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Strong Baby campaign starts with community breakfast

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Babies are the most precious lives in our homes and there's a push in Milwaukee to make sure they grow up. The Strong Baby campaign is focused on preventing infant deaths citywide.

Wednesday health and faith leaders joined together to promote and celebrate strong baby sanctuary locations where pregnant women and new families can go for help. More than 30 churches participate.

"It's very important of course, to have access to physicians, nurses, but there are other factors at play here and that's why I feel so strongly that the churches play a big role,” said Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

Strong Baby Sabbath will be held this Sunday.

Here's a list of some churches that participate:

  • Ascension Fellowship Church
  • Bethel Christian MEC 
  • Bethel Temple Church of God in Christ
  • Bradford Memorial AME Church
  • Calvary Baptist Church
  • Canaan Baptist Church
  • Capuchin Community Services
  • Christ Christian Mission MEC
  • Divine Temple Church of the First Born 
  • East Side Catholic Churches - St. Hedwig Church 
  • Ebenezer Church of God in Christ
  • For Him International Ministries
  • Gods Hand Outreach Ministry 
  • Greater Bethlehem Temple World Ministries 
  • Hephatha Lutheran Church
  • Holy Cathedral Church of God in Christ
  • House of Mercy Evangelical Ministries 
  • Lamb of God Missionary Baptist Church
  • Little Community Church of God in Christ 
  • Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
  • Newport Baptist Church
  • Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
  • Reformation Lutheran Church
  • Silver Spring Neighborhood Center
  • St. John Concordia CME Church
  • St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church
  • St. Matthew Christian MEC
  • True Love Missionary Baptist Church
  • Unity Gospel House of Prayer Apostolic Church
  • Unity Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Village Ministry
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