Presence recognized for being baby friendly!

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URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — An area hospital has received international recognition for its birthing center.

Presence Covenant Medical Center is being recognized as a “Baby Friendly” facility; specifically for its level of care for breastfeeding mothers.

The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program. Those working at Presence say it’s important expectant mothers get the proper education and support.

Presence is one of more than 400 other hospitals and birthing centers to get the recognition, out of 6,000 hospitals in the country. 

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