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Home Visits By Nurses For First-Time Mothers Help Reduce Government Costs

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Kaiser Health News

By Michelle Andrews

Symphonie Dawson was 23 and studying to be a paralegal while working part-time for a temporary staffing agency when she learned that the reason she kept feeling sick was because she was pregnant.

Living with her mom and two siblings near Dallas, Dawson worried about what to expect during pregnancy and what giving birth would be like, not to mention how to juggle having a baby with being in school…

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#HomeVisiting can save the government $19,000 for every family served: http://bit.ly/1KF5aXC via @mandrews110 @KHNews h/t @First_Focus
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