Doulas provide prenatal, childbirth, and early childhood support for at-risk pregnancies. This support includes:
- Advocacy and support at prenatal appointments, during childbirth, and at postnatal and well-baby check-ups
- Breastfeeding support
- Childbirth preparation
- Education on prenatal developments and caring for an infant
- Lamaze instruction
Average Length of Service
Services typically last the duration of the pregnancy, plus 3 to 6 months after birth.
Frequency & Location of Contacts
Contacts are as needed and can occur in the home or community, including in medical settings.
There is not age restriction in this program. Participants must be pregnant at the time of referral.
Community Services of Venango County
206 Seneca Street
Oil City, PA 16301