer virtual consultations via smartphone and tablet,” said Kelly Williams Anderson, a CLC at Woman’s Hospital.

Ericka Poole with Red Stick Mom said their website has information on breastfeeding. They also have blog posts written by mothers offering their experiences, good and bad, with breastfeeding.

For more information on services offered at Woman’s Hospital visit their website.

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