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.
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.
Part 2 of this series, centered around MOMobile at Riverside, focuses on breastfeeding and how incarceration impacts a mother's ability to do so.
Volunteer turned full-time staff member, Abby Dolan, shares her experience volunteering at MCC in celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Week 2018.