2016 Clinical Outcomes Report: Nurses for Newborns

A Lincoln County youth was pregnant and living in poverty with an abusive boyfriend. Her school counselor called Nurses for Newborns, which provided in-home visits to assess the youth’s physical, environmental and emotional health and to prepare for the child’s birth. The baby was born healthy and the nurse continues providing care to the infant and mother to ensure their continued health and safety. The young woman left the abusive boyfriend, graduated from high school, is employed and seeking educational advancement opportunities.

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