The World Breastfeeding Week theme this year was “Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding,” so it’s fitting that our new Pennsylvania milk depot that opened August 2 does exactly that. We are thrilled to partner with Pettaway Pursuit Foundation to add this donor milk drop-off location to the services that this worthy community organization offers to families in the Delaware County area.
Pettaway Pursuit Foundation (PPF) announces the grand opening of a human milk depot, in partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast. The opening event will take place on Friday, August 2nd at 11:00 am as part of the Global Big Latch On event PPF will be hosting at their Lansdowne Headquarters, 11 Owen Ave., Lansdowne, PA 19050. The depot will be new addition to its PPF Lactation Station which currently offers a free monthly Breastfeeding Support Group and in-house Certified Lactation Counselors. Read more.
Rooted in all things maternal health, Pettaway Pursuit Foundation continuously seeks to be advocates of anything that may positively impact pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experiences. Appropriately, the Delaware County Breastfeeding Coalition asked PPF to be a featured speaker at their Bringing Baby to Breast Conference. Being that the foundation’s very own Board Member, Shanna Williams, as the chairperson of the Delaware County Breastfeeding Coalition... Read more.
With the launch of its brand-new headquarters, Pettaway Pursuit Foundation (PPF) wanted to ensure the location be a hub for its surrounding communities. To set that initiative in motion, the Lansdowne-based organization began to offer free parenting classes to keep their community engaged. Always advocates of maternal health first, PPF are experts in identifying how to best serve the mother and infant. Its pioneer doula program, Doula By My Side (DBMS), allows mothers to experience a... Read more.
A pioneer in marrying traditional doula services with managed care insurance plans, Pettaway Pursuit Foundation (PPF) has always deemed it important to service mothers in any way they can. Due to the unique model of their Doula By My Side (DBMS) Program, PPF realized there was a large gap in who they can serve within their community. Appropriately, PPF opted to reintroduce its PAL for Parents (P4P) Program to offer free and affordable, evidence-based classes ... Read more
After nearly 20 years of servicing both prenatal and postpartum needs of mothers from various backgrounds, Pettaway Pursuit Foundation has launched its headquarters on May 30, 2018. Operating out of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, the new location looks to serve as a central hub for its surrounding communities as well as its two other branches in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In addition, new classes and workshops will be available as an extension of the services previously provided. Read more.
Yeadon, PA May 23, 2018 – After nearly 20 years of servicing both prenatal and postpartum needs of mothers from various backgrounds, Pettaway Pursuit Foundation will be launching its headquarters on May 30, 2018. Operating out of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, the new location looks to serve as a central hub for its surrounding communities as well as its two other branches in Massachusetts and Rhode... Read more.
WORCESTER, MA --As the U.S. ranks 56th in the world for infant mortality, 6 deaths per 1,000 births; the City of Worcester has an average of 7 to 9 deaths per 1,000 births, which is higher than the Massachusetts rate of 5 deaths per 1,000. The Pettaway Pursuit Foundation (PPF) is a maternal health and family organization whose mission is to empower expectant, at-risk... Read more
YEADON, PA--As the U.S. ranks 56th in the world for infant mortality, 6 deaths per 1,000 births; Pennsylvania has 6.7 deaths per 1,000 births; while per the results by PHMC’s Perinatal Periods of Risk (PPOR) research project, Delaware County has 9.6 deaths per 1,000 births. The Pettaway Pursuit Foundation (PPF) is headquartered in Delaware County as a maternal... Read more.
Yeadon, PA September 30, 2016 – In collaboration with managed care agencies since 2007, the Pettaway Pursuit Foundation (PPF) has provided care for over 1,100 expectant and new mothers in select counties in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. Their signature program, Doula By... Read more.
OXFORD – Faith L. Amaro admits she “winged it” the first time she gave birth, and with less-than-happy results.
She couldn’t breastfeed her son, Noah, now 4, and post-partum depression settled in, she said. “I had a really bad experience with my first pregnancy,” said Mrs. Amaro, 25. “I was isolated and a... Read more.
Health Partners recently incorporated the use of “doulas” in our ever evolving Baby Partners program in order to meet the specific needs and improve health outcomes for our members with high-risk pregnancies. These competent caregivers, trained and certified by Doulas of North America (DONA), are provided by Pettaway Pursuit Foundation, an exemplary agency with... Read more.
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