Last year, 4000 women given a U.S. prison sentence were pregnant. In most cases, the babies were removed from their mothers immediately after birth, disrupting the crucial first few months of parent-child bonding. However, a few innovative programs across the country allow incarcerated women to keep their babies with them. A Ms. reporter witnesses the benefits to both mother and child. Read the full article...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Pregnant Women Behind Bars
Ms Magazine has an interesting article about incarcerated women who are pregnant.