Mahogany

The rain was coming down heavily as wind pounded on the side of the house. New mom Mahogany was inside trying to soothe her 3-month…

Kayla

“When I found out I was pregnant, I was in shock. It was the biggest and best surprise!” exclaimed Nurse-Family Partnership graduate Kayla. When she…

Mirna

When Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast and greater Houston area, 28-year-old Mirna was among thousands of people forced to leave their homes for safer…

Tinnekia

When she was six months pregnant, first-time mom Tinnekia learned about Nurse-Family Partnership through the WIC Office of Tarrant County in Texas. She was glad…

Tierra

Facing a high-risk pregnancy triggered by a prior medical condition, 19-year-old Tierra knew she needed support. Fortunately, she had enrolled in the national Nurse-Family Partnership…

Sara

Sara, who joined Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), a nonprofit that supports first-time mothers, when she was pregnant a couple years ago, considers herself somewhat jaded when…

Nurse Kathryn

Inclement weather in the mountains of North Carolina would sometimes keep Kathryn Ross, a nurse working with Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), a nonprofit that supports…

Lizbeth

“Yo tengo Lupus… Mi familia me llama una guerrera porque mi enfermera me ayudó a prepararme física y mentalmente para un parto natural.” Lizbeth Ortiz-Luna,…

Nurse Michelle

Fighting the Heroin Epidemic, Fighting for Clients Nurse Michelle Krantz had a bad feeling when her client kept canceling appointments. Cora and her husband, Eddie,…

Cecilia

Cecilia Sanchez is a single mom who was on her own the day her infant son’s umbilical cord fell off. That’s an event that routinely…

Kelly and Nurse Kyla

Deep down inside I felt like something wasn’t normal. And it turns out it wasn’t. Kelly Plunkett speaks with her Nurse-Family Partnership nurse Kyla Pfannenstiel…

Natausha

When she first found out she was pregnant, Natausha Smith, BSN, RN, was preparing to finish her nursing degree—not become a mother.   Read Natausha’s…

South Carolina Nurses

Ja’el

Oyuny

From battling addiction to trying to be the best mom, I’m really proud I didn’t give up. Oyuny Bahena speaks with nurse Regina Vittore about…

SC Finds Innovative Way to Help First-time Moms

FLORENCE, S.C. – One in five babies in South Carolina is born to a first-time, low-income mother. Many of the moms are young, like 18-year-old…

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