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Bringing Research to Scale – The Nurse-Family Partnership Program


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Examines how the research-based Nurse-Family Partnership program is being put into practice on a broad scale across Colorado. The program—in which nurses conduct in-home visits with first-time expectant mothers who are at risk of poor birth outcomes, and then continue the long-term relationship following the child’s birth—is detailed in this report, along with the research on which it is based, implementation costs, realities of putting the program in place in varied communities and involving legislators in the implementation process.

Learn about the health equity issues affecting Coloradans at Collective Colorado, a publication of The Colorado Trust.