Keelah

Keelah knew she wanted to be a mother. But she wanted her baby’s childhood to be different than hers had been, having grown up with…

Daniel

What surprised Daniel most about his first encounter with nurse Irene was the homework. He admits that he didn’t know what to expect from a…

Krystle

When Krystle found out she was pregnant with triplets Sariyah, Amirah and Zahra, she thought safely making it through her pregnancy would be her biggest…

Brooke

Brooke was apprehensive about this whole home-visit thing. A couple of people had suggested that she contact Nurse-Family Partnership® for support, but she hesitated. She…

Amanda

When the emergency room nurse told Amanda she was pregnant, she thought she was delivering good news. It seemed to the nurse that Amanda, then…

Danielle

The Danielle you see today – healthy, happy, sober, working hard toward an ambitious goal – is a different person from the 25-year-old woman who…

Arianna

When she was 17-years old and eight weeks pregnant, high school senior Arianna enrolled in Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) at United Way of the Coastal Bend…

Rosa

At 18 years old and three months pregnant, high school graduate Rosa moved from Houston to Round Rock, Texas, to be closer to her baby’s…

Yessica

Ready to enter her sophomore year of high school and three months pregnant, 16-year old Yessica decided to learn how to take care of herself…

Twymitchellyn

When Twymitchellyn found out she was pregnant, she wasn’t sure how to react. “I was scared, nervous, basically, every emotion you can feel at once,…

Tiesha

At nine months, Elisa is a crawling, babbling, cooing, healthy and happy baby. But the path to all this unabashed delight was far from carefree.…

Sam

Alone and pregnant after a broken engagement, Sam, 24, worried about caring for a baby. “Oh boy,” she thought. “What did I get myself into?…

Mike

“You have to be true to yourself in order to be true to your children.” Mike became a dad at a crucial moment in the…

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,…

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…

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…