Anisia’s Story

TENACIOUS SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC Anisia loves watching 18-month-old Israel try new things. “He’s a happy baby. He’s very active and always trying to…

Tan’ia’s Story

Tan’ia was clearly skeptical. A sophomore in high school and 17 weeks pregnant, her high school counselor had recommended that she seek the support of…

La Historia de Marvin

Marvin no sabía nada sobre bebés antes de que su hijo Matthew naciera el pasado noviembre. “No tenia experiencia en lo absoluto y soy muy…

Marvin’s Story

Marvin knew nothing about babies before his son Matthew was born last November. “I didn’t have any experience at all and I’m really young,” said…

La Historia de Alazae

Aaliyah está aprendiendo cosas nuevas todos los días. Gatea, se levanta sola y se pasea alrededor de los muebles, metiendo las manos en todos lados.…

Alazae’s Story

Aaliyah is learning new things every day. She’s crawling, pulling herself up and cruising around the furniture, little hands into everything. She’s a healthy, happy,…

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…

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,…

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…

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…