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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.

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