At MCC, we believe it is important for moms, dads, and caregivers to feel empowered to make informed decisions regarding the safety and care of their children. Our tips cover a wide range of topics and include information about safe sleep, postpartum weight management, and policies we advocate for regarding maternal and child health.
For more information about any of our programs, visit services for families.
Are you trying to quit smoking, but having a hard time?
Don’t worry, there is help for you. Smoking doesn’t just harm you, but it is dangerous for your family and if you’re pregnant, your baby. There are plenty of local resources available to help you. To find a quit smoking program near you visit www.smokefreephilly.org. You can also call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free counseling and during special promotions, free nicotine patches.
Creating a smoke-free home
If you’ve decided to quit smoking or have quit smoking, congratulations! You are on the road to a healthier lifestyle for you and your family. Quitting smoking is only the first step. You also have to create a smoke-free home to help keep you and your family healthy. This brochure provides tips and information you can use to make your home smoke-free.
Still not convinced you should stop smoking?
Smoking is not only hazardous to your health, but to your family as well. This video shows the effect that your smoking has on you and your family.