Kayla

As a U.S. Navy corpsman, Kayla worked in the labor and delivery section of a hospital, watching as new mothers wrapped their arms around their…

Sara

From her previous careers as a social worker and nurse in pediatrics and obstetrics, nurse Sara always felt a calling to home visiting. When a…

Maddie

Growing up in a big family, nurse Maddie knew she always wanted to work with families and kids. While she loved her previous position as…

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…

Kathy

Expecting a child is a time of great joy and anticipation, but for many first-time mothers it can also be a time of great stress.…

Natasha

When Natasha found out she was pregnant at age 19, she was scared and in denial. She had never envisioned herself a parent and was…

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…

Allison

The Allison you see today – focused, driven, highly organized, hyper-rational – is a far cry from the starry-eyed 19-year-old who dropped out of school…

Lisa

Lisa spiraled into a dark place when she first learned she was pregnant. A week after, she found herself alone in her bathtub bawling her…

Salinta & Darian

The image is burned hard into Salinta’s memory. She was three months pregnant, standing in the middle of the street in a neighborhood in Gary,…

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…

Danielle

Suffering from depression her entire life, the year before Danielle became pregnant she attempted suicide four times. Before her last attempt she “just wanted to…

Margarita

When she was 14-years old, Margarita was addicted to drugs and in and out of the juvenile justice system. During one stay, she discovered 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…