Stories tagged: "Maternity Care Coalition"

Senator Amanda Cappelletti (D-Montgomery), Joined by state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) and US Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-Montgomery) at an abortion rights press conference May 04, 2022. (James Robinson | Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus)
Pennsylvania’s Bipartisan Baby: How Sen. Cappelletti’s First Child is Changing the Political Environment in the Senate

Democrat Amanda Cappelletti feels her Republican colleagues are viewing issues such as maternity leave on a more personal level now that she is about to become the first state senator to give birth while in office.

Maternity hospital, Models. (Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)
If Republicans Care So Much About Babies, Why Aren’t They Doing More to Address Maternity Care Deserts?

GOP lawmakers want to counter pushbacks to abortion bans with better maternal care, but they have yet to address the lack of obstetricians and hospitals with delivery units that exist in certain parts of Pennsylvania.