Laurie Hancock, APRN, CPNP, CLC, MSN-MNN

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

St. Francis Pediatrics

Laurie graduated as a RN in 2003.  She worked for Woman’s Hospital in the Mother/Baby department for over 15 years working as a bedside nurse, transition nurse, lactation nurse, and charge nurse. During this time, she received the Nurse Excellence award from the Baton Rouge District Nurses Association. Laurie was a Quality Manager for the Mother/Baby department for two years.  In 2012, she returned to school to earn her bachelor’s degree in nursing and became a certified lactation consultant in 2018. She was involved in initiating virtual lactation consults at Woman’s Hospital. She graduated from University of South Alabama in 2016 specializing in pediatric care. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics organization and exhibits compassion and care while using the latest evidence based practices.