Acting Senator Meg Snead Visits Maternity Care Coalition
Last week, MCC had the pleasure of hosting the Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary, Meg Snead, to speak about Medicaid postpa
A Smith Memorial Playground Socialization
Learn more about MOMobile Healthy Families America's Client Socialization Day from Advocate Angie Bellon.
RECAP: Global Big Latch On with MCC
On August 3, 4 and 5 2018, almost 60,000 people around the world took part in the Global Big Latch On, demonstrating their support for breastfeeding.
More U.S. women are dying in childbirth: What can be done?
More women becoming pregnant in the U.S. are already sick with serious chronic conditions. This is one of the reasons why, in the last 20 years, the number of women dying from complications related to childbirth has more than doubled in this country, while maternal mortality is actually decreasing in developing countries.
Advocating for Immigrant Families
On Tuesday October 3rd, local experts joined Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) at our Fall Policy Forum to address the ever-so-timely question: how can we best advocate for the health of immigrant women, children and families?
Disproving Myths: The HB59 Amendment
Dr. Dratman: "This amendment, a misguided attempt to change Medicaid, is unnecessary and will actually increase costs, both to beneficiaries and to Pennsylvania."
How to Contact Your State Legislator
Members of Congress collectively receive more than 200 million emails and letters every year. However constituents often forget that policy changes develop on an individual level. Pennsylvania State Representatives and Senators are our voices in Washington. Enduring advocacy may pay off for you, your family and your community.
Women Share Their Stories at a House Party for Health Care in Philadelphia
“When I was a graduate student, I struggled for months to find insurance that would cover my pregnancy,” said Stephanie Perez, a local mom and now social worker at Congreso in North Philadelphia. “Everywhere I called and applied, they told me the same thing: I had a pre-existing condition, that being my pregnancy.”