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'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.
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.
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.
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*.
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?