Nursing Nests - Touro Infirmary
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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.

Lakeside Nursing Nest hallway

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.

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