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Melrose Park, IL – A major cornerstone of PCC Community Wellness Center’s (PCC) services is providing comprehensive maternal and child health services. As a result of this commitment, PCC Melrose Park Family Health Center was recognized by the Chicago Area Breastfeeding Coalition (CABC), which presented Dr. Tamajah Gibson and her provider team with the 2016 Breastfeeding-Friendly Physician Award for their outstanding support of breastfeeding mothers and babies.

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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 20:56

10/03/11 An afternoon for breastfeeding

Chicago, IL - On Saturday, October 1, 2011, the Maternal Child Health Advocacy Council hosted the 2011 Charity Matinee to raise money for PCC Community Wellness Center’s breastfeeding support services. This event included an afternoon of food, drinks, and music with legendary Detroit rocker, Carolyn Striho. In celebration of the launch of Mary Sommers’ new book More Than a Midwife, Chicago actresses Isabel Liss, Maya Rose Dinerstein, and Chaon Cross performed various book readings. This was followed by remarks from special guest speaker, Illinois State Representative Robyn Gabel, 18th District, who hopes to promote policies that improve breastfeeding practices in hospitals. Dr. Bechara Choucair, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, also made a guest appearance and spoke about his support for PCC. 

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