This proposal increases Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) services in Multnomah County. Nurse-Family Partnership is a highly-refined and successful approach using nurse home visiting. The intervention achieves three important objectives: Improve pregnancy outcomes by helping women practice sound health-related behaviors, including obtaining good prenatal care, improving diet, and reducing use of cigarettes, alcohol, and illegal drugs.

Budget Range: $1 - 2 million

Status: Not implemented
The proposal to add an additional team to the current program has not been funded. Current Nurse Family Partnership services have not been reduced.

Last updated September 2009