Maternity Care Coalition Invited to Speak at Philadelphia’s B.PHL Innovation Fest
Last month, representatives from Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) had the opportunity to speak at Philadelphia’s annual B.PHL innovation fest. The event is a three day festival that looks to elevate the city of Philadelphia by highlighting the progressive, innovational organizations, people, and ideas within the community through engaging talks, interactive exhibits, exciting workshops and more.
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.
RECAP: 2018 Spring Policy Forum
MCC hosted its bi-annual policy forum titled "Shaping Policy for Working Mothers and their Families." Learn more about the event.
MCC’s Annual Family Gift Connection 2017
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.
“The Time for Timid Silence is Over”
I’ve been following the news very closely and finding myself increasingly agitated, appalled, angry and heartbroken. How have you handled these trying days and critical moment? Have you shared your perspective?
Meet Medicaid: Our MCC Stories
Over the past week we’ve posted stories depicting the negative impact the ACA repeal and Medicaid restructure would have on families. These voices remind us of the critical need for Medicaid and affordable healthcare for America’s families
Everyone Pays When Addiction Isn’t Treated
Janet recently celebrated her one month anniversary. After a ten-year addiction to a legally prescribed opioid – Percocet – Janet, who is pregnant, has stopped using.
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.