One of the supporters of the Baby Buddy app, the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is a voluntary home visiting programme for first time young mums, aged 19 years or under. A specially trained family nurse visits the young mum regularly, from the early stages of pregnancy until their child is two. The FNP programme aims to enable young mums to:

  • have a healthy pregnancy
  • improve their child’s health and development
  • plan their own futures and achieve their aspirations.

Vision & Mission

The FNP's vision is that every baby, child and young parent can thrive, fulfil their aspirations and contribute to society. Working in partnership to improve the health, social and economic wellbeing of young parents and their babies, and to break the cycle of disadvantage, FPN:

  • lead consistent, high quality delivery and expansion of the Family Nurse Partnership Programme across England
  • learn from evidence and experience to improve, innovate and ensure value for money
  • champion the lesser heard voices of vulnerable children and young parents so they can shape the services they receive.

For information on commissioning and delivery visit the Family Nurse Partnership website.