Follow us on Twitter

MNAAP Newsletter

Nurse-Family Partnership in Minnesota

By Stacy Walters, MD, Park Nicollet Pediatrics

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based community health program with over 38 years of randomized, controlled trials demonstrating multi-generational outcomes for first-time mothers and their children living in poverty.

Positive Outcomes for Clients Served by Minnesota’s Nurse-Family Partnership

  • 93% of all children received all recommended immunizations by 24 months
  • 91% of babies were born full term and 90% were born at a healthy weight
  • 85% of mothers initiated breastfeeding
  • 49% of mothers who entered the program without a diploma/GED have since earned one, and another 27% are working toward one

Cummulative data as of Sept. 30, 2015. This data does not include outcomes from the Tribal communities.

Read more...Read More