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'Babies at Work' Program: 'It Really Is a Win-Win Situation for Everybody'

'Babies at Work' Program: 'It Really Is a Win-Win Situation for Everybody'

Leona Greer and Laura Goddard both work at the Randolph County Health Department in Moberly. Leona is the Nutrition, Breastfeeding and WIC Coordinator, and Laura is the lead secretary in the clinic.

They spoke about how programs like the new “Babies at Work” program the health department is piloting could benefit other families and other businesses.

'Babies at Work' Program: Without It 'I Would Not Have Been Able to Do This Successfully'

'Babies at Work' Program: Without It 'I Would Not Have Been Able to Do This Successfully'

Leona Greer and Laura Goddard both work at the Randolph County Health Department in Moberly. Leona is the Nutrition, Breastfeeding and WIC Coordinator, and Laura is the lead secretary in the clinic.

Laura has an infant daughter, Anna, that she was able to bring to work with her for the first several months through the new “Babies at Work” program that the health department is piloting.

'We Should Recognize [Cannabis] as Medication and Allow Healing to Come into Our State'

'We Should Recognize [Cannabis] as Medication and Allow Healing to Come into Our State'

Lonnie Kessler and Kimberly Ruiz are a couple who live in Moberly, Missouri. Lonnie has intractable epilepsy and Kimberly is a disabled vet, and they both advocate for the legalization of medical marijuana in the state.

They sat down at the Little Dixie Regional Library in Moberly and spoke about what motivates them to be advocates.

'One of My Biggest Worries is that I'm Not Going to Even Get to Say Goodbye Because You Can't Hear Me'

'One of My Biggest Worries is that I'm Not Going to Even Get to Say Goodbye Because You Can't Hear Me'

Lonnie Kessler and Kimberly Ruiz are a couple that lives in Moberly. Lonnie has intractable epilepsy and Kimberly is a disabled vet - and they both advocate for the legalization of medical marijuana in the state.

They sat down at the Little Dixie Regional Library in Moberly, and spoke about their relationship and about how both of them having disabilities has influenced and strengthened their relationship.

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