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Nursing Nests

Supporting New Orleans Moms and Babies

In 2022, Touro is partnering with local businesses and community organizations to establish free “Nursing Nests” for moms and babies throughout the Greater New Orleans area.

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What is a Nursing Nest?

A nursing nest is a safe, private space for moms to nurse and care for their baby in public locations throughout the Greater New Orleans area.

Nursing Nests look different based on their locations. Some are housed within a facility; others are freestanding nursing pods.

Features:Lakeside Nursing Nest

  • Private space with comfortable, clean seating for moms
  • Electrical outlets to accommodate breast pumps
  • Baby changing stations
  • Sinks and hand sanitizer for hand hygiene
  • Maternal and Child health education materials and resources

Nursing Nest locations:

Metairie, LA

Lakeside Shopping Center
Kids Castle Play Area
3301 Veterans Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Jewish Community Center (JCC)
5342 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115

Audubon Zoo
6500 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70118

Audubon Aquarium
1 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Mobile Nursing Nest

Check out where you can catch our Mobile Nursing Nest in 2024

Crescent City Classic

City Park Festival Grounds
Saturday, March 30
8 am-Noon

Hogs for a Cause

UNO Lakefront Arena
Friday, April 5 - Saturday, April 6
10 am-5 pm
11 am-6 pm

French Quarter Festival

Spanish Plaza
Thursday, April 11 - Sunday, April 14
10 AM-8 PM

mobile nursing nest

Interested in having a Nursing Nest at your organization? Email for partnership opportunities.

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