First-time moms find advice, care through county program

Registered nurse Berna Haag, right, with the Nurse-Family Partnership, cradles 3-month-old Raidyn Rickard as the baby’s mother, Samantha Wittern, 17, of Grand Junction eats a hot dog Wednesday during the second annual reunion picnic for the program. More than 200 families are visited by eight nurses with the Mesa County Health Department’s program, which helps children of low-income, first-time mothers from birth to 2 years.



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Registered nurse Berna Haag, right, with the Nurse-Family Partnership, cradles 3-month-old Raidyn Rickard as the baby’s mother, Samantha Wittern, 17, of Grand Junction eats a hot dog Wednesday during the second annual reunion picnic for the program. More than 200 families are visited by eight nurses with the Mesa County Health Department’s program, which helps children of low-income, first-time mothers from birth to 2 years.

Danielle McGlothlin didn’t know what she was getting into when she became pregnant at 16. With the help of a voluntary program for low-income, first-time mothers, McGlothin received the…




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