The 14th Annual Celebrating Mothers Brunch honored Dorothy Johnson-Speight, Founder and National Executive Director of Mothers in Charge, Inc. for her service to her community and commitment to helping women, children and families.
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.
23 years later, Maternity Care Coalition Family Gift Connection continues to support our neediest families.
The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program expired on September 30th, 2017 and Congress still has yet to renew it. Learn more about the program's impact on families in Pennsylvania and how you can get involved to help renew it for another 5 years.
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*.
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.
Philadelphia Breastfeeding Leader Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) is proud to announce that Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has officially been certified a Breastfeeding Friendly Employer.
Liam Francis Scull was born a beautiful, happy and healthy baby on November 5th, 2015. Just four days before he would have turned 8-months old, Liam suddenly and unexpectedly passed away.
Dr. Dratman: "This amendment, a misguided attempt to change Medicaid, is unnecessary and will actually increase costs, both to beneficiaries and to Pennsylvania."
Earlier this month, Maternity Care Coalition became a pioneer in parental leave policies. JoAnne Fischer, Executive Director of MCC, announced that the organization will begin aligning their Human Resource policies with their mission, offering 6 weeks of paid family leave—which extends to new parents, whether biological, adoptive or foster parents, and same sex domestic partners.