The vision of the Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Coalition is that all mothers, children and families in Greater New Orleans area would have the opportunity to receive the benefits of breastfeeding.
The mission of the Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Coalition is to increase awareness of the benefits of and support for breastfeeding among persons of influence* in the lives of mothers, children and families in Louisiana, and to partner with other organizations in creating a community where breastfeeding is the norm.
All meeting times are 1 to 3 pm
April 9, 2013
July 9, 2013
October 8, 2013
Rosa Keller Branch
New Orleans Public Library
4300 S Broad Street
Surgeon General's Call to Action
"Many barriers exist for mothers who want to breastfeed," Dr. Benjamin said. "They shouldn't have to go it alone. Whether you're a clinician, a family member, a friend, or an employer, you can play an important part in helping mothers who want to breastfeed."
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*Persons of influence include health care providers, health care organizations, worksites (via Human Resource Departments), government agencies - the legislature, media, faith based organizations etc.