FAQs About Postpartum Doulas | Northwest PA Doulas

Postpartum Doulas are totally new to Erie, Meadville and surrounding areas. Postpartum doulas help with a myriad of things including emotional support, practical hands on help and education for families. 

Postpartum? Doesn't that have to do with postpartum depression? 

Nope! The word postpartum refers to the postpartum period which is defined as the first year after you have a baby. Postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety and other mood disorders are common among modern parents. Our doula teams are experts at recognizing normalcy in our clients. If PPD or PPA become apparent, we are happy to talk with you and refer you to a professional who can support you well. 

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