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As moms, health + wellness is one of our utmost concerns in raising kids. Whether it’s the mental health of our kids following the pandemic, how much Bluey to allow our toddlers to watch or deciding where to deliver a baby in Lafayette, LA, all moms simply want the best for their families.

Lafayette Mom provides local families with the latest information and resources for the dozens of choices they have to make regarding the health + wellness of their Lafayette family.

Parents admittedly have a lot of decisions to make day-to-day. Finding honest and reliable resources for raising a family in Lafayette, LA shouldn’t be stressful, especially when it comes to the family’s health + wellness. There are so many different challenges  to consider for children these days, from a kid’s mental well-being to their extracurricular activities to their workload and performance at school. And that’s not even considering mom and dad’s health and well-being!

Enduring a NICU stay with your little one? We’ve been there, too. Looking for a resource for bedwetting in older kids? Lafayette Mom has suggestions (and loads of empathy). We’ve talked about the ugly side of depression, life as a mom with ADHD and even how to manage an autism diagnosis for your child. These are just a few of the many health + wellness topics we’ve discussed on Lafayette Mom over the years.

We’ve covered all aspects of health + wellness over the years, from reducing the chances of receiving a breast cancer diagnosis to the most common causes of discolored teeth in children to miscarriages and pregnancy loss. Whether we’re discussing birth or teenagers, Lafayette Mom aims to provide helpful and up-to-date health + wellness content for Lafayette, LA families . Best of all, all resources on Lafayette Mom are free to parents.

With the help of more than 20 talented Lafayette moms, Lafayette Mom makes it easy to find relevant and accurate health + wellness information for families on the go.

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Lafayette Pediatric Dentistry and authored by local mom & dentist, Dr. Anita Gouri. Even if discolored teeth is NOT an issue in your home, Dr. Gouri highly recommends that you consider seeing a...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Ochsner Lafayette General and written by Dr. Megan Fitzpatrick.  Breast Cancer Awareness Month: What Every Woman Needs to Know About Breast Cancer Screening One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime....
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Mama, You Don’t Need Wine For my entire career, I have worked with mothers. Mothers who are overwhelmed, mothers who are grieving, mothers who are anxious. Many use alcohol to cope with all of the stress. When you grow up watching...
I am constantly trying to create a safe space for my children to learn how to regulate their emotions and calm their nervous systems. But what happens when you as the parent are having a hard time calming your...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Ochsner Lafayette General and written by Dr. Otis R. Drew.  Fall Into Safe Sports Fun: Common Sports Injuries In Your Kids Fall sports are an integral part of the middle and high school experiences. They...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Lafayette Pediatric Dentistry and authored by local mom & dentist, Dr. Anita Gouri. Even if discolored teeth is NOT an issue in your home, Dr. Gouri highly recommends that you consider seeing a...
Some of my fondest memories growing up were spent swimming with family and friends. My mom was a teacher, so we were lucky to spend our summers going on day trips and lounging by the pool during the summertime....
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