At Maternity Care Coalition, we are working to make breastfeeding accessible and safe for mothers and their children. To accomplish this, we are encouraging policy makers to support HB-11oo, the Workplace Accommodations for Nursing Mothers Act, which would promote workplace fairness by ensuring that nursing moms have a private, sanitary place to express breast milk and reasonable break time to do so across the state of Pennsylvania.
Election Day 2016 is right around the corner and Maternity Care Coalition wants to make sure you are ready. Have you registered to vote? Do you know where your polling place is? Do you have an understanding of what each candidate stands for?
On June 20, 2016 Philadelphia made history when Mayor Jim Kenney signed a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened and diet beverages. A large percentage of the tax, expected to raise $91 million annually, will be spent on expanding prekindergarten programs in our city.