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... 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 aiming to empower... Read More

While maternal health has always been at the forefront of PPF’s mission, the organization seeks to extend its reach to all members of the community. With this goal in mind, PPF has launched the “PAL for Parents” program where parents can learn essential and valuable life skills to benefit both themselves and their families.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... Read More

Jill Kasten, a lead doula for the Pettaway Pursuit Foundation in Massachusetts, met with Mrs. Amaro of Oxford and spoke to her by telephone in the weeks leading up to the birth of Isaias. The women talked about breastfeeding and how Mrs. Amaro could “own” her birth experience, the women said.​.. 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 My Side, offers non-medical assistance before, during, and after child birth to... Read More

Our Contact Information

Local: 610-553-5479

Toll Free: 1-844-PPF-DBMS 

​Fax: 610-553-5482

Email: info@theppf.org

Headquarters: 11 Owen Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050

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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... Read More