Early Intervention Program (EIP) for Adolescent Mothers

Designed for adolescents (14-19) from underserved minority groups who are pregnant with their first child and planning to keep the infant. Objective is to improve maternal health behaviors during and after pregnancy, improve birth outcomes, build maternal caretaking skills , improve the quality of mother-child interaction, prevent rapid repeat pregnancy, increase educational achievement, and build social competence. Program consists of 2 prenatal and 15 postpartum home visits until the child’s first birthday.

UCLA School of Nursing, 2013

Evidence Rating: I

Cost: N/A

Additional Info:


Case Management/Care Coordination Home Visiting Parenting Education Reproductive Life Planning/Family Planning

Perinatal Periods:

Parenting Postpartum Prenatal

Resource types:

Model programs

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