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…

Nurse 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…

Tin Tin

Tin Tin Aye sits on the floor in her Iowa apartment, laughing and stacking building blocks with her son who’s almost two. Her bright smile…

Lauren

I can stand up, set those boundaries and make the decisions that are best for not just me, but for my daughter. Lauren Biser speaks…

Jermaine

Jermaine returns home from the pediatrician’s office. His 2-month-old son, Ja’Marr, was due for a round of his immunizations. “He did great,” Jermaine says with…

Mark

Two years ago Mark was working the night shift at McDonald’s in Lubbock, Texas, when a young woman walked up to the counter and asked…

Rosa

On March 15, 2017, Rosa Valentin – a 16-year old mom from Lancaster, Pennsylvania – testified before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on…