North Central Health District

COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS

Nurse-Family Partnership

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Improving the Lives of Babies and Mothers

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is a voluntary program for Houston County women who are expecting their first baby. If you enroll, a registered nurse will visit you in hour home throughout the pregnancy and continue until your child’s second birthday.

 

Our Mission

  • To improve pregnancy outcomes – we want a healthy mom and a healthy baby.
  • To improve child health and development – when the child is born we want that child to develop physically and developmentally like they should
  • To improve economic self sufficiency – which means we want you to be in better position to care for you and your baby financially.

 

How much does this program cost?

Nurse-Family Partnership is FREE to all eligible women.

 

Who Is Eligible to Enroll?

  • First-time expecting mothers
  • Less than 28 weeks pregnant
  • Meet income requirements
  • Lives in Houston County

 

How often will a nurse visit you?

  • First four visits: Weekly
  • During pregnancy: Bi-Weekly
  • Birth to six weeks old: Weekly
  • Seven weeks to 21 months old: Bi-weekly
  • 22 months to 24 months: Monthly

 

How do I refer myself or someone I know?

Contact our office at 478-218-0142.

 

Make an Appointment Today

Call the Houston County Health Department to ask questions or make an appointment!

 

Learn about our related health services:

Pregnancy Testing
STD/HIV Testing
Women's Wellness