In Tennessee, the necessity of programs such as Nurse-Family Partnership is great, as the state ranks in the lowest quartile for overall child health. Infant mortality, low birth weight and poverty rates are all high.

Tennessee began implementing the Nurse-Family Partnership model in 2010 through Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. Today, Nurse-Family Partnership serves vulnerable young families in multiple counties. Public and private funding and support enables these Tennessee charitable services. In Tennessee, the necessity of programs such as Nurse-Family Partnership is great, as the state ranks in the lowest quartile for overall child health. Infant mortality, low birth weight and poverty rates are all high.

 

Over 40 years of evidence show the measurable, long-lasting difference Nurse-Family Partnership makes in the lives of moms and their children. Meet NFP moms and nurses in our video.

 

NFP mom Terri and her daughter Aubrielle

Terri was 22 weeks pregnant when she found out that something was wrong. A routine ultrasound had revealed her baby had a heart defect. She was devastated as she nervously waited for more information.

MEET TERRI & AUBRIELLE

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