Nurse Michelle

Fighting the Heroin Epidemic, Fighting for Clients Nurse Michelle Krantz had a bad feeling when her client kept canceling appointments. Cora and her husband, Eddie,…

Cecilia

Cecilia Sanchez is a single mom who was on her own the day her infant son’s umbilical cord fell off. That’s an event that routinely…

Kyla and Nurse Kelly

Deep down inside I felt like something wasn’t normal. And it turns out it wasn’t. Kelly Plunkett speaks with her Nurse-Family Partnership nurse Kyla Pfannenstiel…

Natausha

When she first found out she was pregnant, Natausha Smith, BSN, RN, was preparing to finish her nursing degree—not become a mother.   Read Natausha’s…

South Carolina Nurses

Ja’el

Oyuny

From battling addiction to trying to be the best mom, I’m really proud I didn’t give up. Oyuny Bahena speaks with nurse Regina Vittore about…

SC Finds Innovative Way to Help First-time Moms

FLORENCE, S.C. – One in five babies in South Carolina is born to a first-time, low-income mother. Many of the moms are young, like 18-year-old…

Karen refugees

Tin Tin Aye sits on the floor in her Iowa apartment, laughing and stacking building blocks with her son who’s almost two. Her bright smile…

Nurses Improve Infant Health, One Home at a Time

A significant disparity in the health of New York City’s babies exists. While the city’s infant mortality rates are at an all-time low, the most…

Nurse Tesha Testifies Before Congress

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee held a hearing for the first time to explore how evidence-based programs like Nurse-Family Partnership change outcomes. Tesha Bright, a…

Flint’s Nursing Team

“I look at the Flint River every day and I knew I couldn’t do it. It’s nasty. They’ve found diapers and trash and bodies in…

Eddie

“Never stop working for what you feel your family deserves,” said Eddie, a NFP dad. Eddie, a 29-year old dad in the Nurse-Family Partnership program,…

Mariah and Nurse Vicki

Sitting on the floor of her Duncanville, Texas, home, 20-year-old Mariah Gaines gently rolls a ball to her 8-month-old son Ezekiel. When he catches it,…

Swamp Nurse Luwana Marts

In the swamps of Louisiana, in the autumn of 2004, an infant named Daigan Theriot was born to a young teen-age mother named Alexis. Alexis’s…

Deona

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