Pregnant mom's diet can have lasting health impacts on baby
Posted on 8/3/2017 2:47:00 AM.

An expecting mom’s diet can have huge impacts on the health of her baby. Dr. Nick Broskey with the LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center says a mom’s lifestyle can impact their baby’s metabolism and lifelong risk for obesity and other chronic diseases.

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NELA teen mothers see better pregnancy outcomes thanks to new program
Posted on 2/16/2017 6:51:00 AM.

Teen mothers are seeing better pregnancy and parenting outcomes thanks to a program by Children’s Coalition for Northeast Louisiana. The Jus4Me program was funded by a $50,000 grant from United Healthcare Community Plan of Louisiana. CEO Allison Young says 89% of the young mothers used the health and referral services at school-based health centers regularly, which had tremendous outcomes for these mothers’ children.

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FDA now says eating seafood during pregnancy is good for the baby
Posted on 6/11/2014 9:06:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The Louisiana Restaurant Association says they are excited to announce the findings of a new report from the Food and Drug Administration encouraging pregnant women to eat more seafood.
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