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Moms to Visit Senators Thursday to Urge Support for Quality, Affordable Health Care, Medicaid & Maternity Coverage

Posted July 19, 2017 by MomsRising

With our nation’s health care hanging in the balance, on Thursday morning MomsRising members will deliver superhero capes to U.S Senators Shelley Moore Capito, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski for standing up for women, children and families by opposing the dangerous proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without replacing it. The capes are [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

The Loss of a Mother is Devastating

Posted July 19, 2017 by SMFM

By: Erika Werner, MD On average, two to three women die each day in the United States during childbirth or shortly thereafter. As Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) physicians, we often cannot speak openly about individual tragedies because we want to respect confidentiality and privacy, but do not mistake this silence for a desire for these stories [...]

KidsRising Takeover: NJISJ

Posted July 18, 2017 by Hanna

  Last week on KidsRising, we had a complete takeover by the incredible New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (NJISJ). This non-profit organization focuses on assisting New Jersey urban communities in employment opportunities, community-oriented alternatives to incarceration for youth, and changing criminal policy to help fight for justice for all.     This powerful graphic [...]

Repealing Affordable Care Act Would Have ‘Created a Crisis for Our Country’

Posted July 18, 2017 by MomsRising

With breaking news that there aren’t enough votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act in the U.S. Senate at this time, the moms, dads, parents and caregivers of America celebrate. Now, instead of working to build support for yet another measure that would take health insurance away from tens of millions of people, U.S. Senate [...]

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#ProtectOurCare Why Medicaid matters for my son's life

Posted July 17, 2017 by Nadia

Below is the story submitted by PA MomsRising member Devalina    I'd like to share a personal story of how the new proposed Senate Bill (BCRA) would directly affect my family and hurt others in the Bleeding Disorders Community.     Our son Zeke, was born with a chronic illness called Hemophilia last March. Mostly, [...]

#ProtectOurCare Meet Angela from Westminster, CO

Posted July 17, 2017 by Ebonee Rice

The current Medicaid program offers essential resources for low-income women and their children, including screenings for postpartum depression, and check-ups. These benefits help babies surivive and mothers thrive. Anything less than these offerings is both shockingly cruel and counterproductive as public health policy. Let’s hear from Angela Hansen a Medicaid recipient, from Westminster, CO. My son [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Medicaid is crucial to maternal health

Posted July 17, 2017 by Nadia

We need you. The revised version of the U.S. Senate Republican’s horribly destructive health care bill included an amendment (offered by U.S. Senators Cruz and Lee) that makes it even worse by allowing insurers to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s coverage requirements if they offer at least one plan that covers essential health [...]

Raise Your Voice This Week! #5Actions

Posted July 14, 2017 by Karen Showalter

Even though it's summer, we can't take a break from speaking out on important issues that matter to parents and families -- like healthcare, gun safety, and net neutrality. We resist, and we persist. Guess what? It's working! Voices like yours have successfully stalled the very-bad Senate healthcare bill. So far. But we can't let [...]