Local mom raises BPI awareness

Daily News Staff Report

When parents welcome a newborn, many never hear the term “Brachial Plexus Injury” (BPI), also known as Erb’s Palsy.

But two to five newborns out of every 1,000 are born with BPI, which is more common than Down’s Syndrome.

One-and-a-half year-old Molly LaBauve of Jennings is one child who came into the world with BPI.

“As soon as the doctors gave her t

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