organizations: Nurse-Family Partnership

“Yo tengo Lupus… Mi familia me llama una guerrera porque mi enfermera me ayudó a prepararme física y mentalmente para un parto natural.”

Lizbeth Ortiz-Luna, graduada del programa Nurse-Family Partnership de la division de la salud materna, infantil y de los adolescentes del Departamento de Salud Pública de San Francisco, habla de su embarazo de alto riesgo debido a su enfermedad Lupus con...

“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 with her Nurse-Family Partnership nurse Julie Goodrich about how she has grown as a new mom. When she first found out she was pregnant, she was in an abusive relationship. With her nurse Julie’s support, she learned...

"Deep down inside I felt like something wasn't normal. And it turns out it wasn't."

Kelly Plunkett speaks with her Nurse-Family Partnership nurse Kyla Pfannenstiel at Children First about her journey to becoming her son's biggest advocate & a confident mom. With Kyla's support, Kelly overcame homelessness relating to domestic violence, and was persistent in...

From battling addiction to trying to be the best mom, I’m really proud I didn’t give up.

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...