Frequently Asked Questions


1. Do the physicians schedule expectant parent consults? 


Yes! Call the office directly at 985-773-1600 to schedule an expectant parent consult with one of our pediatricians. 


2. What essentials should I always have in my medicine cabinet?


There are a number of medications, treatments and other essentials that will help you be prepared for the most common childhood illnesses and minor injuries. Click here
  for a full list of our medicine cabinet recommendations. 



 

3. What are the benefits of breastfeeding for me and my baby?


Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for your baby because it is made specifically for your baby. It contains all of the right amounts of carbohydrates, protein, fats, digestive enzymes, minerals, vitamins, hormones and antibodies your baby needs to promote optimal growth and fight infections. To see all of the benefits of breastfeeding and the breastfeeding services offered at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, click here