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Marching to a healthier start

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Premature birth is the No. 1 cause of infant mortality, and in North Louisiana, premature births are particularly prevalent. One in every four babies is born early, which puts them at higher risk for a variety of health problems.

The day of Lincoln Parish’s walk to fight prematurity and birth defects is marching closer. Earlier this week, local March for Babies team captains gathered at Community Trust Bank to finalize plans for the walk at 9 a.m. April 26 beginning at Tolliver Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus.

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