Pregnancy and mothering is difficult at the best of times, but what if you have to deal with these matters whilst you are in prison?
Many incarcerated women are mothers and an estimated 5% of women are pregnant upon entering prison. What sort of policies are put into place to ensure that pregnant women and mothers can associate with their children? Are they adequate? How do we keep women out of jail in the first place?
This is part two of a two-part series that looks at women in prison.