Pregnancy

August 03, 2017 - 12:52 pm
(WWL.com) 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. “Early on in pregnancy, more so...
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Jim Hanzo
July 03, 2017 - 10:47 am
Are less babies being born in the U.S.? A report out by the CDC says there are. Demographer Greg Rigamer says in the last few years, we have seen lots of changes in the family structure, more single individual households. In 2013, it was about 6 percent of women with in the childbearing age were...
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April 28, 2017 - 2:55 pm
(WWL.com) Universities would be required to make an action plan to prevent unplanned teen pregnancies, under a proposal approved by the Senate Education Committee. New Orleans Senator Wesley Bishop spent decades working in higher education. He says he’s talked with many young women who dropped out...
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