Despite our name, Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) has a long history of empowering fathers and father-figures as caretakers, advocates, and teachers for the children in their lives
Part 3 of this series, centered around MOMobile at Riverside, focuses on the need for more research of incarcerated mothers.
The First Step Act was passed in late December 2018. Dr. Mogul, Maternity Care Coalition’s Senior Director of Research and an advocate for incarcerated women having supported MCC’s MOMobile at Riverside Correctional Facility program since its founding in 2006, writes about the impact of this law, and gives a glimpse of what incarcerated pregnant women face during pregnancy and childbirth.
MCC Health Families America Advocate, Angie Bellon reflects on the recent Winter Festival 2018 Celebration that was held for clients at our North Penn, Pennsylvania site.
Part 2 of this series, centered around MOMobile at Riverside, focuses on breastfeeding and how incarceration impacts a mother's ability to do so.
MCC's Board President, Liza Seltzer, pens an impactful response to current policies for and against families. Inspiration for the post came from a Summer 2018 family trip where she saw the infamous J35 orca whale pod and the deceased newborn calf being pushed by its Mother.
Learn more about MOMobile Healthy Families America's Client Socialization Day from Advocate Angie Bellon.
Over the next few months, Maternity Care Coalition will be providing a series of blog posts highlighting the work being done in our MOMobile at Riverside program. Learn more from Part 1 in this series.