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Newborns at BRG ‘Go Red’ for Heart Health

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Babies born at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center are donning red in support of National Wear Red Day, which raises awareness about cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. The first Friday of every February, National Wear Red Day kicks off American Heart Month.


KeLee Gertrude Williams was born yesterday at 2:22 p.m., weighing 7 lbs., 0.6 oz and measuring 19 in. long. She is welcomed by Yuketa Whitley and Lee Williams. Mother and baby are both doing well.

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Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.