Learn about Family Support and Coaching Programs:

Tools

Help Line

Call (800) 251-BABY (2229) for live help connecting callers to health, financial and other social services resources.

Bureau of Family Health Newsletter

Click here to subscribe to the Bureau of Family Health e-newsletter.

Lead Poisoning Prevention

The Louisiana Healthy Homes and Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program has created a toolkit for health care providers and parents.

Smoking Cessation

Quitline 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-724-8669) offers free one-on-one telephone counseling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Fax-to-Quit helps healthcare providers give easy and seamless counseling services to patients who are ready to quit using tobacco. To become a certified Fax-to-Quit provider, click here to complete the training module and a short quiz.

The SCRIPT (Smoking Cessation and Reduction in Pregnancy Treatment) program is an evidence-based intervention to help pregnant women quit smoking. It is designed to be part of a patient education program delivered by health care providers. SCRIPT counseling is a reimbursable service under the Affordable Care Act. To order SCRIPT program materials, visit their online store.

Online Breastfeeding Resource Database

LABreastfeedingSupport.org provides a database of Louisiana breastfeeding resources searchable by zip code.

Safe Sleep Resources

The Give Your Baby Space campaign teaches caregivers the safest ways for babies to sleep. The campaign website, GiveYourBabySpace.org provides resources that providers and community partners can use to help caregivers reduce their babies’ risk of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID).

Providers and partners can use an online ordering form to order free educational flyers and postcards for use in healthcare facilities, community organizations and beyond.

Shaken Baby Syndrome Resources

The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome’s website, Dontshake.org, provides information and tools for providers around Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). The website includes recommended research around SBS, prevention tools, educational materials for purchase, online trainings, and resources for families who have been affected by SBS.

Partners for Healthy Babies