In 2008, Dr. Peprah was certified through DONA International Inc., as a Birth Doula and spent several years assisting mothers in their journey of pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding.

What was initially a personal passion for supporting fellow mothers has turned into a branch of Dr. Peprah's career as a psychologist. 

Dr. Peprah has continued her work in the maternal health world as a consultant and workshop facilitator on topics of cultural competency for providers and maternal mental health.  Dr. Peprah is an Instructor and Consultant with The Association for Wholistic Maternal and Newborn Health, teaching cultural awareness, cross-cultural communication and perinatal mood disorder content for the organization’s trainings.  Dr. Peprah is also an active member of the Black Women Birthing Justice Collective promoting research, education and community-based services to positively transform birthing experiences in the black community.

Dr. Peprah currently serves on the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, Maternal Suicide Review Committee, working with other health care providers, researchers and maternal health professionals to identify key factors in preventing maternal suicide. 


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