OUR FOCUS IS FAMILY

Family is at the heart of what we do. Our individual, family & community centered support services will help your growing family to thrive.

OUR GOALS ARE TO: 

  • Support families through any trimester, with any outcome.
  • Support any type of family. We are inclusive of all lifestyles and family situations. 
  • Tailor our support to be individual to your needs, with your plans in mind. 
  • Work in conjunction with your care provider to enable you to have the best pregnancy, birth and postpartum experiences.
  • Provide judgment free support and choices so that you are empowered to make the best decision for your family. 
  • Provide up to date, evidence based information to our clients. 
  • Provide you with valuable support and solutions when you choose to invest with us. 
  • Maintain our certifications and always be striving to better our education and skills. 

When you choose #NPD, you choose compassionate, caring doulas.

 

REVIEWS 

Postpartum Doula Client 

#Grateful for our postpartum doula, Mariah of Northwest PA Doulas, LLC βœ¨πŸ’žβœ¨ Did you know that there are birth doulas and postpartum doulas to support you throughout this transition? Having two older children and newborn twins, we needed all hands on deck! Mariah has been a tremendous help with daily household tasks, playing with the big kids, or caring for the babies while I escape to the shower or get a little exercise in. She can load the dishwasher and fold laundry while carrying a baby! πŸ™ŒπŸΌ Each doula at Northwest PA Doulas knows how to safely care for baby, they can help with feeding and nursing support, and are even available for overnight care. Did you hire a pp doula or have family lined up to help with your transition as you brought your little one(s) home? It takes a village, my friends, don't do it alone πŸ’ž If you are in the Northwest PA region, check out Northwest PA Doulas for birth and postpartum doula support πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•


Birth Doula and Placenta Encapsulation Client 

We wanted to thank you so very much for all of your help and support through everything leading up to, actual delivery and aftercare!! You made a huge difference for us and your knowledge and support helped more than I can express. You are amazing at what you do and I'm so thankful that we found you! Thank you for being there for us every step of the way and for helping us bring Baby into this world!! 


Postpartum Doula Client 

To Whom it May Concern,

I have had the utmost pleasure of working with Mariah Post after the birth of my first child in January 2017. We decided to consider a postpartum doula after our family told us they were not able to come stay with us to help after the birth of our daughter. My fiancΓ© is a very private person so the thought of having a stranger in our home was nerve wracking for him but, after the initial consultation, as soon as she walked through our door and greeted us with a warm smile she quickly made us feel at ease by creating a non-judgmental environment. We knew at that moment that she was the right fit for our family and asked her to be part of the journey with us. Mariah is an extremely intelligent, loving, dedicated business owner and mother who is focused on making the lives of her clients easier by educating, supporting, helping, or simply just being there to listen when needed. I feel confident is saying that she can handle any situation with thoughtfulness and professionalism. I would highly recommend her and Northwest PA Doula's to anyone considering their services.

Sincerely, 

Client


Your Best Postpartum Class Attendee 

The 'Your Best Post Partum' class was great. You can take a group class and meet other moms, or schedule a private class. Classes can be tailored slightly to meet your needs. My class had mothers expecting a second child, so we didn't spend a lot of time on diapering, but we did discuss concerns about recovery with other children at home. (This class was taught by certified childbirth educator, Chrissy.) 


Your Best Postpartum Class Attendee

I would highly recommend the your best postpartum class. Very informative and fun to do whether you have a private class or go to one of their planned classes. They are very accommodating and understanding with all the ups and downs that come with schedules and life. I would also just in general highly recommend Northwest Pa Doulas they care and will help with any questions that you may have as well as concerns. (This class was taught by certified childbirth educator, Chrissy) 


Childbirth Education Class Attendee

I took Mariah's educational class before I had my second child, and the knowledge was AMAZING! Which made this the best birth I could have imagined! Thank you for offering such awesome services!!!


Birth Doula Client 

"When I found out I was pregnant I started researching what was best for my baby and decided I needed a doula to help my birth go as smoothly as possible. Luckily I knew just the lady: the leader of my local La Leche League, Mariah Post.

Mariah had just started her own doula business and was already so informed and knowledgeable. She made herself readily available via phone throughout my pregnancy for any concern I had. She was very supportive of my plan to have a natural unmedicated birth, however she made it known that the decisions were up to me.

Mariah met with me for two prenatal visits, including one at my gynecologist's office. It was nice to have her meet the doctor she would be working with. She helped me to prepare for birth and brought up things I should consider that I hadn't even thought of.

I live close to the hospital so I planned to labor at home as long as possible, with the support of Mariah, and then to head to the hospital when I couldn't wait any longer. When Mariah arrived she made sure I was doing okay and that I ate something. After laboring at home for over 12 hours with more helpful hip squeezes than I can count from Mariah, we went to the hospital to have my natural birth. I was 6cm dilated when I arrived and Mariah helped remind me to breathe and cooled me down with wet washcloths on my forehead. After an hour and a half it was already time to push. Twenty minutes later, my beautiful son was born on May 1, 2016 and was very healthy.

A couple weeks after my birth Mariah came to my house for a postpartum visit. She checked to see how I was doing and helped me figure out how to use my breast pump and ringsling, amongst other things. Her genuineness and caring nature are priceless. Thank you so much Mariah for helping me with my natural birth!"


Birth Doula Client 

"When I found out I was pregnant, I had no idea what a doula was, let alone that I would need one. 
Then my best friend, Mariah, told me she was becoming a doula and explained to me what that entailed. I knew then I needed her to be there with me through the whole process. 

Having her there for everything was amazing. She helped me through the pregnancy, false labor, the rough contractions during my active labor, bringing my beautiful son into this world, the first latch, and everything postpartum. She was also there to help my husband when he was unsure how to comfort me during labor.

My plan was to have a homebirth but with some complications I was rushed to the hospital to deliver my son. She was there for me and was so calm through all the commotion and help me stay as calm as I could be. 

Mariah was there for me and had an answer for any question weather it it about pregnancy, labor, postpartum, or breastfeeding, as she is a LLL leader. 

I would recommend her to anyone and I also plan on having her at my next birth (in a few years of course)."