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Congress Could End the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

The State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health insurance for low-income children and pregnant women that have no health insurance and are not eligible for Medicaid. The Affordable Care Act, extended CHIP through 2019 but it is only funded until September 1, 2015. Congress needs to […]

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Standing Up for Mothers and Babies

Thank you to our generous sponsors for Standing Up for Mothers and Babies   2014 Honorary Chair, Ms. Mandy Murphey 2014 Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Honorees Dr. Terry Leet Researcher Award For the Sake of All Project Team Washington University Brown School and the Institute of Public […]

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New Investments in Healthy Moms and Babies, You Can Invest, Too

Why is infant mortality an issue I should care about? Infant mortality is often looked at as is the best indicator of a community’s health. In our region, too many babies die unnecessarily each year. One baby dying is too many, but, in the St. Louis region, […]

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Taste & Toast: A Wine & Cheese Event to Benefit MCFHC

Please join Maternal, Child and Family Health Coalition for a wine & cheese event benefiting the fight for women and children’s health in the St. Louis area. Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 5:30 PM REGISTER ONLINE

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Now Accepting Nominations for 2014 Standing Up for Mothers & Babies Awards Dinner

Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards will be presented in recognition of outstanding leaders and advocates for mothers and babies. The Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards Dinner will be held October 9, 2014 at the Coronado Ballroom. As a key partner in the maternal […]

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Signature MCFHC Bracelet

Local jewelry designer, Yolanda Newson, owner of YORO Creations contributed her talents to support the mission of the Maternal, Child and Family Health Coalition.  A signature MCFHC bracelet was unveiled during the Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards Dinner Thursday October 10.  During the event, YORO […]

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Join Us

October 10, 2013 at 5:30 pm at the Coronado Ballroom to celebrate the achievement of those who have worked so diligently to improve the health of the community, women and children’s health. We look forward to seeing you there. Click Here to Reserve Your Seat Now Maternal, […]

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Save The Date

Thursday, October 10, 2013 Mark your calendars for 10.10.13 for a wonderful evening of Celebrating Outstanding Leaders. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kendra Copanas at

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MCFHC Chosen for Deaconess Impact Partnership

The Maternal, Child and Family Health Coalition is honored to be among the six organizations selected by Deaconess Foundation for its capacity building initiative.  Through this, the MCFHC will receive multi-year funding to strengthen its infrastructure to support achieving our mission. Thank you to the MCFHC’s members, network of […]

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Grant Recipients Announced for Maternal, Mental Health Initiative

The Improving Maternal Mental Health Initiative, funded by the St. Louis Mental Health Board and facilitated by the MCFHC will help hundreds of pregnant women and new mothers receive help for depression. Four grants awarded to Casa de Salud, Family Care Health Centers, Saint Louis University and SSM […]

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