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,…

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

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…

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…

Video: Nurse Sarah

Day in the Life

A day in the life. A career you can feel passionate about. Why do Nurse-Family Partnership nurse home visitors choose this job over so many…

Nurse Pat

Spotlight on Nurses – Pat’s story. As a community nurse, Pat believed in her heart that the work she was doing—providing preventive healthcare to young mothers…

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;…