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May 8, 2013

St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital Receive the International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) Care Award!

Franciscan Health System has two of the four hospitals in Washington State that were recently recognized with an International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) Care Award. St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital were recognized for their dedicated lactation support program and their specialized breastfeeding training for nursing, medical and other staff.

This award highlights Franciscan's dedication to improving health outcomes for women and children through evidence-based maternity practices. The other two hospitals in Washington State who received this award were: Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett and Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville. Learn more about this award.

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Scott Thompson
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