“The Mesa County NFP is one chapter of a statewide iteration of an evidence-based national program that pairs a registered nurse (referred to as a nurse home visitor) with a first-time mother for weekly in-person visits from during pregnancy until the child reaches age 2.
‘It’s a relationship, it’s not just clinical,’ said Jensen. ‘We focus on the relationship between nurse and client, and our client’s heart desire. We’re building up the client, identifying goals and the steps to get there.'”