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.
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.
C.H.E.W. program grows with cooking demo
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.
MCC’s Annual Family Gift Connection 2017
23 years later, Maternity Care Coalition Family Gift Connection continues to support our neediest families.
More U.S. women are dying in childbirth: What can be done?
More women becoming pregnant in the U.S. are already sick with serious chronic conditions. This is one of the reasons why, in the last 20 years, the number of women dying from complications related to childbirth has more than doubled in this country, while maternal mortality is actually decreasing in developing countries.
Maternity Care Coalition Certifies Janney Montgomery Scott as a Breastfeeding Friendly Employer
Philadelphia Breastfeeding Leader Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) is proud to announce that Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (“Janney”), a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and investment banking firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has officially been certified a Breastfeeding Friendly Employer.
“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.