Evaluation of the Nurse Family Partnership in North Carolina, Executive Summary

Mar 11, 2016
  • Description

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based community health program that connects low-income,first-time parents with maternal and child health nurses who provide support for a healthy pregnancy,knowledgeable and responsible parenting, and a strong start in infancy.

A new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill evaluated the NFP program's effects in North Carolina, showing statistically significant improvements in two areas critical to infant health and healthcare costs in our state.