President Wants Moms, Kids To Get Healthy Start President Obama wants to help new families get a healthy start. As part of the new White House Family Initiative, he's proposing that all first time, low-income mothers be eligible for a nurse-home visitation program. The program would offer support, guidance and tools for new moms to promote a healthy family.
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President Wants Moms, Kids To Get Healthy Start

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President Wants Moms, Kids To Get Healthy Start

President Wants Moms, Kids To Get Healthy Start

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President Obama wants to help new families get a healthy start. As part of the new White House Family Initiative, he's proposing that all first time, low-income mothers be eligible for a nurse-home visitation program. The program would offer support, guidance and tools for new moms to promote a healthy family.

Regular parenting contributors Jolene Ivey and Dannette Tucker, along Peggy Hill, of the Nurse-Family Partnership, which offers a visitation program in several states, share mixed feelings about the initiative.