More Than 100 Philadelphia Expectant-Mothers and Their Families to Attend Keystone Mercy Health Plan’s Community Baby Shower

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Keystone Mercy Health Plan Partners with Intercultural Family Services, Inc. to Host a Community Baby Shower for Philadelphia Mothers-to-be

Keystone Mercy Health Plan, the largest Medical Assistance managed care organization in Pennsylvania, in conjunction with Intercultural Family Services, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides health services to families, will host a community baby shower for more than 100 Philadelphia mothers-to-be and their families.

The community baby shower is presented by Keystone Mercy Health Plan’s WeeCare program. The purpose is to educate pregnant women on the importance of early and ongoing prenatal care as well as proper oral hygiene during pregnancy, specifically the prevention of gum disease, which can lead to an infection that causes premature births. The program will also offer information about WeeCare which supports women throughout their pregnancy and into the post-partum period, two months after delivery.

Who:

  • Maria Pajil Battle, senior vice president, Public Affairs and Marketing, Keystone Mercy Health Plan
  • Dr. Barrie Baker, medical director, Keystone Mercy Health Plan

When:    
Thursday, June 17, 2010
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where:    
Intercultural Family Services, Inc.
4225 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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