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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022
We started the week energized by the hundreds of powerful stories you shared with us during the first ever MOMibuster! Thank you!! During the MOMibuster more than 98,000 views happened! Thank you also for tuning in! We hope you were able to sit back and be inspired by how each of our care stories...
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Formula update: The bottle is starting to look half full.

May 13, 2022
Due to a historic recall of some forms of baby formula, there is now a nationwide shortage of formula and it’s a very big deal, reaching a crisis point for many families. (¿Busca información en español sobre la escasez de fórmula para bebés? MamásConPoder la tiene. Haga clic aquí .) Here’s what’s...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022
We’ve gathered your stories, of why Care Can’t Wait (Thank you!), And in a few days… it’s gonna be May. As April wraps up, we’re not slowing down. In anticipation of Mother’s Day, we are pushing Congress to pass robust family-centered legislation. We must ensure the wellbeing of pregnant workers,...
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Ad Campaign: Child Care is Part of America’s Infrastructure

April 28, 2022
By: Alejandra Londono Gomez and Christian Collins Last November, Congress passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act . While the funding is dedicated to much-needed physical infrastructure projects, Congress has failed to support the child care needs of men and women who are...
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Military Children Deserve our Best

April 26, 2022
Military families face the same challenges others across America face with the added complexities of a military lifestyle. In the last few years there have been many small steps that have incrementally improved maternal health care and parental leave while still in many instances taking several steps back in the implementation.
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¡Únete a MAMIbuster!

April 25, 2022
Se acerca el Día de la Madre, y después de más de dos años de estrés pandémico, vamos a celebrar nuestro día a lo GRANDE con un MAMIbuster! ¿Qué es MAMIbuster? ---> Durante ocho horas en el fin de semana del Día de la Madre, cientos de mamás, papás, padres, líderes y cuidadores de todo el país...
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Tax Billionaires

April 18, 2022
We are moving full steam ahead on making sure our elected leaders pass high-quality, affordable childcare and pre-K, maternal health programs, nutrition supports, home- and community-based services, and paid leave for all. But all of that takes $$$. That’s why it’s a perfect time to make sure the wealthy and mega-corporations are paying their fair share!
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Top #5Actions for Black Maternal Health Week: Friday, April 15, 2022

April 14, 2022
Please join MomsRising in celebrating Black Maternal Health Week !!! Founded by our partners at the Black Mamas Matter Alliance , Black Maternal Health Week is a week of awareness, activism, and community building where the voices of Black Mamas are centered. It is also a great opportunity to call...
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Tax Day action needed on the Child Tax Credit!

April 13, 2022
Did you know Tax Day is next Monday (April 18th)? I know….it really creeped up on me this year as well! This is the perfect opportunity for us to spread the word about our values, our concerns, and what our families really, truly need: Congress to take action to make sure billionaires pay their fair share in taxes AND extend the monthly Child Tax Credit checks.
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Baby held by a caregiver, being fed from a baby bottle

Families Nationwide Are Having Trouble Finding Baby Formula

April 12, 2022
My son is 7 months old and drinks a combination of breastmilk and formula. A few weeks ago, I went to buy more formula. After striking out at two stores, I stood in the aisle of BJs and started to panic. The shelves were completely empty of all Similac formula, including Similac Pro-Sensitive,...
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