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, an 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

Lauren

I can stand up, set those boundaries and make the decisions that are best for not just me, but for my daughter. Lauren Biser speaks…

Video: Nurse Sarah

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…

Karla

   

Jermaine

Jermaine returns home from the pediatrician’s office. His 2-month-old son, Ja’Marr, was due for a round of his immunizations. “He did great,” Jermaine says with…

Mark

Two years ago Mark was working the night shift at McDonald’s in Lubbock, Texas, when a young woman walked up to the counter and asked…

Rosa

On March 15, Rosa Valentin – a 16-year old mom from Lancaster, Pennsylvania – testified before the U.S. House Ways and Means Subcommittee on her…

Jessika

It was hard enough for Jessika to learn that she was pregnant at age 20. What made it even harder: Few others seemed to have…

Jennifer

The young mother locks eyes with her little boy and says, “I love you.” “How much?” answers Jayden, a pro at this game. “I love…