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Program Matches Poor Mothers with Nurses

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Program Matches Poor Mothers with Nurses

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Program Matches Poor Mothers with Nurses

Program Matches Poor Mothers with Nurses

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A new program gives first-time single, poor mothers guidance from trained nurses. The nurses supervise the pregnancy and the first two years of the baby's life. According to the journal Pediatrics, the program is cheaper and more effective than any other early intervention plan. Hear NPR's Michelle Trudeau.

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