Pettaway Pursuit Foundation's Doula By My Side (DBMS) Program is considered to be PPF’s cornerstone program which provides doula services in the Greater Philadelphia area. We provide specialized services to birthing families who are socially and physically vulnerable and sensitive during the perinatal period. Our doulas are trained in the social determinants of health to educate their clients with the importance of advocating for their own reproductive and birth justices. This place our doulas in a strong supportive role to serve birthing families in moments of need. Those we serve may have a history of preterm births, behavioral health needs, lack family support, or be adversely affected by their socioeconomic status.
A PPF Doula* is a trained professional in maternal health who offers you:
*A doula does not take the place of your OB/GYN.
DBMS Program Goals:
To impact and reduce outcomes related to:
To educate and encourage mothers to:
To improve birth outcomes by preventing preterm births through education and intervention.
To be able to provide doula services to every woman who wants it.
We offer Education on:
We offer Support on:
Collaboration with Care Managers, Behavioral Health, or Social Care managers for additional support and services
Pettaway Pursuit Foundation
11 Owen Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050 US
PETTAWAY PURSUIT FOUNDATION ®