WGTE Town Hall: Low Birth Weight Crisis -
Views: 478
Embed

WGTE Town Hall: Low Birth Weight Crisis -

Bill Harris hosts this important Town Hall, call-in event, originally broadcast on Thursday, November 4th at 8:00 p.m. The program explores how in Lucas County there are huge disparities in birth weight outcomes based on where a mother lives. Suburban newborn weights are within healthy ranges; however mothers in Toledo's inner-city neighborhoods have increased rates of low birth weight births. These babies are at higher risk for physical and developmental problems.

Viewers participated in the discussion by calling 1-866-380-4664, via email at townhall@wgte.org or by texting WGTEPublic with your message to 41411 during the program.  You can still participate by emailing the above or making a comment.

Comments