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Penn Highlands DuBois receives Keystone 10 designation

DuBois – The Maternal and Child Center at Penn Highlands DuBois received the Keystone 10 designation by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Monday.

The designation indicates that the Maternal and Child Center at Penn Highlands DuBois has implemented the 10 step-specific policies and procedures to meet the commonwealth’s goals for improving the breastfeeding initiation, duration and exclusivity rates.

The Keystone 10 initiative was established to engage birthing facilities throughout the commonwealth in the adoption and implementation of the 10 evidence-based steps to improve the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding for all Pennsylvania infants, mothers and families.

By completing all 10 steps, Penn Highlands DuBois is receiving full recognition on the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s website.