Campaign hopes to help pregnant women

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A new campaign is being launched to help pregnant women in Santa Fe County get prenatal care regardless of their ability to pay.

“Healthy Babies” was created after a recent assessment found that 24 percent of pregnant women didn’t receive any prenatal care during their first trimester.

Officials at Christus Saint Vincent say the hospital will absorb any necessary costs for insured and uninsured moms-to-be under the new program.

Other participation organizations include Familia Medical Center.

It offers walk-in pregnancy testing and counseling about options. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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