Nurse-Family Partnership at New Milford VNA
Empowering First-Time MomsNurse-Family Partnership is an evidence-based, community health program that serves first-time mothers and their families. By awakening the caretaker within each mother, we are able to improve healthy brain development and school readiness in children, prevent child abuse and neglect, strengthen and empower families and break the cycle of poverty.
What is Nurse-Family Partnership?
Nurse-Family Partnership is FREE for women who are pregnant with their first baby. When you enroll you will be connected to a registered nurse who will provide the support, advice and information you need to have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby and be a great mom.
What is the cost?
Nurse-Family Partnership is FREE to eligible women.
Who is eligible?
Any woman who:
~ Is pregnant with her first child
~ Is pregnant 28 weeks or less
~ Meets income requirements
~ Lives within the service area where Nurse-Family Partnership is available
~ The father, family members and friends are welcome to participate in the program, but as the mom, you are the main focus!
Your FREE personal nurse will support you to:
~Have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby
~Become the best mom you can be
~Learn and practice things that make you more confident as a mom, like breastfeeding, nutrition, child development, safe-sleep techniques and much more
~Get referrals for healthcare, childcare, job training and other support services available in your community
~Continue your education, develop job skills or follow your dreams for the future