Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse Family Partnership is a free program pairing first time expecting mothers with an experienced nurse home visitor from early pregnancy until the infant is 2 years of age. The NFP program is used to empower and assist women in their transition to motherhood, by addressing overall health of mom and baby, prenatal concerns, child development, maternal-child bond, understanding baby cues, nutrition, mental health, postpartum depression, community resources and maternal self-sufficiency. Our work is scientifically proven to improve pregnancy outcomes and create short and long-term life changes. A promising future starts with great mothers. Great mothers start with Nurse Family Partnership.

The counties covered by this service include Summit, Lake, Gilpin, Clear Creek, Park, Chaffee and Grand. All Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) programs are committed to producing lasting improvements in the health and well-being of low-income, first-time parents and their children. 
 

Nurse Family Partnership es un programa gratuito que ayuda a las madres embarazadas por la primera vez con una enfermera en el hogar con experiencia desde el inicio del embarazo hasta que el bebéé cumple 2 años. El programa NFP se utiliza para capacitar y ayudar a las mujeres en su transición a la maternidad, al abordar la salud general de la madre y el bebé, las preocupaciones prenatales, el desarrollo infantil, el vínculo materno-infantil, la comprensión de las pautas del bebé, la nutrición, la salud mental, la depresión postparto, los recursos comunitarios, y la autosuficiencia materna. Se ha comprobado científicamente que nuestro trabajo mejora los resultados del embarazo y crea cambios en la vida a corto y largo plazo. Un futuro prometedor comienza con grandes madres. Las grandes madres comienzan con Nurse Family Partnership.

Los condados cubiertos por este servicio son Summit, Lake, Gilpin, Clear Creek, Park, Chaffee, y Grand. Todos los programas Nurse Family Partnership están comprometidos a producir mejoras duraderas en la salud y el bienestar de los padres primerizos de bajos ingresos y sus hijos.

Póngase en contacto con la Supervisora de la NFP, Stephanie Munchoff, para inscribirse: 970-668-9711 

Program Information


Nurse home-visitors: 
  • Are highly educated registered nurses
  • Follow NFP Visit Guidelines that focus on the mother’s personal health, the quality of care giving, and life course development
  • Begin making visits during pregnancy and continue through the first two years of the child’s life
  • Involve the mothers' support system, including family members, fathers, and friends. They help families use other health and human services they may need
  • Eligible first-time mothers can enroll from early pregnancy to 30 days postpartum. 
  • Income-based eligibility is determined based only on the mother's income.

Goals


The program achieves three important goals:
1.    Children’s health and development are improved by helping parents provide responsible and       
       competent care for their children.

2.    Families’ economic self-sufficiency is improved by helping parents develop a vision for their own
       future, plan future pregnancies, continue their education, and find a job.

3.    Pregnancy outcomes are improved by helping women practice sound health-related behaviors,
       including: obtaining good prenatal care, improving their diet, and reducing use of tobacco, alcohol,
       and substance abuse.