Jonel’s Story

Jonel and her husband, Sawyer, learned they were expecting their first baby in June 2021 while living abroad in Vietnam. “At this time, the COVID-19…

Taquana’s Story

To listen to boisterous Zy’Aire, you’d never guess he started his life as a delicate low-birthweight baby. Now 2 years old, he’s full of energy,…

Jacob & Megan’s Story

“When Megan first told me she was pregnant, I was unsure of what to do next,” recalled new dad Jacob. “I felt relieved when we…

N’Kenge’s Story

In May of 2019, N’Kenge left work early because she wasn’t feeling well. She made it to the Plano, Texas train station, but before she…

Camille’s Story

When Camille was young, she helped her family take care of her ill grandmother. “My grandma told me I was the best little nurse she…

Jennifer’s Story

Jennifer has a lot to celebrate each April – most notably, 2022 marks five full years of sobriety for her. “As a recovering heroin addict,…

Building Resilient Families

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and Nurse-Family Partnership Work Together to Serve Families The charge for Sheena Kanott Lambert, public health director for the Eastern…

Asia’s Story

Empowerment through home visitation March 19, 2021 by Asia Collins-Muhammad, NFP Parent Ambassador and mother of five I was 22 years old, working full time,…

Jamal’s Story

Little Maryn was 2 months old when her dad left for a 10-month deployment to Bahrain where being a father was reduced to often awkward…

TeQuiera’s Story

SUPPORTING BLACK MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) nurse TeQuiera will tell anyone within earshot that she has the best job in the world. She…

Cora’s Story

TENACIOUS SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC It was quite the New Year’s surprise when 20-year-old Cora discovered she was pregnant. While excited about a new…

Shaquilla’s Story

TENACIOUS SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC When Shaquilla went into labor on April 5, 2020, it triggered a frenzy of intense activity. She was the…

Meagan’s Story

TENACIOUS SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC Meagan was the new girl. She moved to Macon, Ga., to live with her father halfway through her junior…

Amanda’s Story

TENACIOUS SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC For as long as Amanda could remember, Texas was home. She spent most of her life in and around…

Ashunti’s Story

Mom, wife, homeowner, project manager. Looking at the educated, accomplished, confident woman Ashunti is today makes it a little difficult to imagine her as a…

Rea’s Story

TENACIOUS SUPPORT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC For the last two years, 23-year-old Rea has put her life back together. Today, she is the devoted mother…