A Rapidly Expanding Medical Program For Low-Income First-Time Mothers Combines Social Services With The Latest In Brain Science
NURSE-FAMILY PARTNERSHIP HELPING FIRST-TIME PARENTS SUCCEED
Can Technology Help Increase the Scale & Impact of a Proven Intervention?
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based, nurse home visiting program. When it comes to improving the quality of life for low-income teen moms and their kids, NFP has a truly impressive track record:
- Improved pregnancy outcomes.
- Improved child health and development.
- Increased economic self-sufficiency.
HopeLab has teamed up with NFP to modernize their existing delivery model through design and technology innovation. By improving affordability, accessibility, and engagement among nurses, moms, and their children, NFP seeks to scale a highly effective program with proven outcomes to thousands more families across the country.
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"Our partnership with HopeLab will allow us to innovate with technology and keep up with the growing interests of a young consumer base. By adding connectivity, peer networking, and wellness technologies to our model, we’re poised to engage new mothers and parents in a way that’s relevant in today’s world."
Oyuny Bahena speaks with nurse Regina Vittore about her journey — from battling heroin addiction and homelessness while pregnant to becoming the strong mom she is today. She credits her Nurse-Family Partnership nurses that stuck with her and guided her to never give up.