For First Time Moms…
Nurse-Family Partnership is a nurse home visiting program for women who are having their first baby. When you enroll in the program, a specially trained nurse will visit you at home throughout your pregnancy and until your baby is 2 years old. These services are provided at no cost to you.
NFP pairs first-time mothers with nurses, who can help them have a healthy pregnancy, provide expert advice and coaching on child development and empower them to start off on the right track.
For more information call 864-522-1900 or visit www.myscnfp.org
A Randomized Study
Nurse-Family Partnership is conducting a confidential research study with first-time moms in your area. If you are a first-time mom that is less than 28 weeks pregnant, you are invited to participate for a chance to receive a nurse or compensation for your time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Nurse-Family Partnership is a nurse home visiting program that pairs first-time mothers with nurses, who can help them have a healthy pregnancy, provide expert advice and coaching on child development and empower them to start off on the right track.
Now in its 37th year, NFP has served 239,461 moms in 43 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and six Tribal communities. Since being established in South Carolina in 2009, NFP has served over 2,620 families.
Nurse-Family Partnership has shown to have positive effects in:
- Prenatal health
- Preterm first births
- Childhood injuries
- Child development
- Maternal employment
There is no cost to participate in NFP.
- Women or teens pregnant with their first baby and who meet income requirements.
- Women who are less than 28 weeks pregnant.
Your nurse may visit every 1 or 2 weeks during your pregnancy and continue until your baby is 2 years old. You and your nurse will decide the exact schedule.
“My nurse changed my life by reminding me that as hard as things seem they are still OK.” -Ja’el, a participant of the Nurse-Family Partnership program.