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Nurse Home Visiting

Why It Matters

Babies and young children reach developmental milestones in a sequence and usually within a certain range of time.

When trained nurses visit homes to support children's developmental progress, problems are more likely to be detected early, when intervention can help the most.

Just as important, SRP nurses are a trusted resource for parents of young children - someone who can answer their questions, give them problem-solving ideas and connect them with community resources for families.


Old wives tales and informal advice can derail new parents because they are not often rooted in fact.

Take this fun quiz to separate fact from fiction!


Respiratory illness in young children (chronic colds, ear infections, asthma) can negatively affect hearing and speech development.

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