BirthMatters

BirthMatters

Another Best Practice Breastfeeding Friendly Business Site

Maya recently sat down with Debbie Strickland. She is the Director of This is My Child (TMC), a childcare and early education center located at the Middle Tyger Community Center (MTCC). TMC is the first childcare center in Upstate South Carolina to be...
Spotlighting Best Practice Breastfeeding Business Friendly Sites

Spotlighting Best Practice Breastfeeding Business Friendly Sites

Maya recently spoke with Staci Gallman, the Women and Children Services Program Coordinator at Spartanburg Regional, about how the healthcare system has approached being breastfeeding friendly and why breastfeeding matters to them. Staci says that breastfeeding...
Garden Party 2019

Garden Party 2019

We wanted to share a bit about our recent Garden Party fundraiser. The garden party is an event that we throw every year in April to raise money to support our programming. At the event, community supporters, colleagues in the industry, and some of those...
May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

To honor teen pregnancy prevention month and the work we are doing on this issue, we have partnered with the Mary Black Foundation to show how we are addressing this issue every day. Check out our blog post below. Teen Pregnancy in Spartanburg Did you...
Birth and Equity: Why Community-Based Doulas?

Birth and Equity: Why Community-Based Doulas?

Birth and Equity: Why Community-Based Doulas? This week’s blog is written by Molly Chappell-McPhail, Executive Director at BirthMatters, Brenda Blasingame, M.A., Executive Director at HealthConnect One, and Dila K Perera, MSW MPH, Executive Director...
Sex Education: Netflix’s New Smash Teen Hit

Sex Education: Netflix’s New Smash Teen Hit

iMatter recently partnered with the Connect Initiative through the Mary Black Foundation to write a blog post about Netflix’s new smash hit show, Sex Education. This show has become increasingly popular with teens and many parents have questions...
What’s New With BirthMatters in 2019

What’s New With BirthMatters in 2019

We’ve been up to a lot lately. From events with our families, to new fundraisers, to awesome events for our supporters. Check out our newsletter to learn more. Don’t forget to sign up for our email list so you can keep up to date with us.
Yasmine’s Story

Yasmine’s Story

Yasmine is the mom of a little girl named Kennedy who she calls her best friend. “Everything I do from the time I pick her up we do together, we’re never not together. It’s just us, I talk to her like she’s my best friend.” When Yasmine found...

We’re Hiring – Part-Time Bookkeeper

BirthMatters is hiring a new position, part-time bookeeper. Please see the job description below. Qualified applicants can apply by sending a resume and cover letter to Molly Chappell-McPhail at molly@birth-matters.org. The position will be open until...
Attendees mingling at the beginning of the event.

Wine Pull Fundraiser 2018

Our executive director, Molly, had the incredible idea of bringing a new type of fundraising event to the Upstate, a wine pull! And that idea became a reality at our first ever fall fundraiser on October 25th. At the fundraiser, everyone who attended...