Now in it's 18th year, Celebrating Mothers Brunch will take place June 4, 2022.
During the week of April 16-April 20, 2018 Maternity Care Coalition’s Early Head Start program celebrated the WOYC (Week of the Young Child.) Every
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
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.
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.
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.
Despite the uncertainty and troubling developments, there are bright spots. One thing we know to be true is that babies are bi-partisan, so it is up to MCC and other like-minded individuals and organizations to educate legislators on the policies which will best serve babies and of course their families!
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.