Several Acadiana families find themselves with new tax deductions this New Years Day, the first babies of 2013. Jennifer and Brandon Henry are overwhelmed with joy this New Years as they welcome their first born into the world. Brielle Arianna Henry was born three minutes into 2013. "It was overwhelming.... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana has some of the nation's highest percentages of premature babies and underweight newborns. Now it's begun adding information about why babies are born early to its birth statistics. Dr. Rebekah Gee directs the health department's Birth Outcomes Initiative to reduce premature birth and infant mortality.... more »
Today's date, 11-11-11, is one that only happens once a century. Many believe it's a day of good luck and some made it a point to have landmark-life changing events happen on this day.
Lilly Faulk and Mike Frederick first fell in love in their teens.
"I was... more »
The Zoo of Acadiana welcomes some furry new additions.
"Annikan" the camel was born on Saturday, but he's not the only baby getting attention these days.
"Ollie" the river otter is about three months old. He's enjoying sunbathing and is still too scared to try out the big... more »
BEIJING (AP) - The bodies of 21 babies washed ashore on a
riverbank in eastern China and two hospital mortuary workers were
detained for allegedly dumping them, state media reported Tuesday.
Video footage showed the bodies - at least one of which stuffed
in a... more »
Premature birth defects affects 1 in 8 babies born in Louisiana and is the leading cause of infant death in our state. In light of this issue a "mom and Baby" mobile van will be in various locations in the Lafayette area administering FREE pregnancy test, FREE blood pressure screening,... more »