Family Nurse Partnership: Meeting the needs of teenage mothers

Suzie Smyth, Gail Anderson

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Meeting the needs of young parents and their children more effectively will improve their life and long term health. This paper examines the Family Nurse Partnership as a public health initiative in supporting young women and improving the outcomes of themselves and their child(ren). It explores evidence of effectiveness, cost benefit and resource implications and discusses the role of the midwife within the context of public health initiatives and specifically to the delivery of the Family Nurse Partnership.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)870-875
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Midwifery
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 02 Dec 2014


  • Early intervention
  • Midwifery
  • Pregnancy in adolescence
  • Public health


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