Temea’s Story

Temea is so serious about school, her job and her rambunctious 1-year-old son, Jayce, that she frequently can catch people off-guard with her wicked sense…

La Historia de Yodelis

Desde el principio, Yodelis tenía altas expectativas para Nathan y para ella misma. Tenía 16 años cuando quedó embarazada y admite que estaba avergonzada y…

Yodelis’s Story

From the very beginning, Yodelis had high expectations for Nathan – and herself. She was 16 when she got pregnant and she admits she was…

La’Quana’s Story

By almost any measure, 19-year-old La’Quana is remarkable. She was barely 16 when her son, Marques, was born and since her pregnancy went undiagnosed for…

Athena’s Story

Tobi, Athena’s 6-year-old son, sits beside her on the sofa watching her homework videos and dreaming of being a scientist just like his mom. She’s…

Kayla’s Story

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…

Keelah Story

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 Story

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 Story

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…

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…

Cynthia

“You are the best mom your baby could ever have.” During her senior year of high school, Cynthia got pregnant and faced doubt from others…

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…