If you, a family member, or someone you may know is expecting an addition(s) to a family, there are resources available:
Maternity Coalition Care (MCC)
Seeks to improve maternal and child health and well-being through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers, and communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Breastfeeding Support. Having trouble connecting with a Lactation Consultant? Connect with a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. A little different, yes, but the work remains the same. Support from latching the baby, to continuing breastfeeding with the benefits of the baby and mother/baby bonding.
Cribs for Kids
Free safe sleep education, cribs, fitted sheets, and blanket sleepers to eligible families. Services at several community locations across Philadelphia or in the family’s home. Training for social service agencies, health insurance companies, staff of shelters, daycares, and other organizations. Referrals to other resources for new parents across Philadelphia