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Presented by: Nola NestingBreastfeeding

Join Nola Nesting at East Jefferson General Hospital for a screening of BREASTMILK: The Movie, created by filmmaker Dana Ben-Ari and produced by Abby Epstein and Ricky Lake. This movie explores the cultural constructs that make breastfeeding daunting for so many women and examines why breastfeeding is such a hot topic in our society. The film follows a diverse group of expectant mothers as they navigate their pregnancy, birth and their baby’s first year. 

Saturday, September 21, 5pm-8:30pm • EJGH’s Esplanade 1

Tickets: $12 per person or 2 for $20

Expert panel discussion following the film.

Must-have raffle prizes including nursing wear and a Medela breast pump!

Purchase tickets at and for further details or questions, please contact Amanda Devereux at 504-655-1819 or or Rebecca Charneco at 504-883-6932 or

Nurslings are welcome!

Supporting partners: Nola Baby and Family • Macaroni Kid • New Orleans Moms Blog • ZukaBaby • Olivia Grey Pritchard Photography, LLL New Orleans • Baby Bump Maternity and Children’s • Acadien Chiropractic • The Mothers Nest • Foot Solutions • Natural Nannies • NOLA Maternal Instincts

We've Got Every Service You Need: Close to Home.

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Cancer Care

EJGH of Metairie offers the only M.D. Anderson affiliated cancer services in the region, which means our patients have access to world-renowned cancer expertise in their own community of New Orleans hospitals.

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Stroke Care

EJGH's designation as an Advanced Primary Care Stroke Center means we uphold the highest standards for administering effective stroke treatment as quickly as possible.

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Cardiovascular Services

East Jefferson proudly earned the title "Best in Region" for New Orleans, the North Shore, and the surrounding River Parishes, by consistently providing patients with highest quality cardiac care.

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Because the surgeons at EJGH combine groundbreaking procedures with the latest advances in surgical apparatus, the patients at our medical center receive the exceptional healthcare they deserve.

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Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Through preoperative exercise classes, leading-edge surgical procedures, and specialized rehabilitation, EJGH provides the excellence in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine that patients have come to expect.

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Woman & Newborn Services

By incorporating the most recent research into our practices, EJGH's post-birth services offer the best possible care for mothers-to-be and their infants from pregnancy, through birth and even once they have returned home.

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EJGH's innovative technologies and outstanding diagnosticians mean whether a patient has a hairline fracture, a blocked artery, or cancer, our radiologists will identify the problem quickly, so patients can recover faster.

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Additional Services

Distinguished among New Orleans hospitals, EJGH offers a wide array of services dedicated to distinction and superiority in craft, technology, and personnel.