US Virgin Islands

Nurse-Family Partnership in the U.S. Virgin Islands Nurse-Family Partnership nurse home visitors work with low-income women who are pregnant with their first child, helping these vulnerable young clients achieve healthier pregnancies and births, stronger child development, and a path toward economic self-sufficiency. Nurse-Family Partnership is a rare community health program that has been documented to … Continued

Alabama

Infant mortality, teen pregnancy and smoking: all threats to young lives in Alabama. Alabama’s infant mortality rate is the second highest in the United States and is similar to rates found in Third World countries. Combine the risks of teen pregnancy and smoking during pregnancy — which also are seen far too often — and … Continued

Alaska

Nurse-Family Partnership in Alaska Nurse-Family Partnership nurse home visitors work with low-income women who are pregnant with their first child, helping these vulnerable young clients achieve healthier pregnancies and births, stronger child development, and a path toward economic self-sufficiency. Nurse-Family Partnership is a rare community health program that has been documented to achieve lasting and … Continued

Arizona

Babies born full-term and at healthy weight: Just one of the positive outcomes of Nurse-Family Partnership in Arizona. Nurse-Family Partnership is a rare community health program that has been documented to achieve lasting and significant effects through multiple, well-designed randomized, controlled trials. More than 37 years of research demonstrates that it works. This evidence shows our … Continued

Arkansas

Poverty, preterm births and other poor maternal and child health outcomes, high school dropout rates, domestic violence, and child maltreatment:  all threats to child and family well-being in Arkansas. Arkansas ranks 47 out of 50 states for overall child well being according to the 2011 Kids Count ranking. Nurse-Family Partnership is helping to address the risks … Continued

California

California’s can-do spirit and creativeness show in the way it brings Nurse-Family Partnership to its most vulnerable citizens. Nurse-Family Partnership in California began with some of the earliest NFP programs in any American communities, thanks to the U.S. Department of Justice Weed and Seed community revitalization program. From that start in 1996, federal and state … Continued

Colorado

Colorado has been a leader in evidence-based home visitation. The state was one of the earliest implementers of Nurse-Family Partnership, beginning in 2000, and has served over 22,000 mothers to date. Nurse-Family Partnership nurse home visitors deliver this evidence-based program to families in all of Colorado’s 64 counties. Twenty-two individual agencies operate NFP sites. These agencies … Continued

Connecticut

Nurse-Family Partnership in Connecticut Nurse-Family Partnership nurse home visitors work with low-income women who are pregnant with their first child, helping these vulnerable young clients achieve healthier pregnancies and births, stronger child development, and a path toward economic self-sufficiency. Nurse-Family Partnership is a rare community health program that has been documented to achieve lasting and … Continued

Delaware

Delaware has historically had one of the highest infant mortality rates in the nation. That’s why community leaders saw a need for a program such as Nurse-Family Partnership. Delaware’s infant mortality rate was recently reported as 8.5 per 1,000 births. Teen birth rates are also high. These reasons and others compelled Children & Families First, … Continued

Florida

The statistics for Florida’s most vulnerable young families are staggering. In a 2008 state-by-state premature birth rate report card, The March of Dimes gave Florida an “F.” In 2007, the state’s infant mortality rate was 7.1 per 1,000 live births, higher than the national average of 6.78 per 1,000 live births. South Bay, a western … Continued

Georgia

Nurse-Family Partnership in Georgia Nurse-Family Partnership nurse home visitors work with low-income women who are pregnant with their first child, helping these vulnerable young clients achieve healthier pregnancies and births, stronger child development, and a path toward economic self-sufficiency. Nurse-Family Partnership is a rare community health program that has been documented to achieve lasting and … Continued

Idaho

Nurse-Family Partnership in Idaho Nurse-Family Partnership nurse home visitors work with low-income women who are pregnant with their first child, helping these vulnerable young clients achieve healthier pregnancies and births, stronger child development, and a path toward economic self-sufficiency. Nurse-Family Partnership is a rare community health program that has been documented to achieve lasting and … Continued

Illinois

From Upstate to Downstate, Nurse-Family Partnership is serving low-income, first-time parents. Young women pregnant with their first child are paired with a Nurse-Family Partnership registered nurse who is trained to educate, encourage and support them through the first two years of motherhood. This approach has proven to produce positive outcomes for the entire family. Why … Continued

Indiana

Poverty, preterm births and other poor maternal and child health outcomes, high school dropout rates, domestic violence, and child maltreatment: all threats to child and family well-being in Indiana. Indiana ranks 30 out of 50 states for overall child well being according to the 2013 Kids Count ranking. Nurse-Family Partnership is an Indiana program helping to … Continued

Iowa

Iowa has been struggling with racial disparities in maternal and child health outcomes, and at the same time the state’s young children are diversifying at a rate unmatched by any other age group. According to the most recent Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey, the state showed higher than desired levels of child poverty, … Continued

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