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Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 7:00 pm

Troubled by the low rate of pregnant women seeking prenatal care, Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and several other organizations launched an initiative Tuesday to provide care to all pregnant women in Santa Fe County, regardless of their ability to pay.

The Healthy Babies campaign was inspired by the recently completed Community Health Needs Assessment, which found that 24 percent of pregnant women in Santa Fe County did not receive any prenatal care during their first trimester.

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