Yes! You choose who you would like to take part in visits with you and your nurse.
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No, this is a free program for all eligible women.
Your nurse will visit you every one to two weeks during your pregnancy and until your child turns two years old. Nurses are flexible and can work with your busy schedule to find a convenient time to meet.
You and your nurse can work together to decide on a place to meet that feels comfortable to you and gives some privacy for your visit.
NFP provides so much to babies and their families-from postpartum support to mental health screenings to help with understanding how your baby is developing to just having someone to talk to besides a baby! New moms, and dads, need all the help and socializing they can get, and NFP provides that, as well as someone your baby can grow to know and have a relationship with. Your nurse also becomes a very easily accessible resource for all of the millions of random questions that end up floating around in your brain when you have a new baby!
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Many moms say the support of their nurse made a big difference for them. Find more NFP mom stories on the NFP website.