August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month: Speak about it


I am sure you have heard about the many ways both mothers and babies benefit from breastfeeding. Babies have fewer infections, and moms decrease their risk of breast and ovarian cancers. But despite these awesome benefits, mothers are still choosing not to breastfeed. Choosing not to breastfeed and actually not being able to are two […]

True or False: Advil, Motrin & Ibuprofen are the same medications?


True! Advil and Motrin are the brand names for ibuprofen. Ibuprofen is the only active ingredient in Motrin and Advil. Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication.  In laymen’s terms, it helps relieve pain and reduce swelling. It is also pretty good at reducing fevers. So how are these drugs all the same medications? When drug companies introduce a new […]

New Website for Health Consulting & CPR Trainings

My business is expanding (yay!!) and in an effort to minimize confusion and better serve my family and maternity clients and my schools and child care centers I created a separate website for Health Consulting and CPR trainings at All of the info you need to schedule a training or health consult is in one place.  […]

New Office Open House


Recently I was blessed to relocate my office to a pretty cool new space. Over the past few weeks I’ve been able to decorate it from scratch to create an inviting environment for my clients. I welcome you to come tour the space during an open house April 2nd 5p-9pm. The office is located within […]

Free Touro CPR Classes for 2015


Nurse Nikki LLC and Touro Infirmary are teaming up again this year to offer free monthly Family CPR classes to parents, family and caregivers regardless of which venue (hospital, home) you are using for your delivery. This is a non-certifying class. Classes meet from 6-8pm on the 2nd floor near the Family Birthing Center. Participants will […]

Happy New Year


I truly believe this is going to my best year yet. The word is getting out about my services and I am so excited about the new and improved ways I can help families in Louisiana. I will continue to offer: Lactation Home Visits Private Childbirth Education Classes Community and Family CPR Classes Child Care […]

Nov 10th CPR class at Touro Canceled

The November 10th Parent CPR class at Touro is canceled due to illness. I will update everyone when a replacement class is scheduled. I apologize for any inconvenience. Nurse Nikki

I finally completed my Doula training!!

Keep Calm Doula

My world has been very busy lately. In addition to adjusting to life as a mama to a newborn and toddler, I also completed my training as a doula. I received my training from Nicole Deggins, a local midwife and doula through her company Sista Midwife Productions. It was an amazing experience that I shared […]