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New Parent Support Program

General Program Description

The New Parent Support Program (NPSP) offers information, support and guidance to military families who are expecting a child and/or have children ages birth to three years of age. Services are provided free of charge to eligible families. NPSP staff provides support in the areas of pregnancy, labor and delivery, newborn/infant/toddler care and safety, growth and development, parenting and family relationships through home visits, classes, educational /support groups and referrals to community services. NPSP staff understands the impact that military life can have on expectant and new families, including deployments and separation from family and friends, and assist families to cope with these special situations.  NPSP services are tailored to each family's unique circumstances, and can help with adaptation to military life, preparation for parenthood, enhancing parenting skills, understanding growth and development, couple communication and stress management.

Staff Qualifications

NPSP services are provided by Registered Nurses and Licensed Medical Social Workers.

Eligibility Requirements

NPSP services are available to military families with an expectant mother and/or children ages birth to three years of age.

How to Enroll

To enroll in NPSP, contact your installation Family Advocacy Office.

Installation Specific Information

The New Parent Support PROGRAM (NPSP) can be reached by calling  720-847-6453.

Who NPSP Serves

  • Active duty members and their dependents from all branches of service.
  • Expectant mothers during pregnancy
  • Military families with children 3 years old and under
  • Adopting military families

Services and Programs 

The NPSP services assist new and expecting parents with the support they need to be successful.  These programs are designed to provide knowledge and skills needed to be great new and expectant parents.  Below is a list of services we can provide:

  • Tailored home visits by a Registered Nurse to address your needs and concerns
  • Education on pregnancy
  • How to manage the stress and challenges of parentingConnections within the military community
  • Support for single parents
  • Guidance with difficult infants or toddlers
  • How to cope with colic, fussy or high needs baby
  • Discipline strategies
  • Strategies for potty training or sibling rivalry
  • ...and much, much more!

OB Orientation

Sponsored by the 460 MDG, call 720-847-9355 to register. Open to expectant parents in their 1st trimester.  Class held every second Thursday of the month at the Health and Wellness Center (HAWC) from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Bundles for Babies

Sponsored by the Airman and Family Readiness Center, call 720-847-6681 to register. It is a workshop for expectant parents.     


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