Babies don’t come with an instruction manual. Family Connects North Texas is here to help every step of the way!
The first few days and weeks home with a new baby can be a challenging time for all families, and research indicates that more than 90 percent of families can use some additional support. Family Connects North Texas nurses are trained to answer your questions and connect you with the support you need. The program is simple — a registered nurse comes to visit around 3 weeks to check on mom, baby, and the whole family.
What You Can Expect
Visits are schedule approximately 3 weeks after delivery
All visits are made by highly trained nurses
No Cost to You
As an eligible recipient, you will not be charged.
Helping all families regardless of income or background
Benefits of a Nurse Home Visit
Research shows that when families use Family Connects, mothers feel less anxious, they learn about quality childcare options available to them, and their babies need less emergency care at hospitals. This all adds up to a positive impact on families and the community.
More connections to community resources
Less likely to report symptoms of anxiety
Less infant emergency medical care
Parenting behaviors, home environments, and child care choices