**Click here to access the NFP on Duty During Covid Panel with a federal legislative briefing and conversation between NFP mom Jessica and her nurse RosAnne** (password: NFPnurse1)

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NFP in the News

The Nation: How to Dismantle White Supremacy

August 21, 2020

“…I realized that there are already innovative strategies that would be effective in alleviating the day-to-day consequences of structural racism. Here are some that come immediately to mind. The Nurse-Family Partnership pairs first time, low-income mothers with visiting nurses who help families get a healthy start and work toward economic stability.”

MINNPOST: Nurse-Family Partnership stands with Minnesota moms to fight COVID, racism, poverty

July 8, 2020

“Across the United States where NFP operates, more than 317,000 families have been served. Randomized control trials have found that the program reduces child abuse and neglect cases by 48 percent and cuts emergency room visits for accidents and poisonings by 56 percent. The presence of fathers in the household is increased by 46 percent in Nurse-Family Partnership families.

NFP benefits all of us by addressing homelessness, injustice, inequity and the myriad impacts of poverty, discrimination and lack of opportunity. It is supported through private donations and public funding, and every dollar spent on NFP saves a remarkable $5.70 for high-risk families.”

The Urban Institute: Boosting Upward Mobility 

June 19, 2020 

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a home visiting model that involves sending nurses to first time expectant mothers to help them improve prenatal outcomes, support their child’s health and development, and work toward economic stability. 

New York Times: How to Think About Pregnancy Risks   

June 16, 2020 

When we asked readers two years ago what should be the next great American public health campaign, several advocated more funding for the Nurse Family Partnership, a nonprofit that sets up nurse home visits to low-income first-time mothers.