DBMS Program is currently NOT accepting referrals. However, you can choose a doula or lactation provider from our newest program, Birth Workers Connect! Check out this link to meet your perinatal needs!
Pettaway Pursuit Foundation's Doula By My Side (DBMS) Program originated to provide antepartum, birth, and postpartum doula services to vulnerable mothers and their families in a broader community. They are mothers who are medically high-risk and socially at-risk. The DBMS Program is currently serving the five counties of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Delaware, Montgomery, Bucks, and Chester. The curriculum our doula use is Partnered for a Healthy Baby Home Visiting.
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
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