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Woman’s Presents Baby Grand

  You’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl. Your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start? On Saturday, May 3, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event to […]

Moms Who Keep ‘Baby Weight’ May Risk Heart Trouble

New mothers who gain too much weight in the year after they give birth are at increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, researchers warn. The study, published March 25 in the journal Diabetes Care, tracked more than 300 women through pregnancy and for a year after they had their babies. About three-quarters of the […]

Staying True to Myself

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Mar 18, 2014 in Babies, Milestones, Parenting, Pregnancy

I recently heard on the radio parents giving advice for their children. That got me to thinking, if I could only leave one piece of advice for my child, what would it be?? I think it would be, “Be true to yourself and trust your instincts.”

Keeping You Heart Healthy During Pregnancy

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Feb 13, 2014 in Pregnancy

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, but it is preventable and controllable. Take steps this month to keep your heart healthy. The following post contains information from the American Heart Association and Go Red For Women. Pregnancy is an […]

CDC: First-Time C-Sections on the Decline

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Feb 03, 2014 in Pregnancy

According to a recent study by the CDC, the rate for first-time C-sections dropped in 2012. At Woman’s, we’re taking our own steps to reduce C-sections, including ending inductions prior to 39 weeks gestation unless medically necessary. WAFB’s Elizabeth Vowell visited Woman’s Hospital and spoke with OB-GYN Dr. Terrie Thomas about the decrease in C-section deliveries […]

Learning the ABCs of Baby Care

The following post was written by Emma for the Red Stick Moms blog.  My husband, Bill, and I just took a baby care class at Woman’s Hospital. The official name for the class is “After Baby Comes (ABC): Baby Care and Parent Care. I’m now about three months from my due date, and with the […]

From Sugar To Woman’s: A Special Christmas Delivery

In case you missed it, here’s a baby story to get you back in the holiday spirit. Lakin Miller and her fiancé, Keith Forman, call their new baby a Christmas miracle after she was delivered, two months early, in the back of their car.

Woman’s Delivers First Baby of 2014

In case you missed it, Baton Rouge’s first baby born in 2014 was delivered at Woman’s Hospital! At 12:09 AM on January 1, Angel Valois gave birth to her second child, a girl named Victoria.

Holiday Gift Guide for New Moms and Dads

The holidays are here, which means there’s a lot to do and no time to do it. By now you have the tree decorated, the lights shining outside and the stockings hung by the fireplace, but if you’re like many people during the holidays, you’re still a few gifts shy of finishing your shopping list […]

Holiday Shopping Guide for Moms-To-Be

The holidays are here, which means there’s a lot to do and no time to do it. By now you have the tree decorated, the lights shining outside and the stockings hung by the fireplace, but if you’re like many people during the holidays, you’re still a few gifts shy of finishing your shopping list […]

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