Danielle

Suffering from depression her entire life, the year before Danielle became pregnant she attempted suicide four times. Before her last attempt she “just wanted to…

Margarita

When she was 14-years old, Margarita was addicted to drugs and in and out of the juvenile justice system. During one stay, she discovered she…

Amanda

When the emergency room nurse told Amanda she was pregnant, she thought she was delivering good news. It seemed to the nurse that Amanda, then…

Danielle

The Danielle you see today – healthy, happy, sober, working hard toward an ambitious goal – is a different person from the 25-year-old woman who…

Arianna

When she was 17-years old and eight weeks pregnant, high school senior Arianna enrolled in Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) at United Way of the Coastal Bend…

Rosa

At 18 years old and three months pregnant, high school graduate Rosa moved from Houston to Round Rock, Texas, to be closer to her baby’s…

Yessica

Ready to enter her sophomore year of high school and three months pregnant, 16-year old Yessica decided to learn how to take care of herself…

Lone Star Nurse

Filmmaker Dawn Porter profiled Nurse-Family Partnership nurse Nicole Schroeder in Port Arthur, Texas and her work with young moms. “She sees the good and potential…

Twymitchellyn

When Twymitchellyn found out she was pregnant, she wasn’t sure how to react. “I was scared, nervous, basically, every emotion you can feel at once,…

Amber

“The circumstances our family has experienced have been challenging, but it does not have to define our story.” Pregnancy was an unexpected surprise for Amber…

Tiesha

At nine months, Elisa is a crawling, babbling, cooing, healthy and happy baby. But the path to all this unabashed delight was far from carefree.…

Nurse DJ

Nurses Are Making a Difference for Moms & Babies Nurse-Family Partnership nurse DJ Shine of Lake County, Indiana was there for expectant mom April Allen…

Sophonie

This story was originally published on the Healthy Teen Network Guest Blog. On June 1, 2018, Sophonie Celestin graduated from high school in Seaford, Delaware.…

Nurse Christina

When I started as an Nurse-Family Partnership nurse home visitor and saw the scientific results in the training materials, I thought, “Okay, it looks good;…

Sam

Alone and pregnant after a broken engagement, Sam, 24, worried about caring for a baby. “Oh boy,” she thought. “What did I get myself into?…

ROSA

“You’ve been a big part of our journey…I don’t think I could’ve done it without you.” New mom Rosa Flores talks with her Nurse-Family Partnership…