Pregnant and Parenting from Jail: Part 3
Part 3 of this series, centered around MOMobile at Riverside, focuses on the need for more research of incarcerated mothers.
HFA Winter Festival 2018
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.
SNAP Out of It!
As lawmakers put the final touches on the new Farm Bill, many are quick to forget the critical piece it plays for the lives of millions. It’s time for them to SNAP out of it!
Pregnant and Parenting from Jail: Part 2
Part 2 of this series, centered around MOMobile at Riverside, focuses on breastfeeding and how incarceration impacts a mother's ability to do so.
Board President’s Perspective
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.
Week of the Young Child 2018
During the week of April 16-April 20, 2018 Maternity Care Coalition’s Early Head Start program celebrated the WOYC (Week of the Young Child.) Every
Volunteer Appreciation Week 2018
Volunteer turned full-time staff member, Abby Dolan, shares her experience volunteering at MCC in celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Week 2018.
C.H.E.W. program grows with cooking demo
Maternity Care Coalition's C.H.E.W. program brings parents and staff to the table by adding cooking demonstrations for Early Head Start parents at our South Philadelphia site.
MCC’s New Food Buying Program Aims to Tackle Food Insecurity and Obesity Starting at Birth
Maternity Care Coalition, in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University and the Share Food Program, is excited to announce the launch of C.H.E.W. (Cultivating Healthy Eating & Wellness), a new food buying club based in our South Philadelphia community-based site to promote a culture of health and wellness*.
Supporting Nursing Mothers is Good Business
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.