Aretta Straw, CRNP In Network

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Aretta Straw, CRNP

Aretta Straw is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and board-certified Lactation Consultant. She joined Penn Highlands in 2018.

Aretta received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clarion University in Clarion, Pennsylvania, and her Master of Science in Nursing from Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

In addition to offering complete prenatal, postnatal, and gynecologic care, Aretta works with new mothers as a lactation consultant, and she performs LARC insertion and removal. She also specializes in addiction medicine in pregnancy.

Aretta currently practices in two Penn Highlands Life’s Journey OB/GYN locations in Clearfield and Philipsburg, Pennsylvania.

  • Obstetrics / Gynecology
Board Status
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  • Associate of Science, Nursing, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Clarion University, Clarion, PA
  • Master of Science, Nursing, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • Emergency Nurses Association
  • North American Menopause Society
  • Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
Treatments & Services


Obstetrics and Gynecology Care at Penn Highlands Life’s Journey OB/GYN

Holistic Healthcare for a Happy Life.

Penn Highlands Life’s Journey OB/GYN proudly offers personalized, patient-centered care for women in all stages of life and health. Our team of experts includes gynecologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, midwives, and other specialists in the field of women’s reproductive health.

Our goal is to improve the health of women every day. We enjoy building relationships with our patients, seeing each as an individual with unique needs, who deserve our compassion and respect.

What type of services does Life’s Journey OB/GYN provide?

We provide a continuum of expert care for women from their teen years through menopause and beyond.

  • Adolescent gynecology services
  • Routine well-woman exams
  • Prenatal care
  • Fertility issues
  • Genetic counseling
  • Endometriosis and other health challenges
  • Cancers of the reproductive system
  • Menopause
  • Specialty services

Our team cherishes the life-long relationships we build with our patients. We are there for you throughout every phase of your life.

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Penn Highlands Life's Journey OB/GYN - Philipsburg
Moshannon Valley Community Medical Building
271 Railroad Street
Philipsburg, PA 16866

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