May Was Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month
Photo by Graham Macindoe May marked Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising raise awareness and help end stigma around
Infant Mortality Awareness Month
During the month of September, MCC and its Healthy Start team launched an online campaign to spread infant mortality and safe sleep awareness.
Get Out the Vote
Introducing Maternity Care Coalition's "Get Out the Vote" campaign!
Celebrating Father’s Day with Maternity Care Coalition
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
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.
First of Many Steps to End Shackling of Incarcerated Women
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.
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.
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.
Meet MCC’s New CEO!
Meet Maternity Care Coalition's New CEO!
RECAP: Celebrating Mothers Brunch 2018
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.