What’s SUID and Why You Should Care
Learn more about one of the leading causes of death for infants ages 1-12 months from MCC's Cribs for Kids Program Manager, Shauntay Murray.
Serena Williams = Super Woman: Exploring Maternal Mortality through a non-Mom Serena Williams Fan
“I fight a lot of battles in my life and it’s just fighting against the odds.”-Serena Williams Growing up, Serena Williams was my idol. Seeing h
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.
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*.
SIDS Awareness Month 2017
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.
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."
MCC Celebrates the Spirit of Booth Maternity
Last week the Pennsylvania Historical Commission unveiled a historical marker commemorating Booth Maternity Center at what is now part of St Joseph University’s Campus. This was significant to me and the MCC family in many ways.
We’re Making an Impact – But We Need Help
Yesterday leading national experts joined Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) at our Spring Policy Forum: What’s Next? Surveying the federal policy landscape for women, children and families. Despite the unprecedented degree of uncertainty, our panelists were able to provide valuable insight into how the federal landscape is shaping up for women, children and families.
Public Policy Forum: Kellie Phelan’s Story
For the past 6 years, Kellie Phelan has worked with hundreds of children whose parents either are incarcerated or formerly incarcerated. Before becoming the Program Coordinator for Hour Children’s "Hour Friend In Deed" Mentoring Program, Kellie herself was incarcerated, pregnant, and in treatment for opioid dependency.