AlaHealth Nurse-Family Partnership
AlaHealth Nurse-Family Partnership helps first-time mothers (28 weeks or less) and their baby get access to care, support, advice, and information needed during pregnancy and up until their child’s second birthday.
Benefits, National Outcomes, and Lasting Impacts
- NFP services are provided at no cost for Medicaid recipients
- Increase in healthy birth spacing
- Fewer preterm births
- Improve Pregnancy Outcomes
- Reduction in child abuse and neglect
- Specially-trained personal nurse to provide support, education, and tailored services for the mom and child
- More mothers that initiate breastfeeding
- Less behavior/intellectual problems at age 6
- Improve Child Health and Development
- Reduction in emergency room visits for accidents and poisonings
- Helping moms engage in good preventive health practices
- More babies born full term
- Improved school readiness
- Improve Economic Self-Sufficiency of the Family
- Reduction in language delays of child age 21 months
- First-time mom (less than 28 weeks)
- Eligible for Alabama Medicaid
- Live in one of the following counties: Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan
- Must have a referral from an Alabama Coordinated Health Network (ACHN) Medicaid partner
- If you are an Alabama Coordinated Health Network (ACHN) entity, please complete and submit the “ACHN – NFP Referral Form.” Click here for the form.
- If you are not an Alabama Coordinated Health Network (ACHN) entity, please complete and submit the “Standard – NFP Referral Form.” Click here for the form.
- Please submit your referral form via email or fax.