PBS NewsHour

How home visits for vulnerable moms boost kids' brainpower

Clip: 01/19/2016 | 7m 7s

A rapidly expanding medical program for low-income first-time mothers combines social services with the latest in brain science. The Nurse-Family Partnership provides in-home advice on health and parenting, which can lead to improved cognitive development and language skills for their children, who are showing up to school better prepared for learning. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.

Aired: 01/19/16

Rating: NR

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